Say goodbye to the dreariness of winter, by installing a fantastic plant (or two!) that will bring plenty of inspiration and interest in your winter garden.
Paperbark Maple, Acer griseum, is a low-growing, small deciduous tree with scarlet red fall color and striking cinnamon-colored bark that exfoliates.15-20’h x 10’w. Full sun-part shade.
Kousa Dogwood, Cornus kousa, is a terrific deciduous tree with multi-season interest. In spring, it’s covered with pretty, star-shaped blooms, in fall, leaves turn a beautiful reddish orange and in winter, it shows off its exfoliating bark in shades of gray, tan, brown and orange.Many selections are available. 20-25’ x 20-30’w. Part shade-full sun.
Blue Princess Holly, Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Princess,’ is a beautiful evergreen shrub with shiny, spiny, dark green leaves. Paired with Blue Prince Holly, will bear bright red berries in winter. 4-6’h x 4-6’w. Full sun-part shade.
Globe Blue Spruce, Picea pungens ‘Glauca globosa’, is another evergreen shrub that offers distinctive silvery blue needles year round that have the added benefit of deer and rabbit resistance. 3-5’h x 4-6’w. Full sun.