Cool Colorful Plants
These versatile annuals have exploded in popularity in recent years producing months of color from summer into fall. Take a look at some winners for your garden.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionPrunus 'Crimson Pointe'
image courtesy of Monrovia Nursery
Prunus cerasifera 'Crimson Pointe' Plum. The first and only columnar ornamental plum, with branches growing upright and nearly parallel to the main trunk. Showy white flowers bloom in profusion in early spring. Glossy new bronze foliage matures to dark maroon. Reaching 25 to 30 feet tall and 10 feet wide, it's a good alternative for narrow spaces or curbside. USDA Zones 4 to 9. Monrovia.