If you are planning to create a warm and welcoming impression, the foundation plants today will add visual interest to your home. From evergreen bushes to flowering perennials, there are many options you can choose from. Just growing some like featuring some, they will start as a way to hide the unsightly cement or blocks around the base of your home.
Giving them a look, you will see that these plants have a different unique look, size, and color that will ensure your garden stays varied, beautiful, and fragrant all time. Not just that they are easy to grow and take care of. They can grow well anywhere such as gardens, containers, or pots. Whether you don’t have time or are not good at planting, they can still exist and grow well as they can. Explore them to find some that can the perfect addition to your garden.
Roses is a classic bush that displays different shapes and sizes. You can find any hue from pink or red, to yellow, orange, and even shades of white, blue, or purple.
Hydrangea offers showy flowers that bloom in the late summer or early fall. They come in varieties with either pink, green, blue, purple, or even white blossoms.
#3 Dwarf Lilac
Dwarf Lilac is easy to trim into stunning round shapes, and small enough to make the perfect foundation plant to line your sidewalks or add color to the front of your house.
#4 Mock Orange
Mock Orange has white flowers that look and smell like those on an orange tree. Its highly fragrant blooms appear in late spring and early summer.
Juniper is a common evergreen shrub and is the one that makes the best foundation plants are those that stay closer to the ground, rather than the ones that look like tall trees.
Spirea shows off pretty foliage and pink or white blossoms appearing in mid-spring.
Lilies feature stunning, often fragrant, flowers that come in an array of patterns and colors. There are so many varieties that you can pick from to add artistic beauty to the front of your home.
Boxwood is one of the most common foundation shrubs that are preferred by most people for the base or backdrop for their landscaping.
Iris is a romantic flower that has hundreds of species with its own colors you can choose from lavender or blue to yellow, white, pink, salmon, and dark purple. Some emit great smells.
#10 Azalea / Rhododendron
Azalea / Rhododendron blooms flowers and bright colors in late spring. They bloom whites to pinks and shades of purple, to red, orange, and even yellow that brighten up a home’s front landscape.
In late summer, hostas produce trumpet-shaped blooms and can be anywhere from pale or light purple to white.
#12 Japanese Maple
Japanese Maple can be found either as a bush or in a small tree form. They give a great look in the fall when the leaves change from green to a vibrant red.
In the middle of summer, phlox puts off fragrant white, pink, purple, or magenta blooms.
#14 Japanese Yew
Japanese Yew is one of the best foundation plants with its evergreen privacy and is a low-maintenance coniferous bush that looks captivating in the winter.
In late spring and early summer, the weigela produces flowers that come in pink, red, or white petals standing out against the light green foliage.
#16 Coral Bells (Heuchera)
In early summer, the Coral Bells (Heuchera) bears the pink or white flowers bloom that can reach 18”. Also, its foliage showcases any color of the rainbow.
Astilbe blooms bold red, white, or pink flowers that bloom in mid-spring and early summer.
In late spring and early summer, Peony shows off beautiful and fragrant flowers. There are a bunch of varieties of peonies with a range of different sizes and colors you can choose from.