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Winter

Winter gardens also provide seasonal interest!

Winter gardens also provide seasonal interest. While flower blooms are limited, many plants can enhance your winter garden and create delightful focal points with their bold sculptural shapes, their bark color and texture, their intricate and brightly colored stems. Check out our list of winter plants and browse our beautiful winter garden ideas. They will provide you with a wealth of inspiration and help you create fabulous winter scenes until the return of spring.

 


Winter Guides


A Beautiful Duo with Agave 'Blue Flame' and 'Blue Glow'

Simple but stunning, this Mediterranean duo includes two spectacular Agave hybrids. Imagine how gorgeous this duo becomes when backlit by the sun in early morning or late afternoon! 

A Beautiful Fall Border Idea with Dahlias, Verbena and Grasses

Very attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and birds, this interesting planting combination reveals its splendor, season after season.

A Californian Retreat

Isn't this spectacular plant combination a real masterpiece with its staggering reddish rosettes of Paddle Plants (Kalanchoe Luciae) providing a strong architectural and exotic presence in this border?

A Cheerful Idea For Your Early Spring Garden

Bringing color before most plants have ventured a leaf above ground, Hellebores (Helleborus) are invaluable additions to the shade garden and provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter. But rather than let these charming beauties bloom lonesomely in a bare patch, give them companion plants and layer your plantings for maximum drama.

A Cheerful Winter Border Idea with Hellebores and Cyclamens

Low care, Hellebores and Cyclamen are invaluable additions to the shade garden and provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter.

A Colorful Succulent Garden

This tapestry garden weaves together succulents and other drought-tolerant plants for a long-lasting impact. Color and texture highlight this landscape creation, where the focus was laid on foliage, and blooms regarded as a bonus.

A Fabulous Mediterranean Border

This warm and eye-catching Mediterranean border is a real delight!

A Flower Carpet for Your Early Spring Garden

Get your winter landscape to burst into vivid life! Remember to plant a few Persian Violets and Snowdrops in the fall. Low maintenance, they will naturalize well!

A Fragrant Plant Combination Idea For Your Early Spring Garden

Get your landscape to burst into vivid life during the chillier months! Remember to plant a few Dwarf Irises (Iris reticulata) and Snowdrops (Galanthus) in the fall.

A Glowing Winter Border with Dogwood, Heath and Grasses

This incredibly pretty planting includes plants of great winter interest that will lift your spirits during the dull days of winter.

A Long-Lasting and Colorful Front Garden

This elegant front yard features a beautiful marriage of colors, shapes and textures for a long-lasting impact,

A Long-Lasting Planting Idea with Grasses, Anemone, Joe-Pye Weed and Persicaria

Fabulous looking and low care, this attractive late summer combination of ornamental grasses and perennials is a feast for the eye

A Long-Lasting Planting Idea with Japanese Anemones and Coneflowers

Only 3 plants comprise this naturalistic combination. Designed for late summer interest and color and extending its brilliant colors well into fall, this plant palette can be easily replicated in many sunny garden situations.

A Lovely Mediterranean Garden

A wonderful plant palette mixing colors and texture and giving a Mediterranean flavor to this fragrant and low maintenance garden!

A Low Maintenance Succulent Border

Awash with color and shapes, this warm and eye-catching succulent garden is a real delight year round.

A Mediterranean Raised Bed Idea

These blue and silver plants show to advantage against the stucco wall of this retaining wall. All plants are evergreen, drought-tolerant and deer resistant.

A Pretty Container Idea with Sea Lavender and Lotus

An eye-catching idea for your summer containers. All plants are evergreen, drought-tolerant and deer resistant.

A Pretty Spring Border Idea with Corsican Hellebore and Siberian Bugloss

Get your winter landscape to burst into vivid life! Remember to plant a few Hellebores. A low maintenance and deer resistant plant combination to bring cheerful color to your spring garden. Enjoy!

A Pretty Spring Border Idea with Hellebore, Siberian Bugloss and Grasses

Showy and long-lasting, Hellebore 'Green Corsican' looks terrific when combined with the airy blue blossoms of Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian Bugloss) and the bright gold foliage of Hakonechloa Macra 'Aureola' (Hakone Grass).

A Pretty Spring Border Idea with Rhododendrons and Crocuses

Rhododendron 'Praecox' is a beautiful early-flowering shrub bearing rosy lilac flowers in profusion in late winter to early spring. It is underplanted with the reddish-purple blooms of Crocus tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple'. Among the earliest to flower, this crocus withstands wind, rain and is a great choice for naturalizing.

A Ravishing Zen Garden

Dreaming of a Zen garden, love succulents and want drama in your small yard? Not a problem! This project is a great example of what can be accomplished with limited space.

A Rich Winter Border Idea with Hellebores and Foliage Plants

A delightful color show that will provide gardeners with some of the greatest pleasures in winter and early spring.

A Sparkling Mediterranean Garden with Agave, Aloe and Euphorbia

Looking good all year-round, most of these plants change color over the seasons for a renewed appeal.

A Sparkling Spring Border Idea with Heaths and Wood Anemones

Get your winter landscape to burst into vivid life!