The Bottle Tree (Brachychiton rupestris) is native of Queensland, Australia and its swollen trunk gives it a remarkable appearance, giving rise to the name.
Fragrant epaulette tree, Pterostyrax hispida, is one of those little known, rarely grown, and therefore, rarely seen, flowering ornamental trees.
It flowers in the late spring when many trees are finished. Its white flowers are 2 to 3 inches wide with pendulous panicles about 5 to 10 inches in length.
The tree itself is a moderate [...]