Landscape Design Term: Hardscape Plant: Review flowering trees
Flowering Tree Review Crape Myrtle Bradford Pear Cherry Redbud Dogwood Color/Season Size Exposure Plant
Dogwood Cornus florida <ul><li>Plant type:  Deciduous, Flowering Tree  </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zones:  5a to 9a  ...
Redbud Cercis canadensis   <ul><li>Plant type:  Deciduous, Flowering, Tree  </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zones:  4b to...
Ornamental Cherry Prunus x yedoensis   <ul><li>Plant type:  Flowering, Deciduous Tree  </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zo...
Bradford Pear <ul><li>Medium sized ornamental tree,  </li></ul><ul><li>25-40 ft high </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Zones: 4-9 </l...
Crape Myrtle Lagerstoemia <ul><li>Deciduous Flowering Tree  </li></ul><ul><li>Hardiness Zones: 8 to 10 </li></ul><ul><li>H...
Hardscape <ul><li>Masonry work, woodwork and other non-plant elements on a landscape </li></ul>
Hardscapes
Video <ul><li>Watch the videos on the Hardscaping page </li></ul><ul><li>Designing a Patio </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a F...
Paving <ul><li>Field stone -  Video </li></ul>
Concrete Patio or walk <ul><li>Measurements – Video </li></ul><ul><li>Calculators –  </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.sakrete...
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11 16 Intro To Hardscapes

  1. 1. Landscape Design Term: Hardscape Plant: Review flowering trees
  2. 2. Flowering Tree Review Crape Myrtle Bradford Pear Cherry Redbud Dogwood Color/Season Size Exposure Plant
  3. 3. Dogwood Cornus florida <ul><li>Plant type: Deciduous, Flowering Tree </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a to 9a </li></ul><ul><li>Height: 15 – 30’ </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure: shade to full sun </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Color: White or Pink </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Time: Spring </li></ul><ul><li>Short-lived tree – 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape Uses: Specimen, Woodland garden </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial cultivar of native tree </li></ul><ul><li>Many other species: Chinese, Japanese, Osier </li></ul>
  4. 4. Redbud Cercis canadensis <ul><li>Plant type: Deciduous, Flowering, Tree </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zones: 4b to 9a </li></ul><ul><li>Height & Spread: 15 to 30’ </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure: partial shade to full sun </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Color: Lavender, Pink, Purple </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Time: Early spring to mid spring </li></ul><ul><li>Growth Rate: fast </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape Uses: Specimen, Street tree, Woodland garden </li></ul><ul><li>Native tree with commercial cultivars </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ornamental Cherry Prunus x yedoensis <ul><li>Plant type: Flowering, Deciduous Tree </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Hardiness Zones: 5b to 8a </li></ul><ul><li>Height &Spread: 15 to 25’ </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure: full sun </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Color: Pink, White in spring </li></ul><ul><li>Form: Rounded, Vase, or weeping </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape Uses: Specimen </li></ul><ul><li>Many varieties – most common is Yoshino cherry </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bradford Pear <ul><li>Medium sized ornamental tree, </li></ul><ul><li>25-40 ft high </li></ul><ul><li>USDA Zones: 4-9 </li></ul><ul><li>Full Sun </li></ul><ul><li>Showy, white flowers appear during spring growth, </li></ul><ul><li>In autumn the leaves turn bright red to dark red </li></ul><ul><li>Very disease resistant, making it useful as a street tree. </li></ul><ul><li>Short life span (about 25 to 30 years) makes it necessary to replace individuals more frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Weak branches are susceptible to storm and ice damage </li></ul>
  7. 7. Crape Myrtle Lagerstoemia <ul><li>Deciduous Flowering Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Hardiness Zones: 8 to 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Height: 8 - 30&quot; Spread: 15 to 25’ </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure: full sun </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Color: Lavender, Pink, Purple, Red, White </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom Time: Mid summer to Mid Fall </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively drought tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Has very showy summer flowers and attractive bark </li></ul><ul><li>Should be pruned to multiple stems with all branches below 3 -4’ removed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hardscape <ul><li>Masonry work, woodwork and other non-plant elements on a landscape </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hardscapes
  10. 10. Video <ul><li>Watch the videos on the Hardscaping page </li></ul><ul><li>Designing a Patio </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing a Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Laying the Pavers </li></ul>
  11. 11. Paving <ul><li>Field stone - Video </li></ul>
  12. 12. Concrete Patio or walk <ul><li>Measurements – Video </li></ul><ul><li>Calculators – </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.sakrete.com/projects/calculators.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.quikrete.com/Calculator/Main.asp </li></ul><ul><li>How many 80lb bags would it take to pave a 2’ X 12’ walkway? </li></ul>

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