Everyone has their opinion of what makes something a joy to the eye. In winter everything is finely edited by our cold weather and killing frosts, but that only means we have a showcase for some plants that make the winter landscape beautiful and interesting.
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All great choices. I have all but the pyracantha, rugosa, and filbert. Not enough sun:( Oh well. Crabapples are my favorite!
Great post, Ilona! For us that live in the great frozen north, this is important to consider when choosing things to plant. You’ve listed some very good choices! We have many of them as well. 🙂
I’m so glad my choices are affirmed by other experienced gardeners. Thanks for the vote of confidence, Kylee. I appreciate the rosa rugosa even more as the years go by- it is tough as iron and it doesn’t wildly spread ( like some specie or old fashioned roses)- and so sweetly fragrant!
Tina, Crabapples are my favorite, too! Especially since my Dogwoods get sickly and die off. Malus are one of the best spring ornamental trees, too.