Chinese snowball is one of spring's showiest shrubs. White flower clusters 6 to 8 inches across festoon its branches in late spring. The plant gets big—12 to 20 feet tall and wide. Though it looks like a hydrangea, it's actually a viburnum. Chinese Snowball Planting Guide Where to Plant: Find a prominent spot where it will have room to grow. How to Grow: Give it full to partial sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Prune, if necessary, just after it finishes flowering in spring. Bloom Shrubs, White Flowers, Chinese Snowball, Landscaping Ideas, Beautiful Yard, Chine Snowball, Late Spring, Landscape Ideas, Flowers Shrubs
The Only Shrubs You Need to Grow...I think this would really add to our dull yard. This is a picture of purple smoke bushe that ignites the border. Their stems grow straight up like pipe cleaners, a habit which makes them useful additions to any border in need of diverse forms.
Bluebeard Shrub. This shrub is a treat in late summer when it bears its airy clusters of beautiful blue blooms. It's extra-easy to grow, too, laughing off all but the worst heat and drought. As an added bonus, birds and butterflies love it. Bluebeard shrub makes a great cut flower, too. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 5-9
Double-file Viburnum - These are no ordinary flowers. They sit up above the leaves, almost as if they are floating several inches above the branch. So even though doublefile viburnum is a large shrub with coarse-textured leaves, when it’s in flower it looks light and airy. The flowers typically last 3 – 4 weeks. In the fall, small berries appear but they are not overly ornamental. The leaves turn a deep purple in the autumn before falling off for the winter.
Oleander - An exceptionally easy-care subtropical shrub, oleander offers summertime flowers in shades of pink, red, purple, lilac, yellow, and white. In fact, it's so foolproof that in many areas it's grown along the sides of highways in warm-weather areas. Note, though: Oleander is extremely poisonous.
Potentilla-Potentilla is one of the most common, and easiest shrubs to grow. It starts blooming in late spring and continues through autumn, bearing cheery yellow, orange, red, or white flowers that look like single roses (which attract butterflies). It has attractively divided foliage