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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.