Blooms will add some color and more life to your outdoor space. You can use flowering shrubs to enhance the beauty of your yard and even increase the curb appeal of your home. However, not all kinds of shrubs can handle Minnesota weather conditions.
A trusted provider of landscape services shares some of the best flowering shrubs for your Minnesota landscape.
Northern hi-lights will give your landscape a pop of color with its creamy white flowers with a yellow upper petal. It is extremely fragrant and blooms from May to early June. This type of azalea grows quite slowly and is usually around four feet high and five feet wide.
Known for its vibrant orange blooms, mandarin lights bloom in early spring. It is also lightly fragrant and can grow six to eight feet tall and around four feet wide. This flowering shrub has an upright and rounded habit and becomes bronze in fall.
Many outdoor living contractors recommend beauty bush for those with a lot of space in their landscape. This flowering bush can grow branches of at least 10 feet. During June, it produces tiny, attractive pink blooms. You can prune it to retain its size, but it may lose its natural form.
A hardy evergreen hybrid, girard’s fuschia is popular for its bright and beautiful flowers. Its dark green evergreen foliage becomes maroon during fall. This shrub needs part sun to part shade. It can grow up to three feet high and three to four feet wide.
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