Names Of Flowering Trees (Top 30 List, Identification, Pictures)

Flowering trees produce colorful and scented flowers to make your house and its surrounding beautiful. 

Most of the species have the capacity to withstand the weather conditions outside.

No matter where you live, you’ll surely find the flowering trees that’ll best suit your weather conditions.

Here are 30 flowering trees with their names and pictures:


1. Laburnocytisus Adamii 

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Laburnocytisus is loved by many because it’s a spring-flowering deciduous tree that beautifies an environment.

You can easily identify it with two flowering colors — light purple and yellow. 

Laburnocytisus were bud by Jean Louise Adam to form a singular plant.

The two different trees that were graft-hybrid (laburnum and purple broom) into one are:

  • Cytisus purpureus
  • Laburnum 

Laburnocytisus can grow in any soil and is tolerant to hot weather conditions. However, the flowering trees are not tough resistant to extreme weather climates because of the shallow roots.

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Specification Of Laburnocytisus Adamii

Scientific Name+Laburnocytisus ‘Adamii’
Height3 – 7 m
Soil TypeAll soil but tolerant to lime soil
Sunlight ExposureFull but not extreme 
CrownNarrow vertical vase-shaped, and capricious growing
ToxicityHas toxic components
Bark and branchesRough brown-green
LeafTrifoliate, leaflets ovate to obovate, green, 4 – 6.5 cm, feather-like leaf
Flowers10 – 18 cm, purple, yellow-purple and bright yellow, 
FruitsShell-like, grey-green with soft hairs, 8 cm, black seeds 
Weather ConditionsResistant, Tolerants. 
Fauna tree:Butterflies foods
Wind resistanceModerate 
LifespanMinimum of 20 years

2. Malus Rudolph (Crabapple ‘Rudolph)

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Malus Rudolph has dark brown twigs and bark vertical stem. It grows vertical straight before spreading out branches.

At a certain height, the branches grow outward to form an attractive round shape. The small vertical stem carries the round-shape branches.

During spring, Malu rudolph leaves become brownish-red, while in the summer they turn dark green and reddish glow. 

You can easily identify it by dark purplish-red and brownish-purple flowers it produces at different seasons. The flowers are initially brownish-purple but later become dark purplish-pink when they open.

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Rudolphus tree plant is grown for two reasons: 

  • Beautification
  • Consumption of the fruits. 

Specification Of Malus Rudolph

Scientific NameMalus Rudolph
Height5 – 6 m
Soil TypeLoam and sandy soil. Nutritious, well-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull 
CrownRound, half-open crown
ToxicityNot toxic to people, pets, and livestock 
Bark and branchesSmooth and dark brown
LeafOval, from bronze-red to dark green, 6 – 8 cm
FlowersBrownish-purple in the bud, and Dark purplish-red, single, 5 cm 
FruitsElongated, orange-yellow, 1.5 – 2 cm
Weather ConditionsResistant, Tolerants. 
Fauna tree:Valuable for bees (honey plant), provides food for birds
Wind resistancePartially because it susceptible to sea wind
Lifespan10 – 20 years and above.

3. Purple-Leaf Sand Cherry (Prunus x Cistena)

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Purple-leaf sand cherry is widely known for the eye-catching pink and white flowers it produces. The foliages are purple with a little streak of white.

Purple-leaf sand cherries maintain one color all year around. The plant is easily identified by its all year one color.

During Autumn season, it produces shining red foliage. It’s foliage attracts birds and butterflies.

Purple-leaf sand cherry is an attractive plant that’s good to be at the centre point of landscape. 

The plant color doesn’t change as the weather climate changes. You can train the plant to grow straight or allow it to grow into a small single stem shrub. 

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Purple-leaf sand cherry can easily become dense to the ground when growing but you can prune it to any desire of your choice.

Specification Of Purple-Leaf Sand Cherry

Scientific NamePrunus × cistena
Height5 – 8 ft
Soil TypeAll soil but tolerant to lime soil
Sunlight ExposureFull 
CrownRed-purple leafed shrub
ToxicityToxic to Dog and human
Bark and branchesWhite-pink flowers and purple leaves.
LeafPurple-leaf sand cherry leaf
FlowersLight pink and white flowers
Weather ConditionsTolerance to heat but not humid. 
Fauna tree:Birds and butterflies
Wind resistanceHighly 
Lifespan10 – 15

4. Amelanchier Laevis Snowflakes

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Amelanchier laevis snowflake begins its growth with a vertical small stem of multiple branches. At a certain height, the plant stops growing and begins to develop the branches.

It has dark green leaves as the plant grows but turns into bronze color. The leaves grow large to form a round-shape at the top. 

Amelanchier Laevis Snowflakes leaves are not that attractive, unlike other plants.

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However, it produces many bright white flowers that reflect at night when light shines on it.

The color of the plant changes with weather conditions. During autumn the color turns yellow and red. The color variation is a function of the weather conditions.

Specification Of Amelanchier Laevis Snowflake

Scientific NameJuneberry Allegheny 
Height4 – 6 (10) m
Soil TypeAll, prefers calcareous
Sunlight ExposureFull 
CrownLarge white, star shaped flowers
ToxicityNot toxic people, pets, and livestock.
Bark and branchesLightly grey, smooth
LeafDark green, 3 – 7 cm
FlowersLight pink and white flowers
FruitsEdible brownish-red fruits 
Weather ConditionsDrought-resistance plant 
Fauna tree:Birds and butterflies
Wind resistanceModerate 
Lifespan10 above.

5. Paulownia Tomentosa Tree

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Paulownia Tomentosa is called Foxglove tree, the Princess tree, and Empress tree. 

It grows many heart-shape leaves that are weather tolerant.

The plant is widely known for its rich vanilla-scent perfume that covers a wide range. Paulownia tomentosa tree usually announces its presence, especially when it begins to produce flowers with the vanilla like scent.

It produces succulent and beautiful flowers that birds, butterflies, and bees like. The flowers proceed through the foliage. Before the leaves, the branches is egulf with purple bell-shaped flowers.

The size of the Paulownia tomentosa tree is dependent on the number of years. In addition, it’s a fast-growing plant with large shade for relaxation during hot weather.

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If well cared for, Paulownia Tomentosa can grow over 2.5 m in one season. It is among the fast growing flowering trees. 

Specification Of Paulownia Tomentosa Tree

Scientific NamePaulownia Tomentosa
Height30 – 60 inches
Soil TypePrefers well drained and moist Loam, Sand, Chalk and Clay
Sunlight ExposureFull 
CrownRapid growth, Ovate leaves, and rich perfume.
ToxicityNot toxic people, pets, and livestock.
Bark and branchesBrown and copper green
LeafHeart shape, 30 cm
FruitsBrown/copper green. 
Weather ConditionsDrought-resistance plant 
Wind resistanceResistant but the branches are susceptible to wind.
Lifespan100 years and above

6. Magnolia Tree

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Magnolia tree is known for producing star-shaped flowers. The flowers come in different colors: 

  • White
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Yellow. 

You can train or prune Magnolia into trees or shrubs. It is an ornamental tree for landscape with excellent flowering seasons ranging from early spring to late summer.

Without flowers the tree looks lifeless because flowers are mostly the as leaves. It produces small foliage as the flowers are coming out.

Magnolia is an attractive tree that you can cultivate for beautification or to create shade in your compound. The season flowering tree that has the capacity to withstand any hot climates.

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Specification Of Magnolia Tree

Scientific NameMagnolia grandiflora
Height15 ft shrubs, 80 ft tree
Soil TypeWell-drained, rich in organic matter. Tolerate clay, loam, or sandy soils.
Sunlight ExposurePartial  
CrownSeason flowering 
ToxicityNot toxic to people, pets, and livestock.
Bark and branchesGray and smooth
LeafPyramidal shape, 12 – 20 cm
FlowersBowl-shaped, star-shaped. White, pink, purple, green, and yellow.
Fruits3 – 8 inches long. (Follicetum)
Weather ConditionsTolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan80 – 120 years and above

7. Lilac Tree

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Lilac is a deciduous plant with dark gray and dark-brown stems. it can either train or prune to be a tree or densely shrubs. 

Its dense shrub with multi stems of different sizes. The multi stems are what is usually termed bush lilac, which grow into irregular, round shaped when it trains to be tree.

Lilac in whatever shape either as a tree or a shrub grows faster when it’s young and delays as it ages. The growth rate of the plant as it ages is one foot less than the previous height it attained.

Lilac leaves have two colors. The leaves base is dark green, while the other parts are gray brown. 

Lilac has a strong stem that is difficult to cut with your hand. It grows flowers with light purple or lavender.  Once the flowers are out, they produce a rich fragrance that has wide coverage. 

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Specification Of Lilac Tree

Scientific NameMagnolia grandiflora
Height8 – 25 ft 
Soil TypeWell-drained soil with acidic, alkaline, and moist. Preferably is sandy soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownRich fragrance
ToxicityNot toxic to people, pets, and livestocks. Edible fruits.
Bark and branchesDark brown and dark gray
Leaf2 – 5 inches
FlowersWhite, violet, blue, lavender, pink, magenta, and purple,
FruitsNut-like fruit, Brown
Weather ConditionsTolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan80 – 100

8. Ornamental Cherry Tree

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Ornamental cherry trees grow attractive bright colorful flowers especially in the spring season. The flowers are the most beautiful part of the trees.

Some species produce small cherries that are too tart for human consumption. However, the small cherries invite different kinds of birds. 

Ornamental cherry trees are just known for their springtime flowering trees but also for bright colors foliage. The colors are purple, red, and orange.

Ornamental cherry tree is known for the beautiful flowers and attractive colorful leaves. Howere, the flowers change with weather conditions. Any change in the climate conditions have a great impact on the plant generally.

It’s mostly seasonal plants like the flowers that bloom during the springtime, while the foliage are greatly affected by the weather. 

Specification Of Ornamental Cherry Tree

Scientific NamePrunus avium
Height40 – 50 ft 
Soil TypeFertilize, Well-drained moist soil.
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownSmall cherries fruits
ToxicityNot toxic to birds
Bark and branchesDark brown, dark gray
Leaf4.5 – 8 m
FlowersYellow and green
FruitsSmall seeds
Weather ConditionsTolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 40

9. Flowering Quince

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Flowering quince is a deciduous shrub with multi stems. It has different colors of flowers, orange, white, and pink. 

The plant grows easily and requires little maintenance especially at the initial time. Highly drought-resistant plants that’s good for barrier or boarder demarcation.

Flowering quince is naturally dense to the ground with gray-brown stems of spiny twig. It has five petal flowers of 2 – 3 inches in diameter.

It grows yellowish-green oval leaves that are serrated at the edge immediately after the flowers. The duration period of the flowers is between 10 – 14 days.

The leaves are usually glossy dark-green of  2 – 4 inches in sizes. The scientific name is Chaenomeles speciosa. The height of the plant is between 6 – 10 inches. 

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Flowering quince requires full sunlight to blossom and prefere soil is well-drained loam and sandy soil.

Specification Of Flowering Quince Tree

Scientific NameChaenomeles speciosa 
Height6 – 10 inches
Soil TypeFertilize, Well-drained moist soil.
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownRound shade
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesLight brown and smooth
Leaf3.5 m
FlowersScarlet, red, pink, and white
FruitsQuince fruits
Weather ConditionsTolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 

10. Ornamental Apple Tree

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Ornamental apple tree is a multi-colors flowering plant. The colors of its flowers change with weather climates. 

It starts to blossom right from the beginning of springtime. The flowers and the foliage changes along with the weather climates. 

During Autumn, it maintains beautiful and colorful flowers. At the beginning of the spring, it produces different colors of buds, which are pink and carmine red.

As the buds get matured, the colors change to pure white, pink, or red. At full grown, the buds turned to foliage with deep green, and later changed to orange red and fell off from the tree. 

Ornamental apple trees produce orange or yellow, and red apples during summer. The apple most times stays on the tree all through winter if not harvested.

At the beginning the flowers are pale pink and later changes to red as it grows. When the buds are finally opened, the colors of the flowers are white, pink or red. 

Ornamental apple tree height is between 16 – 20 ft. it needs full sunlight to florish when planted in a well-drained soil. The botanical name is Malus.

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Specification Of Ornamental Apple Tree

Scientific Name  Malus pumila
Height16 – 20 ft
Soil TypeDeep well-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull 
CrownRound shade
ToxicityFruits are not toxic
Bark and branchesGlossy dark red
LeafDeep green
FlowersCarmine red
FruitsPale red
Weather ConditionsTolerant 
Wind resistanceYes 
Life span30 – 40 years

11. Weeping Cherry 

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The scientific name of Weeping cherry is Prunus spp. It’s an ornament plant that has been cultivated for years because of its beauty. There are several species of Weeping cherry out there.

All the species produce similar colors of flowers. During spring, it produces single or double pink, and white flowers before the appearance of the leaves.  

Also the size of the flower tree depends on the species. The dwarf special of Weeping cherries have 8 inches height, while the tall species is 40 inches. 

Specification Of Weeping Cherry

Scientific NamePrunus spp
Height8 – 40 inches
Soil TypeFertilize, loam, sandy soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
Bark and branchesGray and brown
Leaf3.5 m
FlowersRed, pink, and white
FruitsNo fruit
Weather ConditionsPartial tolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan30 – 40 years

12. Peltophorum

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Peltophorum can grow on loam, sandy, and rocky soil. It is  highly drought tolerant and needs full sunlight to blossom. The plant thrives under well-drained soil.

Peltophorum or pterocarpum is also known as the yellow flame tree. It provides wide shade in the tropical region. 

The height of a peltophorum is between 15 to 30 m with a trunk diameter up to 1 m. the foliage has a dove shape which is usually at the center.

The foliage reaches 30 – 60 cm long each. Crown of a peltophorum is the dove shape of the leaves.

It’s flowers are yellow, which is the most attractive part of the tree. It takes the plant four years to start flowering. The size of each yellow flower is 2.5 – 4 cm.

It produces fruits that are purplish at the initial time and when ripped turned to brownish. The fruit is like a pod with a size 5 -10 cm long, and 2.5 cm broad.

It has tap roots that grow deep into soil and when planted close to pavement damage it. It has the capacity to withstand any weather conditions.

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Specification Of Peltophorum Tree

Scientific NamePeltophorum pterocarpum
Height15 – 30 m
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownDove like-shape of the leaves
Bark and branchesDark brown
Leaf60 cm
FruitsYes 5 cm
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan50 years

13. Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana)

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The scientific name of Callery pear is Pyrus calleryana. It’s known for its trait that enables it to spread easily at every growing period.

Callery pear tree is from the family of Rosaceae. The plant is good for borders and boundaries because of visual appeal but highly resilient.

Apart from the fire blight, Callery Pear are highly resistant to diseases. The plant thrives in most weather conditions. 

Callery pear when grown in good weather conditions usually attain heights of between 12 – 15 feet. The lifespan of the plant is 8 – 10 years.

During spring, the tree changes colors from yellow to white or become red all through. Callery pear is good for landscape and beautification.

Specification Of Callery Pear Tree

Scientific NamePyrus calleryana
Height12 – 15 m
Soil TypeThrive in a well-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesRough, texture bark brown or green
Leaf1 ½ – 3
FlowersPure white and 1 inch
Fruits1.3 cm
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan8 – 10 years

14. Royal Poinciana

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Royal Poinciana tree is well known and loved for providing dappled shade especially during summer. 

It’s a multi-branches tree, which it spreads wide to create a super shade that looks canopy or umbrella.

Royal poinciana is a deciduous tree with smooth and gray bark. Howerever, the plant is not tolerant to wind but pruning when growing helps to prevent the branches from breaking off during extreme wind.

Royal poinciana at maturity can get to 40 ft and the shade can cover up to 40 – 60 ft wide. It grows four petals that have a spoon shape of  about 3 inches. The color of the petal is bright orange and deep red.

It has yellow flowers that change as the weather conditions change. However, Royal Poinciana prefers frost-free areas.

The scientific name of Royal poinciana is Delonix regia. Blossom in full sunlight with well-drained soil especially loam and sandy.

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Specification Of Royal Poinciana Tree

Scientific NameDelonix regia
Height40 ft
Soil TypeThrive in a well-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownCanopy-like shade
ToxicityExtremely toxic
Bark and branchesSmooth dark gray
Leaf30 – 60 m
FlowersRed, orange 
Fruits2 inches
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan50 years 

15. Tabebuia

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Tabebuia brings out different colors of flowers during springtime, which are pink, lavender-pink, and golden yellow. The size of the flowers are 1 – 4 inches.

The height of the plant is between 20 – 30 ft when it matures. There are different species of Tabebuia trees with different growing styles. 

Irrespective of the species, the plant can get up to 160 ft tall. However, the small size of Tabebuia is usually 25 inches wide. The common color of Tabebuia is the gold blooms, pink and purple.

Specification Of Tabebuia Tree

Scientific NameTabebuia heterophylla
Height20 – 30 ft
Soil TypePartial drained and fertile soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownAll season flowering color
ToxicityExtremely toxic
Bark and branchesBrown bark
Leaf1 – 4 inches
FlowersGold, yellow 
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 25 years 

16. Forsythia

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Forsythia are among the first flowering trees to produce flowers during spring time. Highly-attractive yellow brilliant flowers.

The plant needs full sunlight to blossom and look healthy. It requires well-drained soil to flourish.

The scientific name of Forsythia is Forsythia spp. It is a deciduous tree that has grown height between 2 – 10 feet tall.

Forsythia is not toxic to both humans, pets, and livestocks. It can be propagated through stem cuts. It’s a fast growing flowering tree you can use to add value to your landscape.

Specification Of Forsythia Tree

Scientific NameForsythia 
Height2 – 10 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownForsythia bushes
ToxicityNot toxic to both human and pets
Bark and branchesGrey brown
Leaf7 cm
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 50 years 

17. Cassia Trees

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Cassia tree is a fast growing deciduous plant with maturity height of 12 – 15 ft. The plant is known for its yellowish flowers with deep green leaves.

cassia is highly butterflies attractive flowering trees you can either use to landscaping or plant in the garden to invite butterflies.

It produces a dark brown pod before the flowers. During early spring, the tree drops its leaves for flowers to come out — become beautiful once the flowers are coming in late spring to early summer.

Specifications Of Cassia Tree

Scientific NameCassia fistula
Height12 – 15 inches
Soil TypeTolerant to most soils
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownShining flowers
ToxicityExtremely toxic 
Bark and branchesBrown
Leaf10 – 15 cm
FlowersGolden yellow 
FruitsFlowering seeds
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan40 – 150 years 

18. Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)

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The crape myrtle flowering tree is known for consistent growing of colorful foliage especially during summer.

It’s a deciduous multi-stemmed shrub plant with pink flowers that have wrinkle petals like the crape paper. 

The foliage are dark green, which change along to yellows, orange, and reds as the weather conditions change. 

It has thin grey bark that forms the shrub. it is able to tolerate drought once it grows as a result of the multi-stemmed.

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the common species of crapemyrtle grows to a height of 15 – 25. It needs full sunlight to floris. Do well in acidic and alkaline moist, well-drained soil. The scientific name of the plant is Lagerstroemia indica.

The height of crape myrtle when it matured is between 25 – 30 inches. It has a lifespan of 50 years and above.

Specification Of Crape Myrtle Tree

Scientific NameLagerstroemia indica
Height15 – 25 inches
Soil TypePrefer well-drained sandy, clay, and loam soil.
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownRound shade
ToxicityExtremely toxic 
Bark and branchesBrown
Leaf3 – 5 cm
FruitsFlowering seeds
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan50 years 

19. Hawthorn Tree

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Hawthorn is a flowering tree with attractive shade of pink and white flowers. It is also known for early spring flowering production.

This ornamental shrub tree is a multi-stem plant that is good for landscape and beautification of the compound.

Hawthorn can grow up to 15 to 30 feet. It naturally grows into shrubs. you can prune it to have a vertical Hawthorn tree. It grows any soil with full sunlight at least 8 hours daily.

Hawthorn produces fruits that are red, orange, yellow, or black. The edible fruit stays till early winter.

Before fruits, it brings out white flowers with 5 petals. The petals usually have pink at the tips. The flowers are used for heart treatment.

Hawthorn bark is greyish brown. The tree provides wide shade during summer and hot weather conditions.

Specification Of Hawthorn Tree

Scientific NameMyrtales
Height15 – 30 inches
Soil TypePrefer well-drained sandy, clay, and loam soil.
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownRound shade
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesGreenish brown
Leaf3 – 5 cm
FlowersPink, white 
FruitsRed, orange
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 50 years 

20. Fringe Tree

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The mature height of a Fringe tree is between 12 – 20 ft. The multi-stemmed shrub plant needs full sunlight to blossom. 

The fringe tree is popularly known for it white flowering fragrant. The flowers are 6 – 8 inches length and 3 – 6 inches leaves length.

Also you can easily identify the Fringe tree with its slightly gray-brown and slightly ridged bark. Highly tolerant to drought and grow any type of soil.

A deciduous tree that produces black and blue fruits every summer.

Specification Of Fringe Tree

Scientific NameChionanthus virginicus
Height12 – 15 inches
Soil TypeIn most type soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownOval-shaped canopy like Round shade
ToxicityExtremely toxic
Bark and branchesSlightly ridge dark green
Leaf3 – 6 cm
FlowersPink, white 
FruitsFemale plant produce fruits
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan8 – 10 years 

21. Star Magnolia

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This is an attractive and beautiful multi-stemmed shrub when it’s not trained. At the early springtime, the plant grows flowers that make it elegant.

Star Magnolia needs little acidic soil to be healthy and produce enough flowering. The flowers become brighter when they grow in full sunlight.

The height of Star magnolia when it matured is between 15 – 20 heights. It needs well-drained soil to produce much flowers.

It grows a showy, fragrant white flower with pink. When the plant is young it has a smooth, shiny chestnut brown bark turning a silvery gray with age.

Star magnolias leaves are dense and smaller than other magnolias. The bronze cast turns to a green and yellow-brown as new leaves begin to grow. The size of the leaves are 2 – 4 inches with elliptic leaves.

Specification Of Magnolia Tree

Scientific NameMagnolia 
Height15 – 20 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownFragrant white flower
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesGray and smooth
Leaf3 – 6 cm
FlowersPink, white 
FruitsBerry-like fruit
Weather Conditionstolerant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan80 – 120 years 

22. Dogwood

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There are different species of Dogwood. All species have one common factor. The factor is that they die during winter and grow from the buds close to the ground.

Hardly will Dogwood flowering trees die completely without not germinating back as soon as the weather conditions become favorable.

Irrespective of the species, the maturity of the height is between 10 to 25 feet tall with a trunk diameter of 6 to 12 inches.

The plant prefers partial shade and blossoms in full sunlight. Dogwoods have several colors ranging from White, pink, and pale red.

Dogwoods have green leaves during summer and change to an attractive reddish-purple during the fall before dropping to the ground.

Specification Of Dogwood Tree

Scientific NameCornus florida
Height12 – 25 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownUndie state 
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesGray and smooth
LeafGreen leaves 
FlowersPink, white 
Weather ConditionsPartially torelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 30 years 

23. Persian Silk Tree

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Persian silk tree’s scientific name is Albizia julibrissin. It has beautiful leaves that withstand most weather conditions.

You can easily identify the plant with feather-like leaves with highly attractive bright flowers. The flowers are usually in stunning pink that always calls for attention.

Deciduous trees with rich fragrant flowers that attract pollinators need well-drained soil to blossom. Persian silk tree flowers are pink. 

It needs partial shade and full sunlight to grow into a 20 – 50 foot spread. Highly tolerant to almost all soil. It grows in a rocky soil.

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Specification Of Persian Silk Tree

Scientific NameAlbizia julibrissin
Height20 – 50 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
ToxicityNot toxic
Bark and branchesLight brown
LeafGreen leaves 
FlowersCarmine red, white, and Pink
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan10 – 20 years 

24. Pink Trumpet Tree

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Pink trumpet tree as the name implies, has pink flowers that create canopy-like shade. The pink flower serves as leaves. It creates a round shade with a wide coverage. 

It has deciduous partial foliage that grows in between some of the flowers. The height of the pink trumpet tree is 30 – 50 ft and 30 – 40 ft wide.

The foliage is dark green which you can easily see on the tree. The growth rate of Pink trumpet trees per year is 12 to 24 inches.

Specification Of Pink Trumpet Tree

Scientific NameTabebuia rosea
Height30 – 50 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownAll pink
ToxicityExtremely toxic
Bark and branchesSmooth and grey
LeafDark olive green 
FlowersBright pink
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 – 25 years 

25. American Redbud

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American redbud is also known as Eastern redbud. It produces a beautiful atmosphere because of the eye-catching flowers that extend their admirable color beyoung spring season. The flowers are rosy pink last beyoung one season.

It has an attractive heart-shaped foliage of reddish-purple that change s to dark green, then finally yellow as the season changes. 

American redbud can partially withstand wind. It has 20 – 30 feet height and spread to 25 – 35 feet. 

The flowering tree can tolerate acidic or alkaline soils as well as heavy clays. It grows well under full sun and light shade. The annual growth rate is 13 to 24 inches.

Specification Of American Redbud Tree

Scientific NameCercis canadensis
Height20 – 30 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownHeart-like shape foliage 
ToxicityExtremely toxic
Bark and branchesSmooth brown
LeafDark green 
FlowersRosy pink
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan50 – 70 years 

26. Wolf Eyes [Cornus Kousa]

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An elegant deciduous eye-catching tree that’s influenced by climate change. It has gray-green leaves that have partial strength to withstand cold weather conditions.

Wolf eyes tree has highly attractive reddish pink leaves — with showy, creamy white flower-like bract followed immediately after bright red ornamental fruit. 

The botanical name is KOR-nus KOO-sa. It has an average Size at maturity and reaches 10 to 20 ft. tall.

Specification Of Wolf Eyes Tree

Scientific NameKOR-nus KOO-sa
Height10 – 20 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownDeep green leaves 
Bark and branchesSmooth brown
LeafGrey green 
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan40 years 

27. Smoke Tree 

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Smoke bush trees are also known as royal purple smoke bush. It grows vertical multi-stemmed with deciduous foliage. It has waxy green leaves and later turns yellow, orange, or purplish-red in fall. 

Smoke tree flowers have billow hair attached to it and stay throughout summer and later turn to a smoky pink to purplish-pink as it ages.

The scientific name of the plant is Cotinus coggygria. At maturity the plant attains 10 – 15 feet tall. It needs full sunlight to spread.

Smoke tree florish mostly in an infertile loam. It thrives in all other soils except wet and drained moderately.

Specification Of Smoke Tree

Scientific NameCotinus coggygria
Height10 – 15 inches
Soil TypeWell-drained soil
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownDeep green leaves
ToxicityExtremely Toxic
Bark and branchesSmooth brown
LeafGrey green 
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan20 years 

28. Camellia Japonica Festival  

Camellia Japonica

Camellia japonica flower trees grow both white, pink, and rose flowers especially during winter. 

It is a deciduous shrub with shiny green foliage — the plant doesn’t direct full sunlight. When cultivated in well-drained soil, it grows up to 120 cm height.

Pruning helps the plant to grow vertically upright. If left to grow without prune itr grows into a densely shrub with multi-stemmed.

29. Red Bird Of Paradise

Red bird of paradise is known for its drought-resistant capacity.  The plant blossoms during summer.

During the warm season the plant produces orange-red flowers. An attractive shrub that grows faster all year. It grows to 10 – 20 ft height. In a frost free location it can grow up to 10 feet height.

The flowers have both orange and red colors. Though some species have orange or yellow at the tip of flower petals or completely yellow flowers.

The scientific name of Red Bird of paradise is Caesalpinia pulcherrima. It grows under full sunlight. 

Specification Of Red Bird Of Paradise Tree

Scientific NameCaesalpinia pulcherrima
Height6 – 10 ft
Soil TypeWell-drained soil 
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownThroat dark brown bark
ToxicityNot Toxic
Bark and branchesDark brown 
FlowersRed, Yellow 
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan5 – 8 years 

30. Oleander (Nerium oleander)

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Oleander is known for its multiple uses and also the capacity to grow in most soil especially salt spray and high pH soil. It is a drought-resistant plant for landscaping.

The plant doesn’t withstand winter temperatures below 20 degree Fahrenheit. It can grow both indoor and outdoor weather conditions.

The leaves are deep evergreen with white or deep pink blossom flowers. The flowers bloom and blossom during summer. 

The plant is highly toxic that’s why you don’t need to plant it close to children and pets reach.

Specification Of Oleander Tree

Scientific NameNerium oleander
Height20 – 25 ft
Soil TypeWell-drained soil 
Sunlight ExposureFull  
CrownThroat dark brown bark
ToxicityNot Toxic
Bark and branchesDark brown 
LeafDeep evergreen 
FlowersRed, Yellow 
Weather ConditionsTorelant 
Wind resistanceResistant 
Lifespan50 – 150 years 


Discover the beauty of flowering trees with our comprehensive guide. From the enchanting Cherry Blossom to the majestic Magnolia, explore a myriad of stunning species to adorn your landscape. Learn about their unique characteristics, ideal growing conditions, and how to care for them to ensure vibrant blooms year after year. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this resource will inspire you to incorporate these breathtaking trees into your outdoor oasis. Elevate your garden with the timeless elegance and natural splendor of flowering trees. Start your journey towards a blooming paradise today!


Let this list guide you to make proper choices when considering growing flowering trees in your spaces.

Flowering trees are used for various purposes. Some are cultivated because they are edible, while some are for landscaping.

The understanding of how these trees grow is very important. The knowledge will guide you to choose the right ones that has the capacity to withstand the weather conditions of your area.

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