July 25, 2022

Cam’s Plant Picks of the Week

Every week we’re publishing a NEW Plant Picks of the Week story, showcasing our Plant Specialists’’ top plant picks. Get ready to be inspired!

We recently asked Cam to share his top plant picks. Here’s what he had to say:


Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’

A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark and a dense, upright habit, an ideal choice for small home landscapes; needs full sun and well-drained soil


Lollipop® Flowering Crab

Malus ‘Lollizam’

Here’s an accent tree quite unlike anything you’ve ever seen before; a dense bushy globular head is grafted onto a standard, maintains its rounded form with minimal pruning; absolutely smothered in white flowers in spring, showy red fruit in fall


Shadblow Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

A naturally beautiful small tree, ideal for small home landscapes; masses of showy white flowers in spring, edible berries in June, and amazing fall color add up to a versatile landscape plant


The Rising Sun Redbud

Cercis canadensis ‘The Rising Sun’

A spectacular and hardy spring bloomer, with very showy fuchsia flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; beautiful summer foliage varies between gold, peach, red and light green tones; great for small landscapes

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