Summer is almost over, but some beautiful shrubs still have yet to bloom! Keep an eye out for these late summer shrubs around Westchester county and add your favorites to your garden in Westchester! Here are our favorite late summer shrubs to admire and integrate into your landscape.
Candy Oh! Rose Bush
This colorful rose bush blooms from May until October (depending on temperatures). While the Candy Oh! Rose Bush begins blooming at the end of May, it continues to bloom throughout the summer, adding a continuous pop of color to your yard.
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush
Welcome butterflies into your yard with the Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush! The Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush thrives in environments with well-drained soil in full sun with medium moisture.
Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon
The Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon can reach up to 12 feet tall, producing large, soft pink flowers 3-inches in diameter. Requiring regular watering and feeding to encourage growth, the Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon requires minimal pruning and is partial to full sunlight and moist, rich soil. The Sugar Tip Rose of Sharon is also not very susceptible to pests.
The rare blue late-season flowers of the Bluebeard shrub grow into a compact, flattering shape. Wispy bunches of flowers develop along the stems from midsummer to early autumn.