What can I plant now for winter color?

What can I plant now for winter color?

Browse our pick of the best winter-flowering plants, below.

  • Winter honeysuckle.
  • Christmas rose.
  • Pansies.
  • Winter aconites.
  • Daphne.
  • Snowdrop.
  • Mahonia.
  • Winter clematis.

What shrubs look good all year-round?

31 Flowering Shrubs for Year-Round Color

  • Fothergilla. Bottlebrush-like blooms open at branch tips in early spring, before leaves appear. ...
  • Azalea. Spring explodes with color when you include azaleas in your yard. ...
  • Mountain Laurel. ...
  • Rhododendron. ...
  • Weigela. ...
  • English Lavender. ...
  • Lilac. ...
  • French Hydrangea.

What bushes stay green year round?

Evergreen Shrubs Bring Non-Stop Color

  • Variegated Winter Daphne. Fill late winter and early spring with the sweet fragrance of daphne. ...
  • Bird's Nest Spruce. ...
  • October Magic Ruby Camellia. ...
  • English Lavender. ...
  • Sprinter Boxwood. ...
  • Kramer's Red Winter Heath. ...
  • Mountain Laurel. ...
  • Romeo Cleyera.

What is the easiest flowering shrub to grow?

  • Easy to Grow Flowering Shrubs.
  • Bluebeard Caryopteris is a great flowering shrub that is very easy to grow. ...
  • Butterfly Bush has been a long time favorite of gardeners for landscapes and perennial gardens. ...
  • Buttonbush does very well in moist soil and is hardy in zones 5 through 10.

Should you plant shrubs next to House?

As a general rule of thumb, you should plant shrubs by at least half the distance of their mature spread from your house's foundation. For example, if a shrub will grow to be 20 feet wide, you will want it at least 10 feet from your home.

What can I plant on the west side of my house?

What Shrubs Can Be Planted on the West Side of a House?

  • Deciduous Shrubs. Japanese barberries (Berberis thunbergii f. ...
  • Broadleaf Evergreen Shrubs. Mahonia (Mohonia trifoliolata) and winterberry or wintergreen barberry (Berberis julianae) are broadleaf evergreen shrubs that can be planted on the west side of a house. ...
  • Needle-Leaved Evergreen Shrubs. ...
  • Flowering shrubs.

How do I landscape the side of my house?

10 Inspiring Ideas for Your Side Yard

  1. Install a Welcoming Entry Gate. 1/10. ...
  2. Add a Stepping-Stone Path. 2/10. ...
  3. Choose Low-Light Plantings. 3/10. ...
  4. Think Vertically. 4/10. ...
  5. Grow Ground Cover Between Flagstones. 5/10. ...
  6. Construct a Compost Bin. 6/10. ...
  7. Set Up a Potting Table. 7/10. ...
  8. Build a Trash Enclosure. 8/10.

What do you do with space down side of house?

No matter how narrow or dark, don't let that precious outdoor space down the side of your house go to waste

  • Create intimate outdoor living spaces. ...
  • Squeeze in a lap pool. ...
  • Add a private bedroom garden. ...
  • Obtain privacy with hanging plants and ornaments. ...
  • Make pathways interesting. ...
  • Make viewing courtyards. ...
  • Vary ground surfaces.