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Shrubs for Containers

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If you love the look of shrubs but don't have room in your garden for large plants, create a container garden using smaller sized shrubs on your outdoor deck or balcony. Be sure to select large enough planters, at least 14" in diameter, to accommodate the shrubs' roots and don't forget to water them regularly.

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Numerous pearl-like buds burst into attractive star-shaped flowers in spring. When the flowers of 'Chardonnay Pearls' Deutzia have faded, this shrub continues to shine with its bright yellow foliage. Growth is strong, but compact to create a wonderful small shrub that is equally at home in the shrub border as it is in a perennial one. It's even small enough to plant in containers! 'Chardonnay Pearls' adds color and vibrancy to any garden. Deer resistant. White Plants, Large Plants, Flowering Shrubs, Trees And Shrubs, Spring Blooms, Spring Flowers, Small Nurseries, Small Shrubs, Plant Sale

Petite Spring Flowering Shrub for Containers

Numerous pearl-like buds burst into attractive star-shaped flowers in spring. When the flowers of 'Chardonnay Pearls' Deutzia have faded, this shrub continues to shine with its bright yellow foliage. Growth is strong, but compact to create a wonderful small shrub that is equally at home in the shrub border as it is in a perennial one. It's even small enough to plant in containers! 'Chardonnay Pearls' adds color and vibrancy to any garden. Deer resistant.

The dense branching of 'Fine Line' Improved Buckthorn provides good coverage making it an excellent choice for narrow hedges or screens. It may look exotic, but this shrub is very easy to grow - drought tolerant and requires no deadheading. Its deer resistant foliage is full and lush from top to bottom, providing foliage interest in the landscape that continues through fall. Try this upright, narrow shrub as a 'thriller' in your container recipe for sun. It would look great framing your… Shrubs For Privacy, Shrubs For Landscaping, Deer Resistant Shrubs, Deadheading, Winter Plants, Border Plants, Patio Planters, Proven Winners, Flowering Shrubs

Upright & Narrow Shrub for Containers

The dense branching of 'Fine Line' Improved Buckthorn provides good coverage making it an excellent choice for narrow hedges or screens. It may look exotic, but this shrub is very easy to grow - drought tolerant and requires no deadheading. Its deer resistant foliage is full and lush from top to bottom, providing foliage interest in the landscape that continues through fall. Try this upright, narrow shrub as a 'thriller' in your container recipe for sun. It would look great framing your…

Amp up the color in your containers by including beautiful shrubs in the mix. Hydrangeas, petite evergreens, so many smaller shrubs offer color all season long, and you can move them around your patio as much as you want! Here are 10 plants that have been designed for small spaces in the landscape, or for containers. Lavender Flowers, Large Flowers, Dried Flowers, Edging Plants, Garden Edging, White Plants, Large Plants, Shrubs For Landscaping, Florida Landscaping

10 Small Shrubs for Colorful Container Gardens

Amp up the color in your containers by including beautiful shrubs in the mix. Hydrangeas, petite evergreens, so many smaller shrubs offer color all season long, and you can move them around your patio as much as you want! Here are 10 plants that have been designed for small spaces in the landscape, or for containers.

Add both vertical lines and bright color to your home landscape with Sunjoy Gold Pillar Barberry. Its orange-red new growth matures to vivid gold. Autumn brings stunning orange-red color for fall interest in the landscape. Unlike other yellow leaf barberry, this variety's foliage doesn't burn in the sun. Plus, it is highly deer resistant! Plant this upright, columnar shrub as the thriller in a mixed container garden for added drama and flair! Little Flowers, Colorful Flowers, Yellow Plants, Urn Planters, Professional Landscaping, Proven Winners, Yellow Leaves, Large Plants, Plant Needs

Upright Yellow Leaf Barberry for Containers

Add both vertical lines and bright color to your home landscape with Sunjoy Gold Pillar Barberry. Its orange-red new growth matures to vivid gold. Autumn brings stunning orange-red color for fall interest in the landscape. Unlike other yellow leaf barberry, this variety's foliage doesn't burn in the sun. Plus, it is highly deer resistant! Plant this upright, columnar shrub as the thriller in a mixed container garden for added drama and flair!

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Reblooming Hydrangea for Landscape & Containers

A real workhorse, Let's Dance Starlight is the first reblooming lace-cap hydrangea and has exceptionally vibrant flower color. It's an elegant addition to any garden where it does well in groupings or masses, in shrub borders, as a specimen, screen or hedge. It also makes excellent cuttings, adding bright color to your summer flower arrangement. This hydrangea can even be planted in containers! It blooms on both new wood and old delivering seasons of flowers and lots of wow!

Jazz Hands Dwarf Pink Loropetalum has cool purple foliage that combines beautifully with these hot pink blooms. This showy little dwarf plant fits easily into residential landscapes and container gardens. Perfect for southern gardeners too! Container Flowers, Container Plants, Container Gardening, Growing Herbs, Growing Vegetables, Summer Garden, Winter Garden, Landscape Design, Garden Design

Jazz Hands® Pink - Chinese fringe-flower - Loropetalum chinense

Jazz Hands Dwarf Pink Loropetalum has cool purple foliage that combines beautifully with these hot pink blooms. This showy little dwarf plant fits easily into residential landscapes and container gardens. Perfect for southern gardeners too!

This is one of the most reliable blooming hydrangeas because it blooms on both old and new wood. Let's Dance Big Easy prefers full sun or part shade, and has large mophead blooms that change color due to the pH in the soil. Garden Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Shade Garden, Garden Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Hydrangea Macrophylla, Hydrangea Not Blooming, Large Plants, Flower Shape

Let's Dance Big Easy® - Reblooming hydrangea - Hydrangea macrophylla

This is one of the most reliable blooming hydrangeas because it blooms on both old and new wood. Let's Dance Big Easy prefers full sun or part shade, and has large mophead blooms that change color due to the pH in the soil.

Garden zone 7 to 9 Jazz Hands Dwarf White is a chinese fringe-flower with dark green foliage and one of the most unusual white blooms. This is a great plant for pots or in southern landscapes. Weird Plants, Unusual Plants, Rare Plants, Potted Plants, Rare Flowers, White Flowers, Dwarf Shrubs, Garden Shrubs, Shaded Garden

Jazz Hands® White - Chinese fringe-flower - Loropetalum chinense

Jazz Hands Dwarf White is a chinese fringe-flower with dark green foliage and one of the most unusual white blooms. This is a great plant for pots or in southern landscapes.

Proven Winners - Sunjoy® Mini Salsa - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii yellow plant details, information and resources. Container Plants, Container Gardening, Gardening Tips, Landscaping Plants, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Garden Plants, Yellow Plants, Foundation Planting

Sunjoy® Mini Salsa - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii

Enjoy the color of barberry in a pot on your porch, Sunjoy Mini Salsa will only reach two feet in height, and the dark red foliage will stay consistent spring through fall.

Proven Winners - 'Filips Magic Moment' - Arborvitae - Thuja occidentalis plant details, information and resources. Container Plants, Container Gardening, Flower Containers, Outdoor Entryway Decor, Whiskey Barrel Planter, Evergreen Bush, Thuja Occidentalis, Landscaping Plants, Landscaping Ideas

'Filips Magic Moment' - Arborvitae - Thuja occidentalis

Evergreens are such a nice way to greet your guests, and Filips Magic Moment is a dwarf arborvitae with green gold foliage. A wonderful plant for pots.

My Monet Weigela has variegated foliage and will only reach in height. Perfect for the front part of your landscape, or a container on your patio. Deer resistant too. Small Garden Plans, Garden Design Plans, Yard Design, Small Flower Gardens, Small Flowers, Container Gardening Vegetables, Container Plants, Dwarf Plants, Lavender Garden

My Monet® - Weigela florida

My Monet Weigela has variegated foliage and will only reach 18" in height. Perfect for the front part of your landscape, or a container on your patio. Deer resistant too.

Spilled Wine Weigela will add a dark pop of contrast to your garden, and planting it in a container is a great way to fill in holes in a just-planted landscape too. Planting Shrubs, Garden Shrubs, Landscaping Plants, Planting Flowers, Landscaping Ideas, Flowering Shrubs, Tropical Landscaping, Flowers Perennials, Garden Pots

Spilled Wine® - Weigela florida

Spilled Wine Weigela will add a dark pop of contrast to your garden, and planting it in a container is a great way to fill in holes in a just-planted landscape too.

The dark foliage of Jazz Hands Mini Loropetalum is the perfect setting for the bright blooms this small shrub delivers. Hardy to zone a good choice for southern gardens. Garden Shrubs, Landscaping Plants, Shade Garden, Florida Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Small Shrubs, Large Plants, Gardening Zones, Container Gardening

Jazz Hands Mini® - Chinese fringe-flower - Loropetalum chinense

Jazz Hands Mini is a ground covering dwarf variety, reaching only 12" in height, with black-purple foliage that holds its color all season long. Showy pink flowers contrast with the dark, rich leaves. It is a wonderful little plant for the front of the border, or used in a decorative container. Hardy to zone 7--a fave of southern gardeners.

Proven Winners - Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' - Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x blue purple blue-purple plant details, information and resources. Garden Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Landscaping Shrubs, Sun Garden, Patio Plants, Landscaping Ideas, Container Gardening Vegetables, Container Plants, Container Flowers

Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip' - Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x

Lo and Behold 'Blue Chip' buddleia is just what you need if you want the butterflies to visit you. Put this pot on your patio, sit back and enjoy the show!

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Sicilian Sunshine® - Sweet bay - Laurus nobilis

Sicilian Sunshine Sweet Bay has bright green foliage that is also fragrant and deer resistant.

Jazz Hands Variegated is the first ever variegated Loropetalum; its new growth is splashed with pink and white variegation, while mature foliage is a rich purple color. This shrub is hardy to zone a great addition to southern gardens. Container Flowers, Container Plants, Container Gardening, Colorful Plants, Large Plants, Potted Plants, Palmers Garden Centre, Chinese Plants, Hedging Plants

Jazz Hands Variegated® - Chinese fringe-flower - Loropetalum chinense

Jazz Hands Variegated is the first ever variegated Loropetalum; its new growth is splashed with pink and white variegation, while mature foliage is a rich purple color. This shrub is hardy to zone 7, a great addition to southern gardens.