Keep reading for more insight on how to enhance your winter landscape
– Eastern White Pine, spruce, and fir trees, and dwarf versions offer various shades and textures.
– Valued for their year-round beauty, needled evergreens can add both texture and color to a drab winter landscape.
– We recommend some boxwoods, hollies, some forms of laurels, and rhododendrons.
– They offer year-round greenery and bloom at various times, providing year-round interest and appeal.
– Nandina varieties are a great option since they retain a good fraction of their leaves or even hold their flowers later.
– These are plants that briefly shed their foliage in winter but rejuvenate quickly
- Fruit bearing trees like Harvest Gold Crabapple and varieties of holly are a great option for adding color and creating a beautiful winter display
– Some winter landscaping plants produce berries and other fruit that hangs on even in the winter.
– Plants with exfoliating bark, such as the Paperbark Maple, create a unique look.
– Certain tree barks can add appeal to your winter landscape.
– Londonplane trees have colorful bark, adding texture and interest.
– Known as the "Queen of Winter," witch hazel boasts vibrant color and a pleasant citrus fragrance, brightening up winter landscapes.
– A winter-flowering plant may sound unusual, but it exists, and can help add that "wow" factor.
– Planted near evergreens, they create contrast and add movement.
– Ornamental grasses add texture and color like bronze, gold, and tan.
– A winter breeze can bring life and sound to a tranquil landscape.
Remember, while winter persists, appreciate the changing seasons; your shrubs will endure. Embrace the beauty of winter and avoid adding extra snow weight to your plants, ensuring their survival through the season. Still uneasy about the chill of winter and your landscape? Eichenlaub is your single source for addressing all your landscape needs.