Butterflies and bees love the nectar rich flowers.
A show-off in fall, fothergilla is hardy in zones 5 to 8 and blooms in mid-spring. Mix in a partially shaded border with hostas, ferns, viburnum and foam flower. Look for dwarf variety ‘Mount Airy,’ a winner for its fall color.
Beware that lilac is mildly invasive in some areas, mainly in Canada.
Fothergilla is a three season shrub with bright white flowers. Rest assured, when you buy zone 6 shrubs and bushes for sale online from Wilson Bros Gardens, we safely ship the highest quality container-grown specimens that are ready upon arrival to plant and provide stunning beauty for years to come in your gardens - Guaranteed!
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Wild elderberry can be a bit invasive but new hybrids bring the beauty of elderberry in a more tame package.
For gorgeous fall color you can’t beat helenium. Year after year, this super- easy native perennial produces masses of pretty, daisy-like flowers in shades of yellow, orange, red, and bi-color.
These sun-loving plants grow 3 to 4 feet tall and look terrific even when rainfall is scarce. Occasionally called sneezeweed, helenium does. May 12, Flowering shrubs provide color and structure and can be used as groundcovers, hedge plants or eye-catching focal points. You can fill your garden with ornamental shrubs that bloom from early spring through late fall and even into winter.
Many flowering shrubs also perfume the air with their own signature fragrance.