Red Flowering Shrubs For Your Garden
The benefits of growing shrubs are endless. Most often we plant shrubs to provide shade and to beautify our landscapes. There are so many kinds of flowering shrubs that you can choose for your garden. And adding red flowering shrubs to your landscape can make a dramatic display and liven up the surrounding green foliage. Here are several red flowering shrubs that great for your garden. Roses have long been a favourite of gardeners who wished to add a splash of red colour to their landscape. There is a large selection of red blooming rose shrubs to choose from, with new hybrids introduced each year. From tiny miniature rose shrubs to full size bushes and climbing rose bushes, should you need to cover a fence or wall, a rose bush in your landscape will give you red blossoms almost continually throughout the growing season.
If you have shaded areas or high acidic soil, azalea shrubs not only will thrive in those conditions, but reward you with colourful blossoms in the spring and early summer. The Formosa azalea species can often be found in traditional southern gardens and will have large blossoms in a variety of colours, including red. Kurume azaleas, known for their hardiness, are more suited to USDA zones 6 to 9. The kurume is an evergreen dwarf azalea that is available in a red blossom and other bright-coloured flowers.