Spring is late this year. Magnolias are blooming, finally. Buds on the Bradford Pears here on Great Plain Avenue are just starting to open. A lot of other flowering trees will be competing for attention in coming weeks, but with this post we’re highlighting a lesser-known spring flowering tree that
Ornamental Pear Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ (also known as ‘Cleveland Select’) Nothing says spring has arrived like crocuses and pears. The ornamental pear is one of the first trees to flower, and it’s one of the best trees for lawns and sidewalks, or as a focal point in larger flower beds.