Winter doesn’t mean that your lawn has to look dull and lifeless. If you are looking to keep your garden and home’s exterior looking bright and vibrant, there are several options for colorful shrubs that will continue to look beautiful in the winter months. Shrubs are a great way to add dimension to your lawn year-round.
Shrubs to Consider
When it comes to your shrub selection, you always want to make sure that you select shrubs that work well in your specific location and climate. Shrubs in general tend to be low maintenance, but you still want to ensure it will work for you. Colorful shrubs perfect for winter include:
- Firethorn – This shrub is an evergreen with bright berries. The berries range in color from red, orange-red, and gold. This shrub is versatile, and requires little maintenance. It is perfect for those who want a pop of color year-round without having to do much work.
- Camellia – This shrub comes in a number of varieties and can resemble a tree, or have the traditional shrub shape. It has glossy green leaves and has flowers that come in a variety of colors including white, pink, red, yellow, and coral.
- Fringe Flowers – This shrub’s foliage is rich and the color of burgundy. Its biggest draw is that it has long, bright pink flowers that bloom in winter.
- Abelia Kaleidoscope – This dwarf evergreen is a beautiful addition to any landscape all year. It changes colors depending on the season. In the spring you can expect a yellow-gold color that will shift to red in the fall. In the winter, you can expect breathtaking white petals.
We Can Help
The professionals at Carol’s Colors Landscape can help you select shrubs that will look great year-around. Winter months shouldn’t mean a lack of color and vibrant plant life. You can keep a colorful garden year-round, and we want to help. Contact us for all your landscaping needs.