he world of Shrubs and Vines includes a tremendous diversity of color, size and shape. Shrubs, which we casually define as those woody plants which lack a distinct trunk and the stature of a tree.Evergreen shrubs provide permanent structure in the garden and all-year-round interest.Some have beautiful flower displays, or are highly scented in winter when little else is growing, and some have variegated or colorful foliage.
Flowering shrubs provide color and structure and can be used as groundcovers or eye-catching focal points. You can fill your garden with ornamental shrubs that bloom from early spring through late fall and even into winter.
Many flowering shrubs also perfume the air with their own signature fragrance.There are numerous types of landscaping shrubs. They can range in size from the smaller forms on up to the larger tree-like varieties.Grow evergreen shrubs as stand-alone specimens, as part of a mixed border or as hedging.