Need advice on gardening flowers plants trees for the picture perfect garden? When you want a lovely, colorful garden, you need to add some perennial flowers, as well as other plants, and trees. Gardens are all about color and balance. Scroll down for my suggestions (with pictures) and a list of flowers to consider.
You especially don't want to plant shrubs or trees (too) close to the rose bushes. You want them there in the area of the garden, but not so close as to cause shade, or crowd the rose bushes.
I've listed some of the most popular varieties that are favored by other gardeners. Some of them you can purchase...simply click the 'buy now' button.
You'll find lots of them on this site"All about rose gardening". They can add so... much to your garden! Search for Specific ones Here.
Black Knight Butterfly Bush
Unique Characteristics: Deepest of the purple colors, outstanding color, long blooming season, abundant flowers. Attractive fragrant flower spikes that attract butterflies in droves. Resists atmospheric pollution.
Great addition to your list of gardening flowers plants and trees to brighten up the garden!
The, Weigela Shrub also known as (Cardinal Shrub) is a great attention-getting shrub. It loves to show off its trumpet shaped flowers
. In late spring/early summer the flowers simply cover the bush from top to bottom.
Colors range from red, pink, white, and ruby.
Learn more about the amazing Weigela Shrub and see the ones in my garden.......
The Fragrant Lavender is a perennial that is world famous for its dried flower spikes that fill drawers and sachets with a spicy, long-lasting fragrance. Its pretty, lavender-colored flowers are born on slender, long-stemmed spikes that frown p to 3' tall. Fragrant Lavender is a good plant for flowerbeds and low hedges. Add color, beauty and fragrance to gardens from June until autumn.
A profusion of flowers covers these low-growing perennial flowers. Multiplies rapidly. Ideal for edging a sunny border. Space 12" apart. Reaches heights of 8-12" tall. Campanula carpatica
Zones: 3-8 - Full sun - Deer tend to avoid
Many of these gardening flowers plants trees are resistant to deer. Deer can be a big problem for some gardeners.
Golden Chain Tree
Read more about this tree..(and see pictures of mine)
This graceful tree flaunts deep red, finely cut foliage in spring and summer that turns even brighter in the fall! Grows 15-25' tall with a similar spread. 2-3' trees. Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum
Zones: 5-8 - Full sun to partial shade
A wonderful spring blooming flowering tree that produces masses of lovely blooms. Small trees have flowers in shades of white, pink, and nearly red shades.
Even young trees bloom profusely, adding a burst of color to the garden for weeks in early spring.
Crab apples produce decorative fruit, that makes winter food for birds.
The Weeping Cherry Tree is one of the most beautiful ornamental landscaping trees.
This beautiful tree will grace your garden with delicate weeping branches that arch toward the ground.
Each Spring the tree explodes into a fountain of beautiful pink or white blossoms. In full bloom, it is simply a breath-taking sight!
If your yard or garden needs a Splash of Spring color, be sure to check this one out.
It grows in many different climates.
I can't think of a more beautiful Spring flowering tree!
When searching for more gardening flowers plants trees to add to the garden, this tall, elegant perennial gracefully fills in the back of borders.
Creamy-white plumes and alternate, toothed leaves give it a feathery, light appearance. Use the late spring to early-summer flowering blooms in fresh or dried arrangements.
Carefree native plants grow to 4-5' tall in full sun to full shade. Plant 3-4' apart. Deer tend to avoid. Zones 3-7. Aruncus dioicus
Lilies are beautiful in the garden, and Love the sun! Check out the great price on these (under a dollar each!) They return each year!
You should also consider the lovely bright yellow Spring BloomingForsythia Bush