Weeping trees evoke feelings of serenity. There’s something about their picturesque forms that calms us when we’re in their presence. The rhythmic rise and fall of their limbs speaks to us in soothing tones. The gentle sway of their branches in the breeze is the epitome of grace. Weeping trees bring an air of romance to the landscape. They are pure poetry. Here are six weeping trees that will bring elegance to your landscape with their flowing forms, whether you have a spacious estate or a modest lot.
FEATURED WEEPING TREES:
PINK HEARTBREAKER® REDBUD – HIGH FORM
Cercis canadensis ‘Pink Heartbreaker’ PP 23,043
Pink Heartbreaker Weeping Redbud will surely win your heart like it has ours with its flowing form, its sweet heart-shaped foliage, and its perky pink flowers which hug the branches in spring. Growers love Pink Heartbreaker because its strong branching habit makes it less likely to get broken up during shipping than the older weeping Redbud selection, Lavender Twist (a.k.a. ‘Covey’). If errant soccer balls occasionally find their way into your landscape beds, then you’ll appreciate that strong branching, too! You’ll also love Pink Heartbreaker’s super-fast growth rate and its compact size. There are very few specimen trees that grow fast but don’t get too big, and this is one of them.
WEEPING RUBY FALLS REDBUD
Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ PP 22,097
When Ruby Falls Redbud first went up for sale in 2010, it rocketed to the top of many people’s wish lists for the garden. This charismatic little tree has it all! What other ornamental tree can boast delicate lilac-pink flowers in spring, bold plum-purple foliage, and a graceful weeping habit? What’s more, this choice native flowering tree’s small size means it has a place in any garden, large or small. You’ll probably want to give Ruby Falls a premium, high-traffic spot in your landscape, such as near your front door, patio, or deck, because this dazzling specimen treedeserves to be shown off. Get Ruby Falls Redbud off your wish list and in the ground today!
NIOBE GOLDEN WEEPING WILLOW
Salix alba Tristis
Just about everybody loves a Weeping Willow, and Niobe Weeping Willow may become your favorite tree, too. Its elegant, flowing form, golden stems, and fluttery, silver-backed leaves will paint a beautiful and soothing picture outside your window. Weeping Willow is a fast-growing tree (the fastest-growing tree we have for sale), and you’ll appreciate the quick privacy screen it provides. The kids will surely have a ball conducting top-secret meetings in the space beneath Niobe’s domed canopy. This is a large tree for a large property. Is Weeping Willow the tree for you? Find out more here.*
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