Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Where to see these trees in our demonstration gardens

Many of the trees recommended in this section can easily be seen in person at local public gardens. Four of these gardens that feature native plants are designed and maintained by Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, serving Arlington and Alexandria.

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Other local public gardens where these trees may be seen:

The Potomac Overlook Native Plant Garden, 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington, VA 22207, next to the demonstration Organic Vegetable Garden maintained by Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, has a variety of trees. Amelanchier arborea, Downy Serviceberry is in section 2; Cercis canadensis, Eastern Redbud are in section 2; Ilex opaca, American Holly in section 21; Juniperus virginiana, Eastern Red Cedar is in the garden; Magnolia virginiana, Sweetbay Magnolia is in section 4. The garden is maintained by Audubon at Home, the Virginia Native Plant Society, and Arlington Regional Master Naturalists is collaboration with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority..

Print version: Index of trees and where to see them

Learn more about specific trees: