flowering crab

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Noun1.flowering crab - derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms
Iowa crab, Iowa crab apple, Malus ioensis, prairie crab, western crab apple - wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers
2.flowering crab - small tree or shrub of southeastern United Statesflowering crab - small tree or shrub of southeastern United States; cultivated as an ornamental for its rose-colored blossoms
crab apple, crabapple, cultivated crab apple - any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms
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BEAUTIFUL flowering crab apple Malus 'Evereste' is next in the series of top trees.
These include flowering cherry, flowering crab and mountain ash which will provide spring flowers and autumn berries or fruit.
That is, homeowners have rooted cuttings or have dug from the yard trees or shrubs from flowering crab apples, dogwoods, maples or even oaks.
My first garden belonged to the house of my birth, with blood-red roses, flowering crab apple, honeysuckle that vined up the side of the garage near a hammock, making it easy to rock and suck drops of sweet, scented nectar from yellow blossoms.
Try these too: Spirea, flowering cherry and plum, witch hazel, pussy willow, flowering crab apple, winter jasmine and flowering quince.
Last Fall, these ladies donated two flowering crab apple trees and we held a special tree planting ceremony with tree planting expert Chuck Neville in attendance, along with Nathalie Arnold, attache to David Price MP, and members of Little Forks Branch.
There is a partly-walled kitchen garden and an orchard with apple trees, flowering crab apple and cherry trees.
If you want to buy a tree that is both beautiful and productive, choose a flowering crab.
Has: columbine, double hollyhocks, marguerite, purple cone flower, foxglove tansy, purple beebalm, yellow cone flower, chives, garlic, marsh mallow, lavender, flowering crab trees, orange asclepias, shasta daisy, marguerite, sunflower, pink phlox, hyssop, elder berry, orange trumpet, vine, holly, highbush, cranberry, Rose of Sharon--pink, coreopsis, lily of valley, Jacob's ladder, cinnamon fern, night shade, and more with time
Try flowering crab apples, peach, apple, and even a pretty redbud tree.
There's absolutely no question that of all the large ornamentals we have available to bring bold colour to our challenging Prairie landscapes, none is more breathtaking than the flowering crab apple.
Alternatively use a flowering crab apple that is a beautiful ornamental tree and flower at the same time as any apple variety.