Variegated Tatarian Dogwood Cornus alba 'Gouchaultii'
This shrub is well known for it's deep red bark that creates a lovely contrast with the ice and snow of winter. The lower waterfall near the Rose Garden is a must see during your visit.
Seven Son Flower Heptacodium miconioides
Attractive, shedding bark reveals yellow and orange hues along the body of this tree.
Gambel Oak Quercus gambelii
The bright orange and yellow lichens that coat the bark of many of our native oaks are on full display during winter.
Leonard Messel Magnolia Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel'
An abundance of buds donned with shimmering, white hairs shine in the winter sun atop this stunning magnolia just outside of the Visitor Center.
Yulan Magnolia Magnolia denudata
Last years alien-looking fruits provide inspiration for next years buds on this whimsical tree.
Korean Mountain Ash Sorbus alnifolia
The pinkish fruits that decorate this tree in winter often persist into spring.
Pat Austin ® Rosa 'AUSmum'
Large, ruddy hips stand tall atop sharply thorned stems amongst leaves that persist into winter.
Coralberry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus 'Follis Variegatus'
The berries of this low shrub start the fall a dark pink and develop a deep burgundy color through winter.
Break free from the siren song of home and hearth and enjoy a wonderfully brisk and bright walk through our winter wonderland of oft-hidden winter delights. If you visit soon there is the added bonus of viewing some of the ephemeral sculptural snow drifts that the recent winds have created throughout the Garden.