Northern Georgia supports a rich variety of beautiful flowering trees and shrubs. Anyone considering seeking landscape design and installation services in this region appreciates the versatility and beauty of these plants! Some popular flowering trees and bushes include:
Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida): This lovely tree grows up to 25 feet in both height and width. It prefers partial shade and well-drained soil. The Flowering Dogwood offers a magnificent springtime display of fragrant white blossoms! Native to this area, its leaves display rich reddish-purple hues during autumn.
Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) In April the Eastern Redbud develops a bright canopy of reddish-pink blossoms. It also prefers partial shade during droughts, but will grow well in full sunlight with regular watering. When mature, this tree reaches around 25 feet in height and extends across 30 feet.
Azalea Bushes (Rhododendron x kosteranum) Discover beautiful Azalea bushes blossoming in vivid shades of white, yellow, orange, pink, or red. This plant grows very well in Georgia, where it enjoys widespread popularity.
Southern Magnolia (Magnolia Grandiflora) With shiny dark green leaves and broad, exceedingly fragrant white flowers, this lovely tree flowers from late spring through early Summer. Full-sized versions will attain between 60 and 80 feet in height, and extend across 40 feet.
Crepe Myrtle (Lithraceae) Very popular in Georgia, Crepe Myrtle displays flowers during the summer and (in some cases) into the fall. These trees tolerate full sun. Many varieties reach 30 feet in height (although others attain only 8 to 10 feet. Discover a great selection of colorful blossoms, ranging from white to bright purple or red. Careful pruning helps showcase this tree attractively!
Cherry Tree (Prunus) The eye-catching pink blossoms of the Cherry Tree create spectacular spring displays. Several species of these popular yet comparatively short-lived trees offer excellent landscaping features. (While some Cherry Trees last over two centuries, most survive for around 25 years.) The tree tolerates full sun and may reach up to 30 feet in height.
Forsythia (Forsynthia) This bush offers a stunning display of tiny yellow blossoms during the last weeks of winter and the first months of spring. Forsythia grows rapidly. It will flower fully by three years of age.
Consider requesting assistance adding some of these excellent cultivars to your Georgia property. Flowering trees contribute to the beauty of the Peach State!