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A Guide to Ornamental Trees: Hazelnut & Hydrangeas Tree From

European Hazelnut Tree FormCorylus avellana are often referred to as the European or common hazelnut.  European hazelnuts are often naturally a shrub but, in this case, has been trained to grow as trees. Contorted or corkscrew hazelnuts are known and loved for their twisting, spiral-like stems and take centre stage in winter when their branches are more visible.

Hydrangeas Tree Form – There is nothing quite like Hydrangeas in tree form to add elegance and structure to your garden.  Of all the small, flowering trees, hydrangea trees are the most dramatic when in full bloom. In addition, they are easy to grow and they will bloom dependably year after year.  These traditional yet hard-to-find specimens provide balance, stature, and scale.  

Hydrangea trees do not naturally grow into the shape of a tree. Left to their own devices, all hydrangeas will grow into shrubs with multiple stems.  They are pruned into single trunk trees when they are very young.  They dependably bloom on new growth every year in mid-summer through fall and the show is spectacular.

Planting the hydrangea tree properly is the key to its success. It should be planted in a location that receives at least four hours of sun a day for most of the spring and summer.  When planting a young Hydrangea tree form, you should provide extra bracing & support for the tree the first year or two.

Red Majestic

A phenomenal find with twisted, contorted branch growth and rich burgundy-red foliage. A strong accent in both summer and in winter when the bare branches are at peak visibility.

European Hazelnut Tree Form


An ornamental tree that will definitely turn heads! Engulfed by large white flowers in summer, they continue to grow and lengthen as they bloom. This outstanding ornamental starts off bright white and turns to pink as it ages. Why have a tree with only one colour – when you can have two?

Hydrangeas Tree Form

Pinky Winky®

This showstopper puts on a gorgeous display of colour. The immense panicles emerge pure white and as summer turns to fall the florets at the base of the panicles turn to an impressive ruby pink. The result is spectacular two-toned flower panicles that can reach up to 16 inches in length!

Hydrangeas Tree Form

Fire Light®

Huge vibrant panicle blooms of pink-red and white blend together for a symphony of colour that makes this tree a focal point favourite. Blooms emerge creamy white and age to a vivid red for lots of summer colour. Despite its elegant appearance, it is a very tough tree and a reliable performer.

Hydrangeas Tree Form

Quick Fire®

This one is a show-off as it features white, cone-shaped blooms that emerge earlier than other Hydrangeas & will cover the plant with large 8-12" flowers. The real show begins as these blooms change color to a fine, dark pink all summer long. This tree should be planted where you can enjoy it most.

Hydrangeas Tree Form


Beauty in bloom, this tree should be in the limelight. A reliable tree, it boasts an enormous display of enchanting 10 inch flowers that start off a pretty pale green. In summer, the blooms transition to a creamy soft white then dusty rose or even darker in fall. Limelight is as stunning as it is durable.

Hydrangeas Tree Form

Vanille Fraise

Perfect for adding spectacular late summer colour to any part of your yard. The lovely green foliage on top will turn into a mass of creamy white showy flowers that, as the summer progresses, will be irresistibly tinged with pink and eventually turn to deep red in autumn.

Hydrangeas Tree Form


Hardy & easy to grow, this tree produces giant, densely packed, conical blooms measuring up to 15” held on strong upright stems that prevent flopping. The flowers emerge creamy white, turn to sweet pink as summer evolves, then become dark pink for fall. So much colour all summer & fall!

Hydrangeas Tree Form

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