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Blooming Beauties: 10 Stunning Shrubs for Your Ornamental Garden

Shrubs in Your Ornamental Garden: Where Bushes Become Celebrities and Flowers Steal the Show!

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Shrubby plants play a crucial role in your garden by adding structure, texture, and visual interest to the landscape. They are like little pieces of a puzzle that provide the framework for other plants to shine.

With all this being said, has it not occurred to you that you can add a touch of nature’s beauty to your own outdoor space? We have a list of 10 beautiful examples you can choose from, or perhaps get them all. The more, the merrier.

I-Enkianthus:

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– A small tree that belongs to the family Ericaceae.

– Enkianthus species are prized for their distinctive combination of architectural form, endearing flowers, and alluring autumn foliage.

II-BeautyBerry:

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– Aka Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii “Profusion”.

– It is particularly notable for its abundant clusters of small, vivid, and purple berries that form in late summer.

III-Red Robin Laurustinus:

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– Aka Viburnum tinus ‘Dart’s Red Robin’.

– The variety of viburnum tinus is prized for its year-round foliage. It is relatively low-maintenance and can thrive in full sun.

IV-Winged Euonymus:

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– It is called: Euonymus alatus “Compactus”.

– One of its unique characteristics lies in its corky wing-like projections that develop along the branches.

V-Japanese White Beautyberry:

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– Aka Callicarpa japonica “Leucocarpa” and what makes it eye-catching are its white berries.

– It features dark green, ovate leaves and clusters of small, pale pink flowers that bloom in the summer.

VI-Himalayan Honeysuckle:

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– Aka “Leycesteria formosa” or “Pheasant Berry”. It is native to the Himalayas and other parts of Asia.

– It produces dark, edible purple berries that are enjoyed by birds, hence the name “Pheasant Berry”

VII-European Cranberrybush Viburnum:

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– Aka “Viburnum opulus”. A deciduous shrub native to Europe and parts of Asia.

– The shrub leaves are dark green, lobed, and resemble maple leaves in shape.

VIII-Black Elderberry ‘Eva’:

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– Aka Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla “Eva”.

– Known for its striking dark purple or burgundy leaves.

IX-Red-leafed Euonymus Shrub:

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– Aka Euonymus “Red Cascade” and native to East Asia, particularly China, Korea, and Japan.

– This shrub features small, ovate leaves that emerge green but gradually turn deep red as they grow.

X-Redvein Enkianthus:

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– This shrub is native to Japan and China.

– It is valued for its distinct red-veined leaves, bell-shaped flowers, and overall ornamental appeal.

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Jack Newman