Finding plants to bring green foliage to decorate your house all season, even during the coldest months of the year, you are on the right track. Although most plants wither after the first touch of chilling winter winds, there are some plants that don’t mind the harsh cold weather. And here is the list of 10 Winter Plants To Grow For Outdoor Space that will add a touch of liveliness to your outdoor space this winter.
Just with some of your careful planning, these plants will make a lovely addition to your garden in the year’s first few months when you are craving natural beauty and color. Each has its own beauty, and of course, they also will bring your garden with their own fascinating beauty. Giving them a space in your garden will fill up your boring winter will they dispel the gloomy air, and make a vibrant garden like a great alternative.
#1 Thread-Branch Cypress
Thread-Branch Cypress produces golden-yellow foliage with an interesting shape as its thread-like needles “weep” downward. This plant grows well both in a container or planted in the ground. When planted in the ground, it can grow up to 6 to 8 feet tall.
#2 Winter Gem Boxwood
Winter Gem Boxwood will take on a golden bronze coloring, then change back to bright green in the spring during the winter. It does well in full sun to partial shade.
#3 English Boxwood
English Boxwood grows slower than others, it needs watering twice a week and full sun for the best growth. It has yellow-green coloring on its leaves. When mature, it can reach 2 feet in width and height.
#4 Boxwood Hedge
Boxwood Hedge needs full sun, so you should place it in front of a porch or patio rather than inside a shade-covered outdoor area.
Ligustrum is an evergreen native to Japan, it thrives in full sun and partial shade. Also, it adapts to different types of soil.
#6 Potted Blue Spruce
Potted Blue Spruce is commonly raised as Christmas trees. It requires full sunlight to grow and much water but well drainage.
#7 Wheeler’s Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange
Source: Iva Villi
Wheeler’s Dwarf Japanese Mock Orange grows well in full sun to partial shade. It produces small scented flowers with orange coloring.
#8 Brown’s Yew
Brown’s Yew grows extremely slow and requires watering twice a week. You can grow it in full sun or partial shade.
#9 Japanese Yew
Japanese Yew can be drought-tolerant and grows well in both full and partial sun settings.
#10 Cypress Topiary
Cypress Topiary loves morning sun and afternoon shade for the best growth. You should give this plant a sufficient amount of water and good drainage to avoid rot easily.