Plant name: Liriodendron tulipifera
This is member of the Magnolia family, which is evident by the shape and form of the showy scented flowers. The flowers are produced in June/July and are followed by strangepods that resemble skeletal tulips. The leaves turn a spectacular golden colour in the Autumn/Fall. A beautiful whether in or out of , it has been chosen as the state tree for both Indiana and Kentucky.