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Yellow Flowering Bushes

Rimlee Bhuyan Apr 4, 2019
If you are thinking of landscaping, then yellow flowering bushes will come in useful to design your garden. We are going to discuss all about these yellow shrubs and how to choose the best ones for your garden.
Landscaping can sound like a daunting task for some, but it is very satisfying to design a landscaped garden that is filled with blooming flowers and shrubs with tall trees.
If you are undertaking such a task, it is a good idea to incorporate the color yellow by planting flowering shrubs of the same color, which add brightness to the garden. Some good colors that go well with this one are gold, purple, and blue. If you like warm colors, then mix and match with orange, red, and peach flowering bushes.

List of yellow flowering plants

Butterfly Bush

It is one of the best and most popular plants. It is also known as the honeycomb butterfly bush, and it blooms in small clusters.
The flowers bloom in late summer, and have vivid, sunny yellow petals with a light orange center. The petals have slightly round and curved edges, and the leaves are long and dark green with silvery accents.


Forsythia is one of the most beautiful spring bushes, and it has bright golden-colored flowers.
It is a deciduous and compact shrub, and is best planted in mass for a colorful display of blooms. They grow to about 20 inches in height, but spread across an area of 4 inches. They require well-drained soil and good sunlight for growth.


These are great flowers to plant in a landscape garden, as they bloom quite prolifically.
Another advantage is that they are very fragrant, and they bloom both in spring and fall. They grow to a height of about 7 to 10 foot and the same amount in spread. Therefore, they require quite a bit of pruning to keep the plants in the best condition.

Whitethorn Acacia

It belongs to the pea family. It produces fragrant lime-colored flowers that are shaped like a sphere, and they bloom from the month of May to August. They grow to a height of 9 to 15 feet, and the branches develop thorns.


You can also consider planting yellow roses in your garden. Although they can be difficult to grow, there is nothing to beat the beauty of a rose bloom.
Choose from hybrid tea roses that are paler, tinged with just a hint of orange at the tips. Some varieties that you can choose from are Houston, Midas Touch, Persian yellow, and Chicago peace.

Potentilla Gold Drop

The Potentilla Gold Drop, also popularly known as the buttercup shrub, has attractive buttercup flowers that bloom all through summer. It is a deciduous shrub that needs full sunlight along with plenty of water.
Other good yellow flowering bushes for landscaping are hydrangea, barberry emerald carousel, dream catcher bush, oleander, hibiscus, and aurea. These can be planted along trees, like Chinese flame tree, bougainvillea goldenrain tree, Japanese cornel dogwood, goldenchain tree, fragrant wintersweet, and Southern witch hazel.
All these tree types either have yellow flowers or leaves. Landscape designs of gardens such bushes are an excellent way to incorporate these wonderful flowers in your garden. They can be planted in rows along the perimeter of your garden for a great look.