Small & Medium Flowering Shrubs

By December 3, 2018Shrubs

At Nick’s we carry a wide variety of small and medium flowering shrubs that are suited for Colorado’s dry climate. These plant varieties will add color and character to your existing landscaping. 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 small and medium flowering shrubs for your home and landscaping.

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Flowering Shrubs for Colorado Climates Include:

Spirea

Blue Mist Spirea | Xeric Plants & Shrubs | Nick's Garden Center | Denver CO

Spirea

Spirea are low-maintenance Spring flowering shrubs and many varieties continue to bloom throughout the year. Spirea come in a variety of pronounced foliage colors where lime green, solid green, and magenta can appear on the same plant. Compact varieties are great additions to rock gardens for brilliant color contrast.

Weigela

Wiegela | Flowering Plants for Colorado Climates | Nick's Garden Center | Denver CO

Weigela

Weigela come in a variety of colors and sizes. They have tubular flowers that range from white and pink to fuchsia and red. They bloom in the Spring and are known to attract hummingbirds. The dark purple foliage of certain varieties make for perfect pairing with Magic Carpet Spirea for amazing color contrast.

Potentilla

Potentilla | Xeric Shrubs & Plants | Nick's Garden Center | Denver CO

Potentilla

A Colorado native, this drought-tolerant shrub blooms all Summer long with white, red, coral, or pink blooms. A general pruning in early Spring helps keep the shrub tightly shaped and uniform.

Dwarf Burning Bush

Burning Bush with Snow | Flowering Plants for Colorado Climates | Nick's Garden Center | Denver CO

Dwarf Burning Bush

This plant is very low-maintenance plant and only grows to be 5’ or 6’ tall. Its brilliant red color give this bush its name. Flowers on this shrub are insignificant but the dense, even growth provides lush texture for the yard.

Barberry

Barberry | Flowering Plants for Colorado Climates | Nick's Garden Center | Denver CO

Barberry

A popular resident of many landscapes, this traditionally red-leafed plant has yellow flowers that product a small, red fruit in the spring. Some varieties have green, gold, or variegated leaves. Dwarf varieties are perfect for rock gardens.

Availability of shrubs vary throughout the year, so contact Nick’s to see what we have in stock. We can help you find the perfect small or medium flowering shrub to complement your patio and landscaping.

Contact us or stop by the Garden Center and we’ll help you find the right shrubs for your patio!

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