Whitebeam - Sorbus aria 'Lutescens' or 'Majestica'
Whitebeams are flowering ornamental trees with silvery grey foliage. The white flowers emerge in the spring and are followed by orange-red berries in late summer and autumn. The berries provide great food for wild birds in your garden.
Sorbus aria can reach a height of 12 m. This is an easy tree to grow if you provide a well-drained spot. It tolerates a wide range of conditions from full sun to shade. These spring flowering trees are drought tolerant and are able to deal with seaside exposure very well. A great seaside tree.
Swedish Whitebeam - Sorbus intermedia
The Swedish Whitebeam is also a good seaside tree. The dark green, shiny leaves are deeply lobed and silvery underneath. This ornamental tree has white flowers followed by rounded red berries.
This medium-sized tree can reach a height of 10-12 m. Swedish Whitebeams are very tolerant of different soil conditions except for wet or waterlogged soils.This tree on our list of trees is very wind-resistant, drought-tolerant and frost hardy. A great choice for any garden.
Crinodendron hookerianum - Chinese Lantern Tree, Chile Lantern Tree
This half-hardy tree is suitable for mild seaside areas. This evergreen small tree produces red lantern-shaped flowers in during late spring and early summer.
These types of flowering trees prefer a moist, slightly acidic soil in sun to part-shade.This unusual tree can grow to a height of 8 m. The dark green leaves show off the bright red flowers very well. An eye-catcher on our list of flowering trees and well suitable for mild seaside gardens.
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