May 31st, 2012

May 31st, 2012 by Sherri

In the lower area on the south side of Speare Hall is a Korean Mountain Ash {Sorbus alnifolia} in full bloom with clusters of whiter flowers. In the fall these are followed by coral colored fruit that can be very striking against the snow covered ground. At the rear entrance to Russell House is a Flowering Dogwood {Cornus florida} with white bracts, many of which are not fully formed. Flowering Dogwoods are not completely flower bud hardy here and we often get less than a complete show of flowers which is the case this year. However, it is still a very nice small tree with attractive foliage, red fall foliage, and red fruit {rarely}.

 

Korean Mountain Ash {Sorbus alnifolia}Korean Mountain Ash {Sorbus alnifolia}Flowering Dogwood {Cornus florida}

Flowering Dogwood {Cornus florida}

 

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