May Color Appears at the Washington Park Arboretum (Part II)

May 29th, 2012 by Pat Chinn-Sloan

Selected cuttings from the Washington Park Arboretum (May 21 - June 4, 2012)

1) Aesculus pavia   (Red Buckeye)

  • Deciduous shrub to 8 – 12 feet
  • Native to southern U.S.
  • Located along Lake Washington Boulevard near the Japanese Garden

2) Cornus alternifolia   (Alternate Leaf Dogwood)

  • Small tree to 20 feet
  • Native to eastern North America
  • Located between Loderi Valley and Azalea Way

3) Illicium henryi   (Henry Anise Tree)

  • Small tree to 10 – 15 feet
  • Native to western China
  • Located near the Asiatic Maples and the Rhododendrons seedling bed

4) Pterostyrax psilophylla   (Small Epaulette Tree)

  • Deciduous tree up to 45 – 50 feet
  • Native to central China
  • Located behind Azalea Way (bed H)

5) Sinojackia rhederiana   (Jack Tree)

  • Small tree or shrub reaching heights of 15 – 20 feet
  • Native to southeast China
  • Located near the Rhododendron Glen parking lot
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