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Flowering trees

Flowering trees

Known as Horse Chestnut, the Aesculus hippocastanum species, native to Western Asia, belongs to the Sapindaceae family. An imposing tree with a foliage full of dense foliage, it can reach heights of over twenty meters over the years. The leaves are webbed and the trunk is covered with a smooth and brown bark. The flowering period is in spring, the inflorescences are panicle and large. According to the different varieties of the species they can be colored, pink, white and red. They are flowering treeswhich grow quickly and adapt well to the sun and partial shade. They require constant watering to keep the soil moist and can withstand even cold climates well. Other varieties are the Aesculus indica with white and pink flowers, or the hybrid Aesculus x carnea known as red horse chestnut with pink flowers.

Flowering trees for garden


Abundant and colorful flowering for the varieties of Cercis flowering trees , belonging to the Fabaceae family or also called Leguminosae. Particularly widespread in Asia, Europe and North America. In Italy the most used species is the Cercis siliquastrum, also called the tree of Judas or Judea. It grows slowly and reaches a height of no more than ten meters. Resistant to harsh temperatures, it can be positioned in areas with partial shade or in full sun, the trunk remains small even with the passing of the years and the crown is made up of round leaf fronds, in shades of green and bluish. It does not require constant irrigation, especially in winter and prefers dry and not very humid environments. Flowering anticipates

Flowering trees for garden


The variety of Crataegus monogyna, more commonly known as Hawthorn, belongs to the Rosaceae family. Widespread in various continents, from Europe to Asia, from North Africa to North America. It is grown as a tree and also as a shrub plant. It prefers very sunny areas and are garden flower trees, very resistant even at several degrees below zero. They do not need constant irrigation except in summer, the different varieties are characterized by intense spring blooms, very ornamental but of short duration. Delicately scented, the flowers are grouped together and can be white, red and pink. The branches are protected by thorns and the leaves are toothed and rhomboid in shape.

Flowering trees


The flowering trees of the genus Paulownia come from China and belong to the Scrophulariaceae family. The easiest variety to find in Italy is Paulownia tomentosa, large trees with majestic foliage, they have a fast growth and can reach ten meters in height. The leaves are large and heart-shaped, they grow well in both full sun and partial shade. They also withstand harsh winter temperatures. They do not require excessive and constant irrigation and fear stagnation of water. The buds appear in spring in the month of May, before the emission of the leaves, compact and panicle-shaped are characterized by the intense shades of blue-purplish color. Flashy and elegant these ornamental flowering trees they are suitable for decorating and characterizing your garden.

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