Flowering Trees

5 Best Flowering Trees To Grow In Phoenix

Flowers are some of the best signals that spring is here, and Phoenix area homeowners are fortunate to be able to plant many flowering trees throughout the United States that ripen into a myriad of colors including purple, red, white, yellow, and red.

In case you are looking for the perfect flowering tree to add a splash of color and life to a dull spot on your property.

Flowers trees can serve many purposes, some of them perfect for hummingbirds and butterflies, others that provide great shade, some that serve as the focal point of the garden and a few that produce home grown fruit and vegetables. With the nursery specialists like us you will always find an option that’ll fit your landscape, and if a certain color is crucial, they have it.

We  also recommend: the Jacaranda, with its magnificent bell-shaped purple flowers; the Purple Leaf Plum, with its large, delicate pink flowers; the Crape Myrtle, with its red, white, purple and pink flowers; and the Magnolia! flowers and fragrant blooms to your landscape; The Bottlebrush is a native desert species known for its weeping form and vibrant red flowers, among others; while the Museum Palo Verde is a native desert species with vivid yellow flowers against green, thorn less stems.

The blossoming of these trees occurs at different times from one season to the next,” said Paul Popoff, who was certified by the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association and is also an Arizona Certified Nursery Professional (ACNP) working for Moon Valley Nurseries, one of eight branches in the Valley.

Here are our picked up flowering trees for Phoenix


Pink Crape Myrtle Shrub


When something is pink, you’re in love with it. Whether it’s hot, shell, or baby, you’ll take it. It doesn’t matter what shade of pink you like! You get a good complexion when you wear pink, after all!

If pink is your thing, you should check out our Pink Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica pink selection) with its fabulous, ruffled blooms. For months, the pink flower clusters swell.

There is nothing more beautiful than posing in front of these pretty plants at the end of summer.

Crapes are an excellent crop to grow, especially for our expert growers. We will provide a fabulous, healthy plant for you that will be a wonderful ornamental plant or specimen. The pink crops from which we produce our products are the largest, most established pink crops in the world.

There is no better shrub to furnish your garden with vibrant color than the Pink Crape Myrtle. It will add a splash of color to any part of your yard that requires a splash of color.

If you are a newbie to gardening, or if you are an experienced one, this is a great choice. There are several reasons to grow this perennial. It grows cleanly, easily, and it is very interesting in every season. As well as being extremely useful in the landscape, it is also very versatile.

In order to experience their incredible display of blooms, you will want to grow these plants. During the summer months, the flowering process begins, and it continues throughout the fall seasons.

Crape myrtle Pink dazzles you with so many amazing pink blooms that appear along the tips of its branches in the form of beautiful plumes. It is a great way to highlight the flowers with dark, high-contrast foliage that contrasts with them.

Hot Cocoa Tree Rose

There are a few words that describe this stunning Hot Cocoa Rose Tree (Rosa ‘WEKpaltlez’); rustic, alluring, and elusive. You won’t find it in any of your gardens or even any of your neighbors, let alone your street. Put one of these planters in your garden and you will leave your neighbors wondering what you are up to!

There could be a red rose in this picture. But there is also the possibility of describing it as a burnt orange or even some shade of a lavishly rich brown. Hot CocoaTM Rose Trees are the epitome of a beautiful presentation, and for that reason alone, this is a classic. I really like this tree because it’s full of blossoms from late spring until late fall, and has been grafted. As a result, it’s the perfect size, yet brilliant, tree for a small yard!

If you can tear your gaze away from the mesmerizing flowers, you’ll notice just have magnificent the foliage underneath is. Dark, glossy leaves frame every bloom as though it were a priceless piece of art on display in a museum!

If you want to impress your guests, you can make this rose tree the centerpiece of your garden. The plants would also look fantastic in small containers and would be a great addition to your home’s doorway or balcony. There is one thing for sure, though. You’ll want to put this somewhere where everyone will be able to admire it when they wish. Or rather, when they choose to gawk at your garden for as long as they feel like it.


Palo Alto Sweetgum


Probably the best for those desiring an attractive fall shade tree with a slender growth habit and striking fall color is the Palo Alto Liquidambar.

There is a well-known Liquidambar called Palo Alto Liquidambar (Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Palo Alto’), which is a rugged, tall and narrow tree that seems to do well in smaller yards.  Depending on where you live, flowering trees are a popular way of providing some relief from the sun in the afternoon, especially in urban areas.

All year round, you can add interest to your home with texture bark. In my opinion, however, it is the Palo Alto’s incredible fall colors that really set it apart from the rest. In order to achieve this star-shaped effect, each leaf has been painted with a completely unique, rich variety of colours, ranging from deep glossy reds to vibrant oranges and brilliant yellows. 

With the change in weather, the seasonal changes in color will start and last for a considerable period of time. In the milder climates of the world, this variety is characterized by producing brilliant colors that are not too intense. The tendency is for people to slow down in order to get a second and third look at it as they drive by, so they can get a better understanding of it.

It is very common to find these near city parks where its expected that plants will perform beautifully with hardly any care needed. Pest and disease free, this variety is easy to grow and care for because it is pest and disease resistant. There seems to be a demand for these stylishly modern shade trees right now, so order yours today as lots of people are looking to obtain one.


Festival Sweetgum


This beautiful flowering tree is named after its beautiful autumn colors, which can be seen on each of its branches. This Liquidambar selection is high on the list of the most popular Liquidambar selections. Festival (Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Festival) is tall and very narrow. It is therefore the ideal product to make use of lining a driveway, or for shade, in a side yard or in a small yard, in order to protect you from the hot afternoon sun.

The bark on this tree has interesting corky ridges running along it as well as a perfectly straight trunk. The most eminent feature of the park, however, is its spectacular autumnal coloration.

As the leaves of the Festival Liquidambar change colors in the fall, they will show a mixture of oranges, reds, yellows and hints of purple. As the color progresses slowly, the display becomes a display that keeps changing as time goes on, lasting for a solid month or more.

As a result, the milder climates are more likely to enjoy this fall color, as dazzling fall colors are less common in cooler climates. In warm weather conditions, you could use this fabulous improved native variety! But just be sure to plant it in the spring. In order to celebrate the gorgeous fall foliage, you should organize a block party every year.


Muskogee Crape Myrtle Tree


You cannot go wrong with the Muskogee Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Muskogee’) if you are looking for an easy to grow small accent tree or specimen tree anywhere in your landscape. Beautiful lavender blooms cover the large, ornamental foliage of this handsome variety, which is a truly ornamental evergreen.

Despite being easy to maintain and drought tolerant once established, the Muskogee Crape Myrtle can be a beautiful and low maintenance plant. In the summer months until the first frost, this plant will bloom for a long period of time.

A plant covered with long panicles of light purple flowers that cover the entire plant from top to bottom throughout the entire growing season. There is always something blooming in Muskoka! Originally named “Muskogee” after the Native American tribe of the same name — the first hybridization took place in 1964

This plant has soft foliage drooping downward in an enchanting way to anchor it to the ground below.

As a way to add some accents to the open space of your front lawn, plant a number of Muskogee Crape Myrtle trees. The color choice here is one that goes very well with a variety of exterior colors.

Make sure that you underplant the shrubs and perennials with spring bulbs in the spring. The easiest way to increase your home’s curb appeal is to add a natural stone border or boulders.


Krauter Vesuvius Purple Leaf Plum


You should consider cultivating Krauter Vesuvius Purple Leaf Plums (Prunus cerasifera ‘Krauter Vesuvius’). In the garden, this small tree is usually one of the first to bloom.

The bare branches are lined with dozens of brilliant pink flowers that make up an impressive display. After what has been a very long season in the winter, it is so refreshing to see those precious blooms.

Make sure to throw a party for the arrival of spring. There will be a great deal of excitement among your guests!

A brilliant red leaf emerges underneath the fading blooms as soon as the flower fades. The color of these flowers changes as they grow into a bold, deep red-purple shade.

As far as the color of Krauter Vesuvius goes, you’ll be glad to learn that it will remain delicious and dark through the fall season. This improved variety won’t require you to switch from muddy green to a lighter shade at the middle of the summer.

The quality and consistency of this particular tree makes it one of the best available. Probably one of the biggest reasons Krauter Vesuvius Purple Leaf Plum is a great choice for an ornamental tree is its glossy, dark purple leaves.