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Best Flowering Bushes for Spring

Rimlee Bhuyan Apr 3, 2019
Flowering bushes looks great in a garden, and are a great way to enjoy beautiful flowers in spring. Here, we are going to discuss the best flowering bushes that you can plant in your garden for spring.
Spring is when your garden should be filled with blooming flowers, and the air should be mildly scented with these flowers. To enjoy colorful blooms in the spring, you have to plant bushes that will bloom in spring.
There are many varieties of shrubs and bushes that you can choose from, depending upon the climate you live in, and the type of soil available in your garden. You can choose different colored bushes and shrubs in the same variety, such as rose or azaleas, or opt for a one color theme.
For landscaping, planting only yellow or purple flowering bushes can look quite stunning.

Shrubs and Bushes that Flower in Spring

One of the most popular bushes that flowers in early spring is the camellia. This flower looks like a rose, but is smaller in size and comes in many eye-catching shades of pink, red, yellow, and even a delicate white. To grow camellias in your garden, you need soil which is moist, acidic, and well-drained.
These bushes grow up to a height of 15 feet, and are generally around 8 to 10 feet in width. The flowers grow profusely, and pruning of the branches is necessary once the flowers start to bloom.
Although there are many varieties of camellia plants, the most popular is the Japanese camellia.
Another very beautiful bush that has a profusion of blooms is the mountain laurel. It is a species that belongs to the blueberry family and is mostly found in the eastern part of US. This plant grows up to 3 to 9m in length and has big clusters of pink, red, or white flowers that bloom in late spring.
Bushes like mountain laurels grows best in well-drained and acidic soil; although the flowers of the mountain laurel are quite beautiful, all parts of this bush are poisonous.
No other flower heralds the arrival of spring like lilacs. They are not very hard to grow and can be grown by even the amateur gardener. This is one of the most fragrant bushes; many varieties exist, like 'Angel White', 'Dark Night', 'Anabel', and 'Descanso Princess'.
Lilacs come in colors like lavender, pale yellow, white, pink, burgundy, light purple, or lilac. These beautiful bushes grow up to a height of 10 feet and require well-drained soil along with plenty of sunlight to grow.
If you want to grow white spring-flowering bushes that have a profusion of exquisite blooms, then two must have flowering plants are mock orange and star magnolia.
Mock oranges are so named because their flowers look similar to oranges and they even smell like a mix of orange and jasmines. The flowers are pure white in color with four petals. The bushes grow to a height of 10 feet and they need well-drained soil with full sun for best growth.
The star magnolia is one of the most beautiful white flowering bushes and native to Japan. It has stunning white-colored flowers that bloom in early spring. It grows to a height of 15 feet, and the leaves and flowers of this plant are highly fragrant.
There are many different types of spring flowers suitable for planting in a garden. Some others are rhododendron, peonies, viburnum, weigela, witch hazel trees, white and yellow forsythia bush, ninebark, oregon grapeholly, flowering quince, jasmine, and red twig dogwood trees.
All these will look great in your garden, when they bloom in the spring.