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These 22 Shrubs Have the Most Colorful Foliage All Season Long
Pretty easy-to-grow flowering shrub: 'Sizzling Pink' Fringe Flower (Loropetalum). Also has spectacular evergreen foliage. It offers clusters of pink blooms from winter into spring and bold burgundy leaves that fade to purple-tinted green. I have mine planted next to my Forsythias and they both are the first to bloom in early Spring. Beautiful pink and yellow flowers! -Ali C.
These 19 Power Perennials Thrive Every Year, No Matter What
Artemisia Plants with colorful foliage such as artemisia will keep the garden looking good while flowering plants go in and out of bloom. Artemisia has beautiful silver-gray foliage that won’t fade in the hot sun. This hardy perennial is also drought and insect resistant, and the branches make a wonderful addition to indoor flower arrangements. Height varies by variety and can range from 3 feet tall to just 5 inches. Grows in Zones 4-9.
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Zebra Ornamental Grass Impressive and exotic looking, growing 4-7 ft. tall and spreading to 3-5 ft. Emerald-green foliage will develop golden stripes midsummer, and silvery plumes appear in autumn and last through the winter. Does best in full sun, as an accent or grouping. Hardy and will tolerate drought and a wide range of soil conditions. Potted plants. Zones 4-9.
21 of the Prettiest Flowering Shrubs for Hedges
Summersweet With a name like summersweet, you can guess that this shrub's pink or white flowers are fragrant. It's one of the few shrubs that bloom well in shade, although it also will grow in full sun in the north, provided it has adequate moisture. Name: Clethra alnifolia Growing Conditions: Full sun to shade and moist soil Size: 3-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9
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Purple smoke bush is often used as a garden specimen due to the purple-pink plumes and the purple leaves on some cultivars. It is highly drought tolerant. Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree. Zones 4-9. Size & Shape: Purple smoke bush grows to a size of 12-15' tall and wide. It is irregular to rounded. Exposure: Grow purple smoke bush in full sun.
Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass
Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass ~ Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne' - A casual spreader that makes a lovely selection for the informal, naturalized garden. Bright blue, star shaped flowers with gold centers rise above diminutive, Iris-like foliage. Excellent for edging or the front of mixed borders. Herbaceous perennial. Rock Garden Plant; Perennial; Herbaceous; Cold hardiness zones: 5 - 9; partial to full sun
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Rainbox Lewisia Mix. This gorgeous perennial adds tons of multicolored beauty to sunny borders and containers. Just 8-10 in. tall and covered in beautiful, star-shaped blossoms in a mix of white, purple, pink, yellow and orange! Blooms for several weeks in mid to late spring. Potted plants. Zones 5-8.