"Miss Satomi" (pinkflowering dogwood) is a beautiful specimen tree with gorgeous pink flowers in spring and a wonderful horizontal growth habit.
A lovely species of dogwood, Cornus kousa
, is also on the large side.
Chinensis Cotinus coggygria Enkianthus Hamamelis Berberis x carminea Buccaneer or Pirate King Amelanchier lamarckii Prunus Hillieri Parrotia persica Sorbus vilmorinii Koelreuteria paniculata Callicarpa Viburnum opulus Xanthocarpum Malus Golden Hornet Sorbus cashmeriana
The RHS site, mentioned elsewhere, has a plant of the month and for June, it is Cornus kousa
is also one of the larger types, reaching 7m (22ft) in height but splendid if the space is available, with crimson autumn foliage.
One of the most engaging plants on this stand was a small Cornus kousa
'Harmony', whose white bracts, flushed with pink, curve inwards like Chinese lanterns enclosing the tiny flowers.
and Cornus controversa make two beautiful trees, in spring covered with cream and white flowers like the tiers on a wedding cake.
Anthocyanins in Cornus alternifolia, Cornus controversa, Cornus kousa
, and Cornus florida fruits with health benefits.
If you have limited space, go for something like Cornus kousa
His garden was also noted for its huge Magnolia thompsoniana, the lovely Cornus kousa
and the Pieris formosa forrestii, named after Forrest himself.
This was sandwiched between blocks of blue, white and green coloured woodland and semi-shade tolerant perennial, all beneath a canopy of flowering Cornus kousa
Designed by Tom Stuart Smith and sponsored by Laurent-Perrier, the contemporary woodland garden canopied with flowering Cornus kousa
trees was one of six of show gardens to receive the coveted RHS Gold Medal.