Goldmound Spirea: An impressive garden shrub for colour effect, featuring light gold/bright green foliage which emerges bronze, turning red in fall, and flat-topped clusters of pink flowers in early summer; ideal size for garden detail use, forms a dense, compact ball, neat and tidy.-->MINI SUNGLO  Spirea is a smaller version of this.

Goldmound Spirea: An impressive garden shrub for colour effect, featuring light gold/bright green foliage which emerges bronze, turning red in fall

Forsythia- for bordering neighbors house

These brilliantly colored yellow shrubs are typically the first to bloom in spring. They have a fountain shape that I am partial to and the foliage looks good even when they aren't in bloom.

Clethra, native shrub that butterflies love!

Summersweet is a great choice for a compact shrub in a damp, shady area. Also: inkberry holly, dwarf Virginia sweetspire and buttonbush. garden by garage

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard is a lovely shrub, with a rounded nature and deep green coloring. However its true value is seen as the season progresses. Long stems shoot up above the glossy, dark-green foliage in late summer, clothed in a multitude of delicate, deep-blue blossoms. The shrub is so populated with the long wands of dark blue color that it has the effect of turning the vibrant green shrub into a veritable “ball of blue” in the landscape. #nature #shrubs #garden

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard is a lovely shrub, with a rounded nature and deep green coloring. Long stems of blue blossoms shoot up above the glossy, dark-green foliage in late summer. The shrub grows requires sun, and is hardy in zones

With careful planning and design, you could have your shrubs flowering in your garden all year long. These colorful flowering shrubs can be the focal points in your landscape and the foundation plants of your garden bringing all the wonders of nature in just one place.

Best Shrubs that Bloom All Year

With careful planning and design, you could have your shrubs flowering in your garden all year long. These colorful flowering shrubs can be the focal points in your landscape and the foundation plants of your garden bringing all the wonders of nature in j

Red Leaf Barberry Hedge. (5 shrubs for 30$). This thorny, brightly colored shrub is the perfect choice to create a barrier against unwanted traffic or to deter deer. Left to grow naturally it has 5-7' spread and height but can be pruned and maintained at a much smaller size.

Red leaf barberry hedge - thorny but colorful & creates a barrier against unwanted traffic ie:"deer" & other wildlife

purple smoke bush - one of my fave perennials!

In my yard: Cottinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ . considered a tree but I grow it as a shrub, whacking it back to the ground each spring to keep the height lower and make it bush out. easily grows tall in a season. glows purple with the sun behind it.

Green Velvet retains the upright, rounded shape you'd expect from a boxwood on it's own, with little to no pruning from you. This evergreen shrub boasts deep green, glossy leaves year round. - Buy 6 1-gallon plants for $28.85 each @ http://www.brighterblooms.com/

'Green Velvet' retains the upright, rounded shape you'd expect from a boxwood on it's own, with little to no pruning from you. This evergreen shrub boasts deep green, glossy leaves year round. 'Green Velvet' matures at X with a globose shape.

burning bush shrub | Dwarf Burning Bush Euonymus alata Compacta from Berry Nurseries

burning bush shrub Dwarf Burning Bush Euonymus alata Compacta from Berry Nurseries

Ivory Halo Dogwood - love the variated leaves and red twigs in winter

A compact and very hardy shrub, well suited for color contrast in many garden applications; features very showy white-variegated foliage and brilliant red stems

Firehouse Dwarf Nandina  evergreen, red fall color  This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage.  prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height.  - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind

Dwarf heavenly bamboo ‘Firepower’ (Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’) gets red-tinged new leaves in spring, then stays light green all summer. Foliage turns bright red in fall and holds that color most of winter.

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