Bush-with-flowers, this native shrub has glossy, almost tropical-looking leaves and unique flowers and seed capsules to give the plant multi-season interest. it also goes by other names such as carolina allspice, strawberry bush or sweet bubby.. Bigleaf hydrangeas (hydrangea macrophylla) are perfect for mild climates but usually won’t flower in regions with cold winters. in these areas, try cultivars of sevenbark hydrangea (hydrangea arborescens), which produce huge spheres of densely packed white blooms., korean spice viburnum (viburnum carlesii) is an example of a shrub that boasts early-spring flowers (april) as well as fall color. the buds are pink but then open to become clusters of white flowers. the bush is named for its fragrance, which contains a combination of sweetness and sharpness..
Whether they are flowering, fruiting, or simply foliage-bearing, shrubs offer so much to the home garden! a mainstay of the foundation, they also offer nice punctuation to sunny and shady borders, sidewalk plantings, and even large containers., a native plant, mountain laurel has pink buds in spring that open to white cup-shape flowers. this native typically grows 5 to 8 feet tall and wide. mountain laurel is a stand-out evergreen shrub because it tolerates shade (although best flowering occurs in light shade)..
Celebrate spring with the lovely, fragrant flowers of lilac. these shrubs perform best and open the most flowers in full sun. lilacs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from dwarf types that fit small entry gardens to tall varieties like 'mount baker' and 'pocahontas' (pictured), which reach 10 to 12 feet tall., if you’re looking for a spring-flowering shrub, a lilac or rhododendron is an excellent choice. lilacs are some of the best smelling shrubs you can grow, while rhododendrons are evergreen bushes that thrive in partial shade. below you’ll find even more spring bloomers.