Your landscape isn’t complete without shrubs
- Shrubs are one of the key garden plantings for any landscape design – shrubs are defined as: shrubs or bush is a small- to medium-sized perennial woody plant. They are distinguished from trees by their multiple stems and shorter height:
- You can find many types of shrubs:
- 1) accent shrubs: used to accent a garden bed or structure
- 2) foundation shrubs: used to hide and/or decorate the home front foundation or other building
- 3) boundary or screening shrubs: used to mark a boundary boundary or provide a screen for privacy
- 4) featured shrubs: used as a feature planting for a garden bed or in place of a tree, and
- 5) flowering shrubs: used in all situations to give color and fragrance:
- And many of the common shrubs have different leaf and/or stem colors to add color for a landscape feature – sample, the barberry shrub comes in red, yellow, and crimson orange.
- So the challenge if finding the right color – height – thickness for your shrub landscaping need:
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- light requirements (sunny-medium sun) – height (low shrub vs. high tree-like shrubs) – flowering time (varies through the season) – maintenance (disease, insects, etc.) – propagation (seeding, division) – growing zones INFO: view growing zones
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