Weeping Winged Elm
Ulmus alata 'Lace Parasol'
Few plants can match the beauty of this magnificent weeping specimen of our native winged elm. A nurseryman found this unique seedling variant many years ago in the woods of North Carolina and transplanted it to his home. Moved to the Arboretum in 1992, this 45-year-old specimen was only 8' tall and 12' wide at the time.
Today, it remains one of the Arboretum's most treasured plants with its rounded pendulous form, arching branches, and dramatic, corky winged stems.
A JC Raulston Arboretum Introduction
Sign Sponsored by the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust