Winter is often associated with bare branches and barren gardens, but this does not have to be the case: a wide variety of plants not only survive but thrive in harsh weather conditions. Let’s check out some frosty flora.
These leafy beauties, mainly those deliberately cultivated for cold areas, keep their glossy dark green foliage throughout the year and bloom vivid colors of pink and red throughout the year.
Japanese Maples, which range in size from tiny and bonsai to large trees, create spectacular autumn foliage that serves as an eye-catching backdrop for the onset of winter.
While this plant is usually associated with the holiday season, Holly may be used to create a solid and colorful hedge during all cold weather. Its vibrant green foliage and rich scarlet berries will provide a fresh burst of color to your home.
Winter is where these white bell-shaped flowers shine. For bulbs to develop and blossom as winter continues, they should be planted in the late spring. This will allow them to bloom even in the snow.
Chokecherries and Chinaberries
Cold weather is no match for these berry-bearing plants. Not only will these plants liven up your garden with their colorful hues, but they’ll also attract birds. That means you’ll hear some cheerful chirps even in the winter months.
Crape Myrtle is a deciduous tree with exquisite blooms that bloom in the spring. Although it is bare in the winter, its mottled grey/brown bark gives texture and character to the landscape.
In early January, Hellebores (also known as Christmas or snow roses) begin to flower, releasing a profusion of white, pink, or red blossoms.