Winter King Hawthorn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The days are getting shorter, the last of the leaves are falling, and old man winter is starting to knock on the door. If it wasn’t for the evergreens, the landscape would become drastically boring, right?   WRONG!!    Many deciduous trees and shrubs have interesting characteristics, from exfoliating bark and seed pods, to colorful twigs and dried flowers, that last throughout the winter.  The following are some examples along with pictures.  (Click on name for link)

Paperbark Maple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TREES

Kentucky Coffeetree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHRUBS

Hydrangea

Black Chokeberry

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