These Blooming Flowers Shrubs Trees for Every Season will give you a burst of color to your homesteading landscape.
There is a season for specific types of plants, but it is a bother when you need to replant for every season. Here is a list of beautiful flowers that bloom in various seasons:
* Spring Blooms
• ‘Leonard Messel’ Kobushi Magnolia
This plant can grow up to 30 feet, producing rosy pink flowers, blooming in early spring.
• ‘Venus’ Dogwood
This plant can grow from 15 to 18 feet, producing large white flowers, 6 inches wide.
• ‘Oklahoma’ Redbud
This is a tree, suitable for sidewalks or a small yard. It blooms in early spring, producing dark pink flowers and green heart-shaped leaves which turn golden orange in the fall.
* Summer Blooms
• Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
This tree can grow from 20 to 80 feet, producing large white flower between dark-green glossy leaves.
• Japanese Horse Chestnut
This plant is suitable as a specimen or shade tree in either the front-yard or backyard. Its blooms appear as tall spikes and attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators.
• Smoke Tree / Smoke Bush
True to its name, this plant producing a long pink filament, creating a smoky blossom. It also has a purple-leaf variety and is common in small yards as a specimen tree.
* Fall Blooms
• Seven-Son Flower
This plant can grow as high as 20 feet, producing a white blanket of flowers. It starts blooming from late summer to early fall, but the pink flower bases tend to linger on for weeks after.
~ Loquat – The Japanese loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) grows in USA with plant hardiness zones 8 through 10. The Japanese loquat has fragrant white blooms from fall to early winter.
* Autumn Blooms
• Higan Cherry
This small tree produces a blush pink flower that blooms twice a year, in spring and autumn.
* Winter Blooms
~ Bronze Loquat (Eriobotrya deflexa) for late winter and spring blooms, is shorter at only 25 feet tall, growing in USDA zones 9 and 10. This tree requires moist, well-draining soil and full sun or partial shade conditions.
~ Magnolia – Magnolia trees (Magnolia spp.) have blooms that start as early as December and finish as late as May. Magnolias grow in USDA zones 5 through 9, with heights and flower shapes that vary with the species and cultivar.
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