Trees and shrubs on the grounds of the Blackstone Library

1. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messell’
2. Maries Doublefile Viburnum | Viburnum plicatum ‘Mariesii’
3. Bradford Pear | Pyrus calleryana
4. Crab Apple | Malus floribunda
5. Katsura Tree | Cercidiphyllum japonicum
6. Magnolia x loebneri ‘Merrill’
7. Seven Sons | Heptacodium miconioides
8. Spanish Scilla Blue Bells | Hyacinthoides
9. Kousa Dogwood | Cornus kousa ‘Rosabella’ syn. ‘Satomi’
10. Umbrella Pine | Sciadopitys verticillata
11. Dawn Redwood | Metasequoia glyptostroboides
12. Hardy Orange | Poncirus trifoliatus
13. Native Evergreen Holly | Ilex opaca ‘female form’
14. Evergreen Magnolia | Magnolia grandiflora ‘Edith Bogue’
15. Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’
16. Japanese Maples | Acer palmatum
17. Fastigiate European Beech | Fagus sylvatica ‘Dawyck’
18. Silver Linden Tree | Tilia tomentosa ‘Sterling’
19. Chinese Witch Hazel | Hamamelis mollis hyb.
20. Empress Tree | Paulonia tomentosa
21. American Sycamore | Platanus occidentalis
22. Sugar Maple | Acer saccharum
23. White Pine | Pinus strobus
24. Japanese Maple | Acer palmatum
25. American Elm | Ulmus americana
26. Alaska Cedar | Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’
27. Magnolia ‘Vulcan’
28. Pink Yellowwood | Cladrastis kentukea ‘Perkins’ Pink’
29. American Holly | Ilex opaca ‘male form’
30. Red Oak | Quercus ruba
31. Black Cherry | Prunus serotina
32. White Sassafras | Sassafras albidum
33. Flowering Dogwood | Cornus florida
34. Blue Spruce | Picea pungens
35. Paperbark Maple | Acer griscum
36. Panicle Hydrangea | Hydrangea paniculata
37. Korean Fir | Abies oreana
38. Weeping Eastern Redbud | Cercis Canadensis
39. Eastern Redcedar | Juniperus virginiana

This outstanding collection of specimen trees exists thanks to the vision and resources generously donated by Dr. Nickolas Nickou, M.D. (1921-2015) in the years leading up to the library’s 1996 renovation.

Click here for a printable version with a numbered map of the trees and shrubs on the library grounds.