Purple Flowering Trees

Purple Flowering Trees

Purple is an attractive color which and be a great tone to decorate your garden. You can choose some purple flowering trees especially some which can produce delicious fruits for you and your family. Actually, there a number of trees which satisfy the above needs such as magnolias and eastern red bud, and you can pick up the suitable ones for your requirements.

The Crape Myrtle Catawba is one of the popular gardening trees having beautiful purple flowers. Most of them can grow up to 15 feet in height and with a similar spread. They prefer full sunlight environment and well-drained soil. They can produce large purple crepe shape flowers in summer with its green foliage. The flowering period can last a long time, and thus keep your garden purple for a long time. Then, the color of the foliage will turn to dark orange and add some new hue for your autumn garden.

Originated from America, the red bud tree is a famous purple flowering tree cultivated in thousands of gardens. It can grow up to 30 feet in height and there are a bunch of purple flowers growing in spring. Its leaves appear as hearts and they also produce long seed pods in the harvest season. You can freely plant one or a bunch of red bud trees in your garden to form some beautiful landscape. Regarding the growing conditions, the red bud tree prefers well-drained soil and can resist some coarse conditions as well.

As a member of the magnolia family, the Saucer magnolias can produce attractive purple cup-shaped blossoms even before the growth of the foliage. The growth rate of this tree is bit of slow, and result in the early growing of their flowers. Most of them can grow more than 20 feet in height with a similar spread. The best location for this tree is to be used as a specimen tree or with a bunch of evergreen trees which makes it outstanding in your backyard.

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