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Vase Shapes Set Shrubs Apart
Billowing on top and slender on the bottom, shrubs in a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape
"bottom, shrubs in a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape... concept to shrubs in your garden too. Flowers — and foliage too — look ever so sophisticated... vase-shaped shrubs, and it happens that four are spring bloomers, so now's the perfect... stant shrub likes sun and lean soil, and its silvery leaves make it interesting... pretty shrub does best in part shade, even moderately dry shade, but average soil..."
5 Purple-Leaf Majesties of Shrubs
"in your landscape? Just add purple... it's shrubs with purple foliage. I, for one, am glad. There was a time when (gasp... purple-leafed shrubs and trees, but unfortunately, so do the Japanese beetles. Most years... wide-ranging shrub that makes a tough, easy addition almost anywhere, although its color... contorted shrub looks just as great without its leaves, and its twisty branches add an... purple shrubs that have stood the test of time, purple sand cherry (Prunus x cistena..."
5 Berry-licious Shrubs to Plant Now for Winter Interest
Showy color during snow season? You bet. These shrubs will wake up a garden with colorful berries when other plants are asleep
"These shrubs will wake up a garden with colorful berries when other plants are asleep... to your landscape in the winter. These shrubs are often grown for their late-season... winter shrubs usually call to mind colorful autumn leaves or scented evergreen bushes... berry-bearing shrubs and get inspired to reconsider your winter garden design.... whole shrub off at the ground, and it took 2 years to start growing again! When we..."
5 Glorious Late-Season Shrubs
Spilling over with berries or bursting with blooms, these stunning underused shrubs keep the garden party going through fall
"underused shrubs keep the garden party going through fall... finding your landscape lacking as the dog days of summer give way to fall? With that late-summer... uncommon shrubs that wait 'til the last minute to really do their thing. Shop for them... of this shrub bloom late in a palette of cool blues — a mouthwatering counterpoint... This shrub or small tree is often likened to southern crape myrtle, but honestly..."
Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts
"trees, shrubs and grasses that offer color and texture in abundance... trees and shrubs that will span the seasons and give your garden a picture-perfect look... seek out shrubs and grasses that bring color, different leaf shapes and exciting textures... Traditional Landscape by Duvall Landscape Architects & Designers Le jardinet Jennifer these... well as landscape Everything about that photo is beautiful, almost surreal. Thank..."
Great Design Plant: Paint the Summer Landscape With Desert Willow
If the vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance will
"large shrub, desert willow will add beauty to your summer landscape.... these are landscape godsend! Hammerhugger, I live in Chandler, AZ, about a half an hour's... median landscaping here. Vi Brown ... you might have to fence them in until they... beautiful landscaped yard. Bought many Desert Willows, they are Beautiful!. Try this... in the landscape and can be grown as a large shrub or a small to medium-size tree..."
Great Design Plant: Noell's Grevillea
Late winter is prime showtime for this shrub's artful blooms, bringing color and cheer to coastal landscapes
"for this shrub's artful blooms, bringing color and cheer to coastal landscapes... evergreen shrub thrives in warm, coastal and dry areas and maintains an elegant and cheery... actual landscape. Dig Your Garden Landscape, as an Aussie it is very odd for me to... anean-landscape-san-francisco We have several members of the Grevillea family in... above the landscape. 'Noellii' is not a showy plant, but it complements surrounding plants..."
Great Design Plant: Winterberry Rouses Frosty Gardens
Energize dormant winter landscapes with this shrub's brilliant berries — and do right by hungry birds too
"winter landscapes with this shrub's brilliant berries — and do right by hungry birds... residential landscapes. But for gardeners in cold climates, winterberry offers a lot.... "Expect your shrubs to be stripped bare by winter's end" is an understatement. Ours are... replace shrubs like burning bush, spirea, forsythia - none of which provide food for... as few shrubs can match the brilliance of its winter color. It's also disease resistant..."
10 Evergreens for Beautiful Foliage All Year
Give your landscape consistent color and structure with the emeralds, chartreuses and blues of evergreen trees and shrubs
"your landscape consistent color and structure with the emeralds, chartreuses and... barren landscape. The following 10 trees, shrubs and plants will keep your garden... creek landscape. It would naturally grow tall and cone shaped like a Christmas tree... trees/large shrubs or as a border along a drive way etc. It is deer resistant and little... had my landscaper plant False Cypress Lemon of few years ago. They are beautiful..."
Great Design Plant: Coast Silktassel
Cascading catkins bring this California native shrub to life just when the rest of the landscape is asleep
"native shrub to life just when the rest of the landscape is asleep... coastal shrubs and wild chaparral that call the mountainous coast of California and... Male shrubs produce the showy winter inflorescence either way.Silktassel is a dense... upright shrub, but its branches can also be trained as a tree. Popular cultivars include..."
Great Design Plant: Valentine Bush for Heartfelt Winter Color
"nance shrub thrives in hot, dry climates, making it the perfect shrub for the So... color to landscapes throughout the Southwest. Flowers begin to appear around Christmas... ‘Valentine’ shrubs belong to a large family of blooming shrubs from the genus Eremophila... colorful landscape grouping.Plant it near summer-flowering shrubs such as Texas ranger... ‘Valentine’ shrub Distinguishing traits. The beauty of ‘Valentine’ lies in its red flowers..."
9 Low-Growing Hedges That Make Good Neighbors
Define garden areas or borders without blocking the view, with these evergreen shrubs that take kindly to trimming
"evergreen shrubs that take kindly to trimming... larger shrubs through pruning. This trend can be seen in new British housing estates... multiple landscape schemes. These low hedges can mark the boundary of your property... Many shrubs are suitable, but for optimum step-over hedging, they should be: *Evergreen... other shrubs *Disease resistant I think you can see in the following examples just... hardy shrubs that would fit this particular application. But there are a few additional..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie... gives this shrub its name. Both wildlife and native plant lovers appreciate its understated... great shrub should be used in the garden more often. What is the blue plant in Photo... change in shrub foliage color. I have Coppertina and just love it! I originally bought... terrific shrub that does need some maintenence, but well worth it for the beauty of..."
Roses: Crowning Touch of Gardens
Whether you're the Miss or Mister America of gardening or take a hands-off approach, roses can be a winning addition to your landscape
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts... sun-loving landscapes. This vigorous grower isn't fussy and is easy to grow as long as... on the shrubs' leaves and keeping my neighbour's, um, hedgerow, out of my mature hedges... excellent landscaping ideas here! We love cutting these flowers for vases - they make... Being a landscape architect in the very bougainvillea-friendly climate of Santa Barbara... some shrubs that reach over 4 metres in height never prune back until after blooming..."