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Shrubs

Key elements of many garden designs!

Adding interest and color throughout the seasons, shrubs are essential elements of many garden designs. The permanent structure associated with the wide array of size, flowers, foliage and fruits make them very desirable components of any plantings. There are flowering shrubs for almost every month of the year. You may want to create a year-round display and select beautiful shrubs to create dramatic spring, summer, fall or winter schemes. Check our list of shrubs and browse our fabulous garden ideas to get inspired. Before selecting any shrubs for your garden, remember to check that they are well-suited to your climate, sun exposure and soil conditions.


Shrubs Guides


Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson'

A favorite dwarf Bougainvillea variety, 'Helen Johnson' is an evergreen shrub or vine with clusters of bright pink bracts surrounding tiny white flowers. Emerging coppery orange, the bracts mature to bold pink with a hint of purple, giving it a lovely bicolored look.

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Bougainvillea 'Imperial Delight'

Extremely showy, Bougainvillea 'Imperial Delight' is a semi-dwarf, vigorous, evergreen shrub or vine with elegant clusters of white papery bracts suffused with pale pink, surrounding tiny white flowers. Emerging white, the bracts mature to a delicate translucent pink giving it a lovely bicolored look.

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Bougainvillea 'James Walker'

Extremely showy, Bougainvillea 'James Walker' is a free-flowering, vigorous, evergreen shrub or vine with clusters of large, bold, reddish-magenta, papery bracts surrounding tiny white flowers. Emerging orange, the brightly colored bracts then open to a luminous magenta giving it a rich bicolored look.

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Bougainvillea 'Juanita Hatten'

Extremely showy, Bougainvillea 'Juanita Hatten' is a free-flowering, vigorous, evergreen shrub or vine with clusters of fiery fuchsia-red, papery bracts surrounding tiny creamy-white flowers.

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Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Afterglow'

A lovely bi-color hybrid Bougainvillea, 'Afterglow' is a free-flowering, vigorous, evergreen shrub or vine with clusters of bright yellow and orange, papery bracts surrounding tiny creamy-white flowers.

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Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Barbara Karst'

A very popular hybrid Bougainvillea, 'Barbara Karst' is a free-flowering, vigorous, evergreen shrub or vine with particularly eye-catching clusters of bright red to magenta-red, papery bracts surrounding tiny white flowers.

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Brugmansia 'Betty Marshall' (Angel's Trumpet)

Brugmansia 'Betty Marshall' (Angel's Trumpet) is a tropical shrub or small tree laden with huge, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, creamy-white flowers, 8-10 in. long (20-25 cm). Blooming from midsummer to fall, the profuse blossoms actively open and close depending on the time of day.

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Brugmansia 'Cherub' (Angel's Trumpet)

Vigorous and very floriferous, Brugmansia 'Cherub' (Angel's Trumpet) is a tropical shrub or small tree laden with impressive quantities of large, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, salmon-pink flowers. This cultivar bears numerous side branches, increasing the number of flowers and floral display.

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Brugmansia 'Frosty Pink' (Angel's Trumpet)

Brugmansia 'Frosty Pink' (Angel's Trumpet) is a tropical shrub or small tree laden with huge, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, salmon-pink flowers, 8-10 in. long (20-25 cm). Blooming from midsummer to fall, the blossoms actively open and close depending on the time of day.

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Brugmansia (Angel's Trumpet)

Prized for their tropical look and impressive, trumpet-shaped blossoms, Brugmansias (Angel's Trumpets) are evergreen shrubs or small trees of great beauty. Fragrant, these South American natives release their powerful scent most readily in the evenings. Long-lived, incredibly decorative, they are fairly easy to grow and add high drama in the garden or in containers.

Brugmansia sanguinea (Red Angel's Trumpet)

Extremely robust, Brugmansia sanguinea (Red Angel's Trumpet) is a semi-evergreen, tropical shrub or small tree boasting wonderfully colored, pendulous, narrow trumpet-shaped flowers, 6-10 in. long (15-25 cm). Unlike the other Brugmansia species adorned with pastel flowers, the blossoms display intense shining colors

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Brugmansia suaveolens (Angel's Trumpet)

Award-winning Brugmansia suaveolens (Snowy Angel's Trumpet) is a semi-evergreen, tropical shrub or small tree boasting huge and magnificent, pendulous trumpet-shaped, white flowers, 12 in. long (30 cm), from midsummer to fall. Sparkling against the foliage of large, oval, mid-green leaves, the flowers exude a strong fragrance in the evenings

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Brugmansia versicolor (Angel's Trumpet)

Brugmansia versicolor (Angel's Trumpet) is a vigorous tropical shrub or small tree laden with exceptionally large, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, peachy-apricot flowers, 15 in. long (37 cm). Blooming from midsummer to fall, they hang straight down from the branches and literally cover the plant.

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Brugmansia x candida 'Grand Marnier' (Angel's Trumpet)

Strong-growing and free-flowering, award-winning Brugmansia × candida 'Grand Marnier' is an evergreen, tropical shrub or small tree boasting huge, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, soft peach-pink flowers, 12 in. long (30 cm), from midsummer to fall. Sparkling against the foliage of large and glossy, oval, mid-green leaves, the flowers exude an intense fragrance in the evenings

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Brugmansia x cubensis 'Charles Grimaldi' (Angel's Trumpet)

Regarded as one of the most fragrant Brugmansias, Brugmansia x cubensis 'Charles Grimaldi' (Angel's Trumpet) is a vigorous tropical shrub or small tree laden with impressive quantities of exceptionally large, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, soft to golden yellow flowers, 15 in. long (37 cm), adorned with strongly recurved petals.

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Buddleja 'Blue Chip' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja 'Blue Chip' (Butterfly Bush) is a miniature deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of intense blue flowers. Borne at the tips of current year's growth, the flower spikes are freely produced from mid summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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Buddleja 'Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja 'Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven' (Butterfly Bush) is a miniature deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, fuzzy, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented panicles of violet-blue flowers. Borne at the tips of the stems, the flower spikes are freely produced from early summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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Buddleja 'Flutterby Petite Tutti Fruitti Pink' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja 'Flutterby Petite Tutti Fruitti Pink' (Butterfly Bush) is a miniature deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, fuzzy, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented panicles of bright fuchsia-pink flowers. Borne at the tips of the stems, the flower spikes are freely produced from early summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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Buddleja 'Orchid Annie' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja 'Orchid Annie' (Butterfly Bush) is a compact deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of orchid purple flowers. Borne at the tips of current year's growth, the long flower spikes, up to 8 in. (20 cm), are freely produced from mid summer through early fall.

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Buddleja 'Pink Delight' (Butterfly Bush)

Award-winning Buddleja 'Pink Delight' (Butterfly Bush) is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves with white-felted undersides, and sweetly scented, slender panicles of bright pink flowers. Borne at the tips of current year's growth, the huge flower spikes, up to 15 in. long (37 cm), are on display from mid summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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Buddleja alternifolia (Alternate-Leaved Butterfly Bush)

Fast growing and cold hardy, award-winning Buddleja alternifolia (Butterfly Bush) is a gorgeous, deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with gracefully arching branches studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented clusters of lilac-purple flowers. Borne in the leaf axils along the previous year's stems, the long flower spikes, up to 18 in. (45 cm), drape over the bush in late spring or early summer.

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Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly Bush)

Award-winning Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' (Butterfly Bush) is a vigorous large deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, dark green leaves with white-felted undersides, and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of dark purple, almost black flowers.

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Buddleja davidii 'Buzz Ivory' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja davidii 'Buzz Ivory' (Butterfly Bush) is a compact deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of luminous ivory flowers. Borne at the tips of current year's growth, the flower spikes are freely produced from mid summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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Buddleja davidii 'Buzz Magenta Improved' (Butterfly Bush)

Buddleja davidii 'Buzz Magenta Improved' (Butterfly Bush) is a compact deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches, studded with lance-shaped, gray-green leaves and sweetly scented, elongated panicles of intense magenta flowers. Borne at the tips of current year's growth, the flower spikes are freely produced from mid summer through early fall and sometimes to first frost.

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