14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits

14 New Shrubs With Fringe Benefits

What’s popular with shrubs? Consumers want varieties that will give them more return on their investment, in terms of long-lasting blooms and multi-season appeal that lasts from spring until fall and at times stretches into the winter months. Gardeners are tired of cookie-cutter varieties. They want shrub varieties that offer a full package of benefits — low maintenance, disease resistance, versatile landscape performance — along with additional perks that make them stand out, such as in-your-face blooms, foliage that explodes with color, and dwarf varieties suitable for containers. With that in mind, here are 14 new varieties of shrubs and sub-shrubs to consider for your product mix in 2018.

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