Through a careful selection of plants the season of bloom from flowering trees and shrubs can be made almost continuous. There are many trees and shrubs which flower during the early spring after the leaves appear. Only those trees and shrubs which produce an abundance of flowers, effective against a background of green foliage, are given here.

Aesculus (in variety) Horse-chestnut

Azalea japonica Japanese Azalea

Caragana arborescens Siberian Pea Shrub

Chionanthus virginica

White Fringe Cornus alternifolia

Alternate-leaved Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera Red Osier Cornel

Crataegus (in variety) Thorn

Deutzia (in variety)

Deutzia Exochorda grandiflora

Pearl Bush Halesia Carolina

Silver Bell

Lonicera bella Zabel's Honeysuckle

Lonicera morrowi Japanese Bush Honeysuckle

Lonicera tatarica Tartarian Honeysuckle

Magnolia glauca Swamp Magnolia

Pyrus (in variety) Crab

Rhodotypos kerrioides White Kerria

Ribes aureum

Flowering Currant

Rosa cinnamomea Cinnamon Rose

Sambucus racemosa Red-berried Elder

Spiraea arguta

Hybrid Snow Garland Spiraea vanhouttei

Van Houtte's Bridal Wreath Syringa (in variety)

Lilac

Viburnum prunifolium Black Haw

Viburnum tomentosum Single Japanese Snowball