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Flowering Trees

From the soft purples of Jacarandas to the giant white and fragrant blooms of the Magnolia, there’s nothing like flowering trees to create interest and aroma in your landscape. Flowering trees come in many colors, shapes, textures and sizes so you’ll be able to feature your favorite color prominently in your landscape.

Types of Flowering Trees

Hong Kong Orchid

Hong Kong Orchid

Bauhinia blakeana

Gorgeous, large shade tree prized for its beautiful foliage and abundant, sterile blooms in early spring, fall, and early winter.

Purple Orchid

Purple Orchid

Bauhinia purpurea

This beautifully structured, showy tropical tree offers rich, exotic pink/purple blooms and provides long-lasting beauty to landscapes.

Jacaranda

Jacaranda

Jacaranda mimosifolia

The Jacaranda tree is a beautiful, large, and great-for-climbing shade tree grown and nurtured at Moon Valley Nurseries.

Tipu

Tipu

Tipuana tipu

One of, if not the best shade tree you can plant on your property. Colorful, Tipu Tree's provide great shade and year-round beauty.

Museum Palo Verde

Museum Palo Verde

Cercidium-parkinsonia hybrid

A very fast growing water wise hybrid version of the classic Palo Verde. Bright yellow, showy blooms in spring.

Purple Leaf Plum

Purple Leaf Plum

Prunus cerasifera ‘Krauter vesuvius’

Unique purple leaves provide a year-round strong color that contrasts extremely well with other tree species.

Mimosa

Mimosa

Albizia julibrissin

This beautiful rainforest-style tree actually performs very well in the intense sun. Unique pink blooms highlight the tree throughout most of the late spring into early summer.

Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia

This extremely colorful, stylish tree makes a perfect choice for color lovers! One of the very few landscape favorites that provide summer color.

Sweet Acacia

Sweet Acacia

Acacia smallii

This drought tolerant Sonoran native is well known for its beautiful and aromatic blooms during early spring.

Oleander Tree

Oleander Tree

Nerium oleander

A rare combination of being an evergreen and producing vibrant color, makes the Oleander tree useful in many landscapes.

Plumeria

Plumeria

Plumeria rubra

One of the most gorgeous tropical trees available with stunning leathery leaves and an abundance of flowers. Commonly referred to as the ‘Hawaiian lei flower'.

Flowering Pear

Flowering Pear

Pyrus calleryana

This bright green tree features a cascade of snow white flowers during early spring with brilliant red fall foliage.

Desert Willow

Desert Willow

Chilopsis linearis

Greatly resembling a Willow, they are small to medium trees with beautiful multi-colored flowers in cycles spring through fall.

Vitex

Vitex

Vitex agnus-castus

Offers a gorgeous display of gray-green foliage and terminal clusters of fragrant lilac blooms. Thrive in the heat and also great for use as a hedge.

Acacia Saligna

Acacia Saligna

Acacia saligna

These Acacias grow a very wide umbrella-shaped canopy that provides filtered shade year round. They are a very fast growing tree with great durability to heat and cold.

Palo Brea

Palo Brea

Cercidium praecox

This Sonoran native features unique green trunks that twist and turn to form interesting, irregular patterns throughout the tree.

Blue Palo Verde

Blue Palo Verde

Cercidium floridum

Known for its early arrival of bright golden yellow flowers, the Palo Verde is among the most popular trees used in desert and water-wise landscapes.

Texas Mountain Laurel

Texas Mountain Laurel

Sophora secundiflora

Known well for it's fragrant, early spring blooms, Texas Mountain Laurels are grown more for looks than shade.

Japanese Privet

Japanese Privet

Ligustrum japonicum

Japanese Privet provide both year-round shade and big seasonal color requiring very little maintenance.

Magnolia 'D.D. Blanchard'

Magnolia 'D.D. Blanchard'

Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard'

Magnolia trees add big color and shade anywhere they're planted. Bring a unique and tropical look to landscapes. Blooms produce a beautiful white aromatic flower.

Magnolia Little Gem

Magnolia Little Gem

Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Classic southern Magnolia, with glossy leaves and big, fragrant white blossoms that enhance any landscape. Good for smaller areas when used as a small tree or shrub.

Teddy Bear Magnolia

Teddy Bear Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Southern Charm'

Grow great in our climate, producing large white fragrant blooms. These are easily kept smaller for tighter spaces and can be used as privacy hedge and for shade.

Samuel Sommer Magnolia

Samuel Sommer Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Samuel Sommer’

Thick, dense evergreen shade tree distinguishable by its beautifully fragrant summertime blooms. Compact growth style works well in all landscape applications.

Thevetia

Thevetia

Thevetia peruviana

Small to medium evergreen tree that establishes a large umbrella-shaped canopy. Makes a good screen, hedge or background. Great shade provider in corners or walkways.

Mulga Acacia

Mulga Acacia

Acacia aneura

The Mulga Acacia is an evergreen desert tree used in many landscape styles for its unique foliage, smaller size, and showy golden flowers

Japanese Blueberry

Japanese Blueberry

Elaeocarpus decipiens

Sought after for the thick, hardy canopies they grow that are highly resistant to the elements. A dependable shade, wind break or privacy hedge.

Chitalpa

Chitalpa

Chitalpa tashkentensis

This is a great water wise choice for those desiring a tree with a softer, greener appearance. Beautiful pink blooms are present from summer through fall.

African Tulip

African Tulip

Spathodea campanulata

The African Tulip Tree is one of the most popular of flowering trees due to its abundant large blooms that produce spring and fall.

New Zealand Christmas Tree

New Zealand Christmas Tree

Metrosideros excelsa

New Zealand Christmas Tree is a more narrow and upright growing evergreen tree that grows great in our full sun.

Acacia Bailey

Acacia Bailey

Acacia baileyana

A beautiful, drought tolerant, easy-to-care-for tree with green, feather-like foliage that grows out like an umbrella. A hardy shade tree ideal for landscapes.

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