The leaves have fallen on many of our trees, revealing the often overlooked textures and colors of their beautiful bark. The bark of trees and shrubs can create a tantalizing display of papery peels, deep gnarled fissures and lovely color gradients that provide visual interest throughout the fall and winter.
Paperbark Maple Branch Acer griseum
Paperbark Maple Trunk Acer griseum
Cully Black Birch Betula nigra 'Cully'
European White Birch Betula pendula
Chinese Fringe Tree Chionanthus retusus
Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris 'Fastigiata'
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi'
Xanthoria Lichens decorate the bark of the Sweetgum tree Liquidambar styraciflua
Red Butte Garden has beauty to be discovered every day of the year. Bundle up and come enjoy our hidden treasures today.