These sun-loving, long-blooming shrubs are hard to beat for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Once established, they are drought-tolerant. This compact variety grows only 18-32" tall and 20-32" wide.
Large candy pink flowers on a compact plant. No need to deadhead this long-blooming beauty. Thick stems ensure better hardiness in cold areas. However, fall pruning is not recommended.
Large (3-5") blooms appear on new and old wood for a long bloom season. Cut back to 2' in spring.
This variety blooms on new wood. Prune to 18" in late winter, leaving two pairs of buds on each stem. Fertilize at the same time.
An easy-to-grow clematis that blooms from early summer into mid-summer. Cut back to 18" when new growth begins in the spring. For best performance, keep the roots cool (mulch or shade) and the vine in plenty of sun.
To maximize the red fall foliage, plants need to be in full sun. Fertilize in spring with slow release fertilizer for trees/shrubs. Pruning can be done anytime, but is best in late fall.
For the strongest stems and most blooms, be sure this plant gets at least six hours of bright sun each day. In spring, prune back one third its total height. Blooms start in early summer and continues through frost.
A truly compact reblooming hydrangea that blooms on old and new wood. For the best show of blooms, prune only the dead wood in the spring after new growth has appeared.
Adaptable to most soils and both sun and shade, Pinky Winky is ideal for most gardens. Can be maintained as a small shrub or trained into a small tree. Prune in late winter/early spring. Fertilize in early spring.
This plant is shallow-rooted and therefore benefits from 2-3" of mulch. Prune by one third in the spring. Large mophead blooms appear early and continue for months.
Easy to grow spring shrub that flowers in three colors all at the same time. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate some shade. If pruning is needed, do so immediately after flowering.
Like all weigela, this one is deer resistant. It grows wider than it is tall and requires little or no pruning. Having deep purple foliage, it is outstanding in the landscape even when it isn't producing its bright pink flowers.