Flowering shrubs include butterfly bush, rose of Sharon, hydrangeas, summersweet and potentilla. All of these shrubs bloom during the summer and are easy to care for. More »

To identify an unknown flowering shrub, consider the size and shape of the leaves and the color, size and shape of the flower. Use these characteristics to search for a match in a plant database or consult an expert at a... More » Science Biology

Some examples of dwarf flowering shrubs are the abelia, bearberry, plumbago, rock rose, dwarf summer sweet, dwarf azaleas and rhododendrons, some types of flowering quince, daphne, dwarf gardenia and pieris. These shrubs... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes
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Hummingbird summersweet can be planted from fresh seeds or by taking cuttings from existing plants to make more shrubs. It prefers acidic soil that is moist, but it can be grown in a variety of soil pHs, types and moistu... More »

The white butterfly bush is a shrub that produces white flowers from midsummer to mid-fall. It is called a butterfly bush because its fragrance attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. More »

Prune potentilla shrubs by removing old stems, cutting back dead wood, shaping the shrub, pruning damaged limbs and trimming crossed branches. Shear the shrub heavily to rejuvenate it. You need a pair of pruning shears. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes