The Shrub Flowering Year

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THE FLOWERING YEAR

With careful selection it is possible to have shrubs in flower during every month of the year. Given below are some suggestions for you to plan your flowering garden:

 


Early winter

Erica cornea

Erica x darleyensis

Garrya elliptica

Hamamelis (all forms)

Jasminum nudiflorum

Lonicera fragrantissima

Viburnum x bodnantense

Viburnum tinus

 

daphneMid-winter

Abeliophyllum

Daphne mezereum

Daphne odora

Erica (as mentioned above)

Hamamelis japonica

Mahonia ‘Charity’

 

Late winter

Camellia Japonica

Chaenomeles

Corpus mas

Corylopsis

Forsythia

kerriaMahonia

Ribes

Salix

Spiraea (some)

 

Early spring

Berberis (several)

Clematis albino

Kerria japonica

Magnolia x soulangiana

Osmanthus delavayi

Rosmarinus officinalis

Skimmia Spiraea

Viburnum (spring flowering)

 

rhododendron luteumMid-spring

Choisya ternata

Clematis

Cotoneaster

Crinodendron hookerianum

Cytisus

Daphne (some)

Genista

Pyracantha

Rhododendron

 

Late spring

Buddleja Cistus

Clematis

Convolvulus cneorum

Deutzia

Genista

lavandula stoechas

Kalmia latiflora

Syringa

Weigela

 

Early summer

Calluna vulgaris

Erica (summer flowering)

Hypericum

Lavandula

Lavatera

Potentilla

Spiraea

 

Mid-summer

Ceanothus (late-flowering varieties)

Ceratostigma willmottianum

Fuchsia

hydrangea 2

Hibiscus syriacus

Hydrangea

Perovskia

Yucca

 

Late summer

Abelia grandiflora

Erica

Fuchsia

Hebe

Hibiscus

Hydrangea

Hypericum

Osmanthus heterophyllus

Potentilla (many)

Yucca gloriosa

Zauschneria

 

hebeEarly autumn

Abelia

Calluna

Erica

Fuchsia

Hebe (some)

Hibiscus

Hypericum ‘Hidcote’

 

Mid-autumn

Erica x darleyensis

Jasminum nudiflorum

Viburnum x bodnantense

 

camellia 'J.C. Williams'Late autumn

Camellia x williamsii

Hamamelis mollis

Jasminum nudiflorum

Mahonia x media

Viburnum x bodnantense

Viburnum tinus

20. May 2011 by Dave Pinkney
Categories: Ornamental Shrubs, Plants & Trees | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on The Shrub Flowering Year

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