Front Yard Shrub Choices
Planting your Sugar Land, Texas front yard gardens is easier when you know what works best!
Tired of researching plants for the Sugar Land area and feeling confused about what will really grow?
Feeling like you’d like to DIY some of your landscaping and need some Sugar Land landscaping ideas? We understand! We hope these recommendations from a Texas Horticulturist will help your Sugar Land landscaping look beautiful for years to come. 💚
💚 Indian Hawthorne
Low, and slow-growing, Indian Hawthorne is the perfect shrub for sunny spots in your Sugar Land landscape. It has a naturally rounded growing habit and needs little pruning. You will love the clusters of pink or white blooms each spring. Birds and wildlife love the blue-colored berries it produces too. Landscaping Sugar Land becomes so easy and beautiful with this evergreen shrub! It is also tough when it comes to Texas heat. Here’s a nice article about it from The Spruce too!
Cleyera requires full sunlight and partial shade and is suitable in Sugar Land for a border, hedge, screen, or foundation planting. It is a broadleaf evergreen shrub. Enjoy its glossy new growth as it emerges, ending in a bronze tint before maturing to a deep lustrous green. If you’re looking to nail down landscaping in Sugar Land, this shrub is a winner! Want more on the Cleyera?
💚 Encore Azalea
Everyone loves the gracious southern classic flower azalea! Todd likes to plant this fast-growing dwarf azalea for its numerous, semi-double, and single blooms in Sugar Land landscapes in spring, summer, and fall. Encore Azaleas bloom best when given four to six hours of direct sunlight daily here in Sugar Land.
💚 Kaleidoscope Abelia
This lemon-lime-colored shrub can be used when landscaping Sugar Land. It can be planted in the Sugar Land area throughout the year. Abelia easily attracts butterflies and is also a disease-resistant plant. Garden Guy loves this outstanding accent shrub! It has bright variegated foliage that is yellow with green centers and it produces a heavy bloom of light pink flowers in summer and fall. More info here
💚 Viburnum Suspensum
This foundation shrub is easy-care and beautiful. It likes full sun to part shade and BONUS! Deer do not usually eat it. Viburnum Suspensum’s lush green foliage makes it a great foundation plant or short hedge for landscaping Sugar Land. It blooms in the spring and early summer with a white flower too. More here
💚 Crimson Princess Azalea
Look at this beautiful purple-red ornamental. It’s lovely to look at in your landscaping, but it can also take the heat. Garden Guy loves landscaping Sugar Land with the Crimson Princess Azalea. This is the most dwarf form of the crimson azalea. It measures 2 feet by 2 feet in your landscaping. It looks so pretty in a landscape and never really needs care. more info here for you 🙂
💚 We hope you can use this list to make your home landscaping for your front yard or backyard more beautiful!