The Colorado Spruce, Picea pungens, is a native American tree that grows all down the Rockies, from Colorado and Montano to New Mexico and Arizona. It grows at high altitudes, so it is amazingly hardy, surviving winter temperatures of minus 50 degrees.
The Canada red cherry also known as the chokecherry is a great native tree with strong ornamental and functional qualities. In the spring the leaves emerge bright green accompanied by long clusters of fragrant white flowers that provide early season food to pollinators.
Douglass Hawthorn, is a large shrub or small tree, about 25 feet high, with long, straight thorns, dense clusters of white flowers, and bearing eadible fruit in the fall. It is native to wetlands, open moist places, meadows, and along streams in the Pacific Northwest.
Quaking aspen is a tall, striking, deciduous tree with pale, almost birch-like bark, that adds to the luminous qualities of these trees in the wild. The common name, quaking aspen comes from the typical fluttering or trembling of the leaves that gives the tree a wonderful sensory dimension of movement and light in the landscape.
Amur maple is a deciduous large shrub or small tree that grows to 20 feet, with brilliant red fall color. May grow in either a multi-stemmed or single-trunk form. The leaves are opposite, 3-lobed with toothed margins, and are longer than they are wide.
Weeping White Spruce is an open evergreen tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This is a relatively low maintenance tree.
Columnar Blue Spruce (Picea pungens var. glauca 'Fastigiata') is a selection of a native tree that was chosen because of its narrow, upright form. You won't have to sacrifice any of the color or interest you crave if you select this lovely tree. The beautiful needles emerge each spring with a fantastic powdery blue coating.
Also known as a Freeman maple, the Autumn Blaze is a hybrid between the red maple and silver maple. It can expand up to 50 feet in height and sports a branching system that narrows as it reaches the crown.
The chanticleer pear is categorized as an upright pyramidal ornamental pear tree. The tree is well known for its easy maintenance and high tolerance for cold weather. It isn't very large nor is the fruit that it bears, making it an ideal addition to your yard. Moreover, the spring and fall foliage and flowers produce stunning colors that add to a yard's vibrancy.
The Regal Petticoat Maple features a unique combination of leaf colors throughout the growing season, from a deep glossy green surface with velvety purple underside in summer to a rare fall color: aspen yellow on top and bright magenta pink on the underside, accented with reds, oranges and salmons.
It has a characteristic, straight, pyramidal growth pattern as a young tree that matures into a large pyramid. Sienna grows rapidly and its branches are densely packed, fine-textured, and delicate. It blooms in early spring with stunning red flowers along the branches before the leaves appear.
The Malus ‘Spring Snow’ crabapple is a fruitless, flowering tree that produces white blooms. These fragrant flowers appear for one to two weeks in the spring. After this time, the petals fall to cover the ground like a light dusting of snow—hence the tree’s common name.
The Starlite Crabapple is a stunning, small, deciduous flowering tree. It has a beautiful display of pure white flowers in spring. Following the flowers, the canopy is covered with tiny bright-colored berries from late summer through winter. This cultivar is particularly cold hardy.