When winter comes, you will have months of a snow-covered, dormant garden and this time also brings unsuitable weather conditions for plant growth. Luckily, you also could own a beautiful garden during a long and dreary winter season by growing one of the 10 Plants That Open Beautiful Flowers today. These tough plants today will help green up your space even in the lower light, colder months.
They not only grow well in low temperatures but also show off colorful flowers to your space. Growing these plants is a great gift that nature brings to your life on boring cold winter when you have a chance to see living greens add beauty and lushness to your outdoor spaces. There is nothing better than strolling in a beautiful garden and feeling the best of what the winter weather brings, right? They are so beautiful that will brighten up not only your garden but also your mind. So let’s read them and grow some for your garden.
#1 Japanese Apricot (Prunus mume)
Japanese Apricot grows well in planting zones 6 to 9. It is a small deciduous species that explodes with a beautiful little pink, white, or red blossoms in February and March. The flowers emit an amazing aroma too.
#2 Japanese Plum (Eriobotrya japonica)
Japanese Plum does well in zones 8 to 10 and prefers to grow in a mild winter with temperatures no colder than 10°F. It shoots up stunning white and pink flowers.
#3 Witch Hazel (Hamamelis spp.)
Witch Hazel does well in zones 3 to 8 and blooms October – December. It is a little shrub that bursts with color and spread its aroma. Its colors often look like streaks of light from fireworks, coming in yellows, oranges, reds, and purples.
#4 Winter Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum)
Winter Jasmine grows in zones 6-10 and blooms from November and right on through the season. The plant is a deciduous flowering vine with bright yellow flowers that make it look great for a ground cover or for trellises.
#5 Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)
Winter aconite grows in zones 3 – 7 and blooms late in the season. It produces small yellow flowers that pop from the center of bright green grass-like leaves in March or April. If grown in the right conditions, this plant will spread profusely and create a sea of yellow.
#6 Snowdrop (Galanthus spp.)
Snowdrop is a beautiful ground cover and does well in zones 3 to 7. It brings little white flowers that are only inches tall, with drooping white blooms that are as white as freshly fallen snow.
#7 Winter Hazel (Corylopsis pauciflora)
Winter Hazel grows well in zones 6 to 9 and is a small deciduous shrub. It displays beautiful translucent yellow petals on small blossoms. The flowers release volatile essential oils in the wind too.
#8 Hellebore (Helleborus spp.)
Hellebore does in zones 4 to 9 and prefers to grow in shade and the cool weather, and some will thrive even in snowfall. It is tucked under a tree, you might find a sign of color peeking out. In the right conditions, it will give you a beautiful specimen that flowers in a graceful gentle bow.
#9 Winter Heath (Erica carnea)
Winter Heath grows well in zones 5 to 7 and blooms in January through early spring. Depending on the variety, winter heath will blooms of light pink to nearly purple all winter.
#10 Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus praecox)
Winter Sweet grows in zones 7 to 9 and brings small yellow bell-like blossoms with an aromatic appeal. When the flowers open completely, they will show off a deep purplish or burgundy center that contrasts with the pale-yellow petals.