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Trees & Shrubs with Winter Interest

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As the snow and ice of the past few days starts to melt away, your outside landscape could use some pops of colors and textures. There are several different types of trees and shrubs that can really bring some unique appeal to your cold winter garden.


Redtwig Dogwood

  • Current year growth has coral-red branches
  • Yellowish-white flowers are followed by small blue berries
  • Dramatic foliage color
  • Extreme cold hardiness that will handle the freezing temperatures
  • Partial to full sun

Walking Stick ‘Harry Lauder's'

  • Unique deciduous shrub with gnarled and twisted branches
  • Provides great textures and visual appeal to your yard
  • Showy greenish-yellow catkins that will brighten your winter scene
  • Full Sun


  • Translates to "five colors" in Japanese
  • New leaves start red and quickly turn green with spots of creamy white, gray-green and yellow-green.
  • Makes a great evergreen accent or hedge
  • Partial to full sun

Euonymus Golden

  • An excellent choice for colorful hedges and screens
  • Evergreen that displays variegated foliage
  • The dense foliage adapts well to shearing
  • Easy to care for plant and tolerates poor soils well
  • Full Sun


  • Flowering broadleaf evergreen shrub
  • Known as the Chinese fringe-flower for its tassel like blooms
  • Full Sun


Crape Myrtle

  • The textured peeling bark provides winter interest
  • Can grow as a tree or shrub
  • Full Sun

River Birch

  • Beautiful exfoliating bark
  • Fast growing, medium sized deciduous tree
  • Can be trained to grow single trunk or in its natural multi-trunk pattern
  • Partial to full sun

Two Day Tree and Shrub Sale

  1. Come on in to your local Pike Nursery
  2. All trees and shrubs will be 20% off
  3. There is a lifetime guarantee for all trees and shrubs
  4. Add winter interest to your gardens
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