Garden Design In The Winter – 6 Flowers For Great Colors

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landscaping In winter winter Daphne Mezereum

6 flowers for great colors in the winter

If this is your case: your garden is a wonderland of flowers in the summer, but has even no vibrant shades in winter? There is a period between the last journal actually in the autumn and the opening of the first crocus in spring, in which we long not only on colors, but even after the flowers themselves.


Although the garden can be not so full in February as in June, but you should be able to find these small treasures, which can fill the gap. If the ground is not frozen, you can plant them directly.

The selection you have small flower bulbs, which cover the ground like a carpet, fragrant shrubs and trees in bloom even in winter. No matter whether you have a sunny, open space or shaded woodland, acreage or container, you might have always flowers even in winter.

In the winter – here we have some more examples for you garden design ready

landscaping In winter of Persian Ironwood tree

1. Parrotia persica, Persian Ironwood tree deciduous also called

The deciduous represents the columnar variety of a beautiful tree. It decides for them often because of their wonderful leaves. These have a bright green and yellow edges. Brings the autumn landscape, to burn through their fiery shades such as orange, red and gold. But she has one less well known property which deserves a second look. In late winter to early autumn appear red, spin-like flowers at the tip of the branches.

The deciduous is often chosen because of their wonderful leaves

garden design In fall leaves winter

How to install the Persian Ironwood tree in usage.

Pillar-like character, the deciduous can be use, such as in the gardens of the page or in areas which border on walkways beautifully in tight spaces.

This slim tree here serves as a colored punctuation within large limits, where it is beautifully surrounded by a variety of sunflower.

Origin: Northern Iran

Where would the Persian ironwood trees grow best: in places where the temperature is not below 6 degrees

Water requirements: moderate

Light requirements: need full sun to achieve the best possible color, can grow in part shade.

The bushes, spreading really fast

landscaping In winter winter Bill Hazel

2. Corylopsis spicata / winter Bill Hazel

It is a shrub that spreads very quickly. You could use it wonderfully for the rear of the garden and there will reach the shrub from 1.2 to 2.4 meters. Short grape or pure pale yellow flowers dangle from the leafless branches and fill the air in March and April with a fresh scent.

Winter Bill Hazel fills the air with fresh scent

landscaping In winter winter Bill Hazel branch

How do you get this shrub in usage: in an environment, which is similar to the forest, this species feels the best. Including it could be also snow bells and Primroses. The winter Bill Hazel can grow in full sun. If you have a larger outdoor space, consider it maybe, the surrounding plants can be so low so comes the beautiful winter Bill Hazel in scene and you can enjoy the beautiful winter atmosphere better in this way.

The winter Bill Hazel has a wide variety and offers of golden leaves. I really like this person the most.

Origin: Japan

Where would she grow: in places where the temperature is not below 6 degrees

Water requirements: moderate

Light requirements: Full sun to light shade

The delicate and intoxicating Daphne is best to maintain in the yard

landscaping In winter winter Daphne Mezereum

3. Daphne – Daphne

The attractive evergreen leaves are crowned by the delicate touch of cream yellow. You are a very good reason to cultivate this plant in the yard itself. But what most charmed one, is the intoxicating and delicious delicacy.

Delicate purple buds open groups of white flowers, which cover this Bush in February and March. The Daphne Mezereum or even winter Daphne called, reaches a height of between 90 and 120 cm. After the flowering, he can be cut easily maintain its compact form.

Purple and white colors can be enjoyed in February and March

landscaping In winter winter Daphne Mezereum Blumendeco

How to install this plant in use:

You should plant the Daphne Mezereum close at home, so that you can enjoy its fragrance in February and March. Actually, you could bring home some flowers. Only one of them will meet the entire room with a wonderful fragrance.

From experience, I can say that you can bring this plant pots into the ground outside.

Origin: China and Japan

Where would the Daphne Mezereum grow best: in places where the temperature not below – 18 degrees falls

Water requirements: moderate

Light requirements: part shade with special protection from the hot midday sun

Fiery shades radiate from the flowers of the hybrid Witch Hazel

landscaping In winter winter hybrid Witch Hazel

4. Hamamelis x intermedia / hybrid Witch Hazel

Fragrant and spider-like flowers in shades of red, yellow and orange cover the bare branches of this hybrid. This Witch Hazel spread quickly from late January to March, is just as gorgeous in autumn, when the leaves reach fiery shades.

Some species can reach up to 6 meters in height and width. Leave enough room to grow so the branches.

This brush can be used as an accent in the corner of the garden

Landscaping In winter winter hybrid Witch Hazel Green

How to the hybrid Witch Hazel in use install: wonderful looks this shrub in winter, especially when it grows the running paths along or as an accent in the corner of the garden used to is, where it is surrounded by lower species.

Autumn and winter are the best seasons for the hybrid Witch Hazel. You can use it as a background in the summer-flowering plants. You can cut off the latter then in the winter, so the beauty of Hamamelis x intermedia is revealed.

Autumn and winter are the best seasons for the hybrid Witch Hazel

landscaping In winter winter hybrid Witch Hazel autumn leaves

Search for Jelena (copper), Arnold promise (yellow) and Diane, that here has been made out.

Origin: It is a hybrid species created in gardens in the plants of H. japonica and H. Mollis.

Where you can grow: in regions where the temperature is not below 6 degrees

Water requirements: moderate

Light requirements: Full sun

The Japanese Camellia appears very interesting all year round.

landscaping In winter winter Japanese Camellia

5. Camellia sasanqua / Japanese Camellia

The better known Japanese Camellia blooms in the spring, this species shows their flowers sooner and much better tolerated the Sun.

The gloss, dark-green leaves are Evergreen and flower throughout the year seem very interesting. She can grow up to 4 meters, depending on what kind it is. The shades of the flowers vary from red to pink to white. You may be in the form of single or double, some are also quite fragrant.

The shades of the flowers vary from red to pink to white

landscaping In winter winter Japanese Camellia white

How to install these in use. With modest effort, the Japanese Camellia on the wall can spread to prevent undesirable prospects and to appear higher and colored the rooms. Place the flower in a place where she can be enjoyed from the inside.

She would also fit to each edge pattern. You can opt for planting in masses or but bring individual bushes at the edge of a tree garden especially hard to bear.

I recommend pink-A-Boo (individual flowers of pure pink, which spread a wonderful fragrance), specifically according to the types of Yuletide (red, single flower, with large yellow spots). Beautiful I find x the way oltsopa still yunnanensis x Tom cross, what (white flowers, which are flooded with pink). Origin: China or Japan

Where do you grow: in places where the temperature not below – grade 6 falls

Water requirements: Moderate

Light requirements: partial shade

6 Eranthis hyemalis / Winterling

landscaping In winter winter Winterling

There is hardly anything more cheerful on a winter day than the view of this golden-yellow flowers. The Winterling spread very fast, but not invasive. He is only 7 to 15 cm tall, but it is a wonderful carpet, which is from January to March for you. The Winterling is a perennial herb, to make their way through the snow and the Frost to resist. The deer also don’t touch this plant.

The Winterling is a perennial plant

landscaping In winter winter Winterling box

How to install this plant in operation. These bulbs are wonderful for a rock garden. They might great be used at the anterior border of the border. A path along or is itself inside a tree garden, they can be also attached.

Due to its small structure, one should avoid it to apply the Winterling close higher, Evergreen plants. The best you should install it in the vicinity of herbaceous ornamental plants such as for example in addition to the Japanese grass.

Origin: Europe

Where is grow the Winterling: in places where the temperature not below – 4 degrees falls

Water requirements: Low to moderate

Light requirements: full sun or shadow

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