These shrubs are best used among evergreens, where they can make a show when in flower, then blend back in with other greenery later on. Bloom season coincides with that of late-spring bulbs such as tulips and Dutch iris. Prune shrubs after bloom. With low- or medium-growing kinds, cut some of the oldest stems to the ground every other year. Prune tall-growing kinds severely by cutting back wood that has flowered. Cut to outward-facing side branches.Deutzia gracilis
Native to Japan. Grows to 2–4 ft. (possibly 6 ft.) tall, 3–4 ft.wide. Many slender stems arch gracefully, carry bright green, 2 1/2-in., sharply toothed leaves and clusters of snowy white flowers.
Native from southern Europe to central China. Typically 12–15 ft. tall and wide, though it may e...
Native to Europe. Creeping perennials that spread by surface and underground runners to form low, dens...
From Asia. Rampant woody vine climbs 20–30 ft. by stem tendrils. Large, handsome, three-lobed, 2...