Early Blooming Trees and Plants

Early Blooming Trees and Plants

Flowering Pear trees bloom in early spring Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ or Bradford Pear. The Aristocrat pear is very similar. Both have gorgeous white blooms that last about 2-4 weeks.  The Tree will grow to about 40-50 ft. tall and wide.  Nice thick dark green foliage spring through summer seasons. The foliage will also turn a nice red/purple color in late fall.  It is a deciduous tree which means it will lose its leaves during the cold winter months.

early blooing flowering-pear

The Purple Leaf Flowering Plum.  The light lavender-pink blooms last about 2-3 weeks.  Then it gives out dark purple foliage; thus the name.  Deciduous.

Early Blooming Trees and Plants
Photo Credit – Monrovia Photo

The Purple leaf plum in full bloom.

Early Blooming Trees and Plants

The purple leaf plum will turn a nice burgundy color after blooms have expired. See Below.

Early Blooming Trees and Plants
Photo Courtesy Monrovia.com

All fruit trees are will bloom in early spring.  Apples, peaches, apricots, plums, crab apples.  From brilliant white blooms to dark pink flowers.

Flowering Peachtree below.

Early blooming trees and plants

Check out the Centurion Crabapple photo below.  Bright pink blooms that are spectacular in mass.


Early Blooming Trees and Plants

The photo below is the flowering Crabapple tree at full growth – Beautiful. It is a cold hardy tree and flowering buds burst open in early spring. Beautiful cherry pink blossoms.  It is a small tree about 20ft. tall and wide.  It likes the Southwest climate and can tolerate poor soil.

Doreen Wynja Photo

Iceplants – Due to the early season, warmer weather in the southwest most ice plant (Delosperma nubigenum) is now blooming. This yellow flowering ice plant grows to about 2″ maybe 3″ in height and can spread 36″ in width.  It will bloom all the way through mid-summer.  A perfect plant for ground cover soil erosion purposes. Early Blooming Trees and Plants

The Forsythia Plant – Early blooming plant.

A nice looking, deciduous shrub with a rounded outline on an upright form that has brilliant yellow foliage with lots of soft yellow flowers that will announce the arrival of spring!

Early Blooming Trees and Plants


The Carolina Jessamine will bloom bright yellow flower in late winter until mid-spring.  Learn more about this flowering vine by visiting this page. Carolina JessamineEarly blooming trees and Plants











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