Flowering Shrubs – for Sale in the Fort Worth Area
Shrubs are an important part of any landscape and can be used as a focal point in the landscape or great accents to trees or hardscapes. When considering what kind of shrubs you want for your landscape make sure you consider flowering shrubs that compliment your area. Whether you have a shady spot or full sun there is a flowering shrub for you. Most flowering shrubs need at least 4 hours of sunlight to produce blooms and therefore there are many more flowering shrubs that like full sun than there are shade-loving bloomers. Here are a few of the best flowering shrubs for both areas in your landscape.
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The Indian Hawthorn flowering shrub is a staple in Texas landscapes. Being one of the hardiest shrubs available these shrubs are covered in blooms from mid to late spring and are available in white or pink blooms. There are three varieties of Indian Hawthorn most common in Texas and those are the Clara, blooming white and growing to about 3′ tall, Pink Lady, blooming pink and growing to almost 5′ tall, and Pinkie, blooming pink and growing only 3′ tall.Shop Now!
Chinese Fringe Flower is a relative of witch hazel and thrives in warmer climates (hardiness zones 7-10). This evergreen flowering shrub blooms in the spring and is known to sometimes re-bloom throughout the year. Chinese Fringe Flower is easy to grow, even for beginners, because of its low-maintenance growing requirements.
Red yucca is a favorite in many commercial and residential landscapes in North Texas because it’s an evergreen and low-maintenance plant with a beautifully showy color of red. Its dark green long, thin leaves rise from the base providing an unusual look to the landscape.
Texas sage is a tough Native Texas Plant with purple to lavender blooms in spring, summer, and fall. It can be used as a hedge or in containers as well as mass plantings. Choose a sunny location for the best growth and bloom production. Plant 3-4 feet apart to allow room to grow and spread. Fertilize with slow-release fertilizers once or twice a year. Texas Sage is slow-growing, prune carefully to prevent ugly, open growth. Texas Sage tends to have a naturally rounded growth habit, but tip prune for a compact full look and to further control its shape. This plant is native to desert regions and is very heat and drought tolerant. Choose from standard and compact varieties.
Oleander is an evergreen shrub growing 8-10 feet tall and spreading 4-6 feet wide. It performs and blooms best planted in a sunny location. Blooms are fragrant and come in vibrant red, white, pink, and salmon colors. Oleanders are repeat bloomers and bloom straight through the summer from late spring through fall. This plant has average water needs so make sure not to overwater! This plant is also deer resistant, but all parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested so be sure to make considerations for pets and small children.
Azaleas are great bloomers in shady spots with the Encore variety re-blooming in every season except Winter. Azaleas need at least 4-6 hours of sunlight in the morning hours for the best blooming results and make sure to plant these with acidic soil amendments as our native soil is too alkaline for these shrubs to perform as desired.Shop Now!
Hydrangeas are a great shady bloomer with large clusters of pink flowers that can turn from pink to blue based on the pH level of the soil. Certain varieties. Hydrangeas are great under large trees or porches to brighten up dark spots in your landscape. These broadleaf shrubs are deciduous in the wintertime so be prepared for them to take the winter season off and drop their leaves.Shop Now!
Gardenias are known for their fragrant white blooms about the size of a half-dollar. They bloom in the early spring and sometimes again in early summer or mid-fall with a strong aroma and bright white flowers. These shrubs are available in dwarf varieties such as the Veitchi staying about 3′ tall or larger varieties such as the August Beauty reaching 5-6′ tall and wide. Most commonly gardenias have broad glossy leaves but there are several varieties such as the frostproof and dwarf radican with smaller narrow leaves.Shop Now!