Great spring flowering trees and shrubs

This is a collection of great spring flowering trees and shrubs that are particularly good for the Pacific Northwest and zones 6-9.


Hydrangea quercifolia Shannon or snowflake
Hydrangea quercifolia, Shannon, has white double flowers on long panicles.  About three years ago I purchased it at a plant
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Akebia quinata ‘Silver Bells’
Akebia quinata ‘Silver Bells’ I planted this vine last year to climb up a wisteria because I wanted something green
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Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Summer Snowflake’
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Summer Snowflake’ What I like about this Viburnum is that the flower petals are not rounded as
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Crabapple – Malus transitoria ‘Schmidtcutleaf’ Golden Raindrops
Malus transitoria ‘Schmidtcutleaf’ Golden Raindrops which is a cutleaf crabapple and is one of the Great Plant Pick picks for
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Weeping cherry – Prunus serrulata ‘Kiku-shidare-zakura’
Prunus serrulata ‘Kiku-shidare-zakura’ Prunus serrulata ‘Kiku-shidare-zakura’ This cherry has many great things going for it… it’s a weeping cherry with
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