Flowering Landscape Bushes. But shrubs are more versatile than trees and can be planted in more areas. That's where these low-maintenance shrubs and bushes come in. (We know, not everyone has the time or talents to maintain a flourishing flower bed year-round.) From evergreens to winter garden ideas and everything in between, these plants give your landscape a facelift, minus any tedious watering and pruning on your end.
Photos of popular landscaping shrubs, bushes and trees with best landscape design ideas. House plants, trees, flower plants, garden flowers and indoor plants are great for upgrading or accentuating your decor. This cultivar has yellow-gold foliage that is an added feature along with the blue flowers.
Tip: If you use lush, leafy hydrangeas to camouflage an unsightly foundation, leave a couple of feet between the plants and the house, so they have room to.
Also known as bearberry, this groundcover brings multi-season interest to the garden with white summer flowers followed by bright red berries.
A mature hollyhock, Alcea rosea (right), grows too tall for placing at the front of a flower bed. Flowering trees are among the most prized specimens of the yard, making a bold statement and often heralding the return of warmer weather in northern climates. The colorful berries add further fall interest, and for good measure these trees afford interesting branching patterns that show up best in winter after.