There are a wide variety of shrubs that can complement or help build an attractive flower bed in the North Texas and Oklahoma region. Depending on your preferences and needs, you can choose flowering shrubs with attractive blooms, handsome non-blooming shrubs, unique shrubs that attract fauna, as well as other distinctive shrubs.
Shrubs that bloom can be a great addition as they add splashes of seasonal color to your flower beds.
- Texas Sage–this tough native Texas shrub has purple blooms visible every season except winter.
- Oleander–this evergreen shrub blooms salmon, pink, red, as well as white.
- Nana Nandina–another evergreen shrub blooming green, orange, and yellow in the summer, with deep reds and burgundies in the fall.
Bushes that don’t bloom but have lovely foliage can serve as a great backdrop or temper flower colors.
- Boxwood–quite popular small-leafed evergreen shrubs that are versatile and easy to grow.
- Holly–enormously popular and reliable varieties, including Dwarf Burford, Carissa, and Needlepoint.
- Wax Myrtle– evergreen shrub with small leaves on elongated stems and aromatic foliage.
- Purple Fountain Grass–grass with blades of maroon colors and red flower spikes.
Distinctive and Unique Varieties
And certain varieties of shrubs can add a distinctive look or even attract fauna, including:
- Color Guard Yucca–spiky, cactus-like evergreen shrub with eye-catching , variegated sword-like leaves.
- Butterfly Bush–beautiful, delicate-looking shrub with lovely purple blooms that can attract butterflies and even hummingbirds.
This is by no means a complete list, but illustrates some of the myriad shrub choices available to set off your flower beds perfectly for the North Texas/Oklahoma climate.
We at Chambersville Tree Farms are experts in shrubs and other types of plants that do well in the North Texas/Oklahoma area. Contact us today to talk with our horticultural experts regarding planning and planting your garden or landscaping.