In the development of interesting colour combinations for the flowers in landscape planting some definite association of colour schemes should be listed to assist one more readily in the selection of plants for varying colour effects. All plants in the following group produce flowers in shades of red and pink. The early-flowering sorts are shown in

Group a and the late spring and summer-flowering sorts are shown in Group b.

a. Early-flowering sorts:

Azalea nudifiora Pinkster Flower

Azalea vaseyi

Carolina Azalea Cercis canadensis


Cornus florida rubra

Red-flowering Dogwood

Kalmia angustifolia Sheep Laurel

Magnolia soulangeana Soulange's Magnolia

Prunus besseyi

Western Sand Cherry

Prunus japonica (in variety) Flowering Almond

Prunus persica vulgaris

Common Peach Prunus subhirtella (in variety)

Japanese Flowering Cherry Prunus tomentosa

Japanese Plum

Pyrus angustifolia Narrow-leaved Crab

Pyrus coronaria Wild Crab

Pyrus fioribunda Flowering Crab

Pyrus halliana parkmani Parkman's Crab

Rhodora canadensis Rhodora b. Late spring and summer-flowering sorts:

Deutzia rosea

Dwarf Pink Deutzia Diervilla florida

Rose-coloured Weigela Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Laurel

Pyrus ioensis bechteli Bechtel's Crab

Roses (in variety) Roses

Spiraea bumalda anthony waterer Crimson Spirea

Spiraea tomentosa Hardhack