Known to be a "must-have" plant, Acer palmatum can even be made into a delicacy.
Lagerstoemia not only blooms in vivid red, pinks, and purples but also lasts until autumn.
A variety of people use some part of Juglans trees in their daily lives -- chefs, carpenters, cabinet-makers, carvers, and common folk.
The symmetrical Platycladus orientalis is known as the "tree of life" (and for good reasons).
Producing delicious yellow fruits, Eriobotrya japonica can be found all over the world.
Containing a toxic compound, Pittosporum tobira was once used as bait to kill fish.
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest surviving tree species in the world, has no living relatives.
Unlike most flowers, some Hydrangeas can change color, resulting in dazzling ombres of pink, purple, and blue.
One of the oldest tree species in the world, Magnolia grandiflora is a traditional Asian herbal medicine.
With dramatic cone-shaped flowers, Echium candicans is poisonous when eaten.
One of the most well-known plants native to Australia, Callistemon citrinus can produce a natural red dye.