Shrubs -5 Easy Shrubs for Your Garden
A few hard working flowering shrubs in the garden add structure & height while bridging the season with interesting foliage. Plant in groupings or singly depending on the desired result or select flowering shrubs that bloom at different times for continued bloom from spring-fall.
Buddleia. Gardening has never been so easy with drought tolerant Butterfly Bush. A wide variety of colors and heights await your garden design. Plants grow fast and appreciate full sun and well drained soil. Cut back this deciduous shrub in the spring.
Caryopteris. Blue Mist Shrub or Bluebeard is a low growing shrub with low water needs and beautiful blue flowers growing around 3-4 fee tall. Plant in full sun and well drained soil. Cut back this deciduous shrub in the spring.
Hydrangeas. Hydrangea boasts multiseasonal appeal and is regarded as one of the most popular shrubs for the home gardener. Versatile, they thrive in a range of soils from sun to shade. Most often asked questions are how to change bloom color and when to prune.
Knock Out Roses. Perhaps one of the best landscape rose on the market today - hands down. Knock Out Roses bloom 5+ months and even flower well in part shade. Trim back 1/3 in the spring and fertilize with Osmocote.
Syringa (Lilac) This hardy shrub is commonly called lilac. Lilacs produce early spring, fragrant flowers. There is nothing like a fresh bouquet of lilacs to rejuvinate the spirit. Pruning is done after this deciduous shrub has finished blooming.
With the array of sizes, shapes, flowers and forms, flowering shrubs are a natural fit in almost any setting large or small