Tag Archives: Spring blooming Shrubs

Winter Hazel: Carefree Charm

The thicket of Corylopsis (Winter hazel) glows and beckons from the distant corner of my yard. Being the first of the plants in that spot to wake, and before their leaves even unfurl, the hundreds of delicate and dangling yellow … Continue reading

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Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’ (Pearlbush)–Plant Fix

Bright as a beacon on this gray, drizzly day, my pearlbush is in full bloom.  Tons of pure white, cup-shaped flowers stand out in the shrub border.  The common name comes from the perfectly rounded buds that resemble strings of … Continue reading

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