Sun-Loving Evergreen Shrubs for Colorado Climates
At Nick’s we carry a wide variety of shrubs and plants trees that are suited for Colorado’s dry and sunny climate. These shrubs, hedges, and bushes will add depth and character to your sunny yard or patio. We have the best selection in the Denver area, including speciality and hard-to-find species.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help find the right sun-loving shrubs and bushes for your home and landscaping project.
Sunny Shrubs & Bushes for Colorado Climates Include:
Juniper shrubs are versatile because they can be grown from short and spreading to tall and dense–perfect for ground cover to hedges. Foliage color ranges from gold to green to blue. Junipers are notoriously tough and tolerant in a variety of weather and soil conditions.
A fast growing broadleaf evergreen, Pyrcantha offers year round interest with white flowers in Spring that give way to bright orange berries that last through the Winter. Sizes vary from 6’ tall and wide to the larger varieties which can grow up to 12’ tall, but all Pyracantha are very prunable to create any size or shape that suits your landscaping.
Dwarf Mugo Pine
Unlike the standard Mugo, the Dwarf varieties can stay as small as 18” tall and wide depending on variety. The also have a beautiful, dense dark green foliage that adds texture to small yards and patios.
A shrub variety of the Blue Spruce, the Globe Spruce will grow in a neat 5’ ball. This shrub is very slow growing and easily maintained to just about any size. Smaller varieties exist growing only to 24” tall and wide making them great for rock gardens. Larger varieties are excellent choices to add year round color to front yards.
Availability of shrubbery varies throughout the year, so contact Nick’s to see what we have in stock. We can help you find the perfect plants to complement your sunny patio and landscaping.