Ornamental flowering trees under 25 feet tall may interest, color and texture to add landscapes and small farms. Depending on the species, can bloom from spring to appear at any time throughout the summer, with colorful leaves in autumn. Most ornamental flowering deciduous trees, which means they lose their leaves in autumn, back flips next spring. Many ornamental flowering trees and interesting decorative bark by year-round interest to the tree.
Juneberry or serviceberry trees (Amelanchier) with plenty of cloud-like clusters of delicate white flowers in spring in USDA zones 4-7 burst. Serviceberry trees produce attractive berries for birds and very colorful fall leaf foliage. The trees prefer to grow in partial sun with moist clay. There are several varieties of serviceberry trees available to the homeowner, the most slowly growing 15 to 25 meters in height. The Prince William serviceberry (Amelanchier xcanadensis) is the smallest species, reaches a height of 8 to 10 meters.
Has long been a favorite native flowering dogwood tree for landscapes. With attractive white flowers in spring before leaves and colorful red foliage in autumn, dogwoods are commonly grown in USDA zones 3 to 8, depending on the variety. Dogwood trees are adaptable to growing conditions. Prefer full sun to partial shade with well-drained soil Cornelian cherry dogwood and Japanese varieties are the smaller varieties reach a maximum height of less than 20 meters.
Magnolia trees are generally thought of a flowering tree in the southern region of the United States, but with more than 200 species of both evergreen and deciduous varieties, there is a tree for gardeners in USDA zones 4 through 9. Large fragrant flowers in shades of white, yellow, pink and purple appear in spring after having leathery oblong leaves. Star and Royal Star magnolia tree varieties grow characteristic 15 to 20 meters in height, while other varieties tend to grow higher.
One of the most common ornamental flowering trees for spring color, crabapple trees usually grow to 20 meters in height. Adapt to a variety of growing conditions, prefer crabapples full sun and well-drained soil. Crabapple trees have. A longer flowering period than many other ornamental trees, with flowers, either single or double petaled, in white to shades of pink Small fruit remains on the tree throughout the winter and are a food source for native birds and wildlife.