When spring rolls around, and the last frost disappears, we often expect our gardens to light up with life and color. If this doesn’t happen,
Shrubs and Bushes with Beautiful Flowers
Bushes that grow flowers smell heavenly while adding color to the landscape at varying times of the season, but there are so many types of flowering shrubs that it’s hard to choose just one. They add beauty and structure to the yard while providing you with cut flowers for your home. They are also highly beneficial to the environment. Some produce trumpet-like flowers with nectar that hummingbirds love, others offer pollen to bumblebees and honey bees, and then some that are host plants for a wide assortment of butterflies. No matter which variety you pick, the result is a stunning display of color and fragrance.
The first step to choosing flowering shrubs, whether they are evergreen or deciduous, is to learn which ones are suitable for your hardiness zone. We provide you with this information and more as we discuss the differences between flowering shrubs and their size, foliage, blooms, and growing conditions. Learn how to grow spring, summer, or long-blooming shrubs as a hedge, focal point, backdrop, or along a walkway, in addition to tips for growing the healthiest shrubs for a floral landscape.
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