Colorful Spring Plants

Derek Thomas

Derek Thomas

Founder and President of Thomas Landscapes. Certified professional horticulturist and Master Gardener, a member of the Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association, and a member in good standing of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.

Gardening challenge: Can you make a beautiful spring garden without the use of flowers?

If you are an avid gardener or just learning the ropes, creating a beautiful ensemble for spring can be a challenge. However, a true gardener always enjoys a good challenge, and we think you will, too!

In the below video, I will give some expert tips on pairing colorful spring plants without having to resort to flowers at all.

You will see how foxtail ferns provide a soft, lovely texture. Rex begonias are featured for their beautiful leaves. Finally, agave can be used for a low maintenance, but exquisite addition to your yard in spring.

Don’t be afraid to mix it up! Grasses, leafy plants and flowers all have their place in a stunning spring garden. However, it can be a fun challenge to plant a magical spring garden without the use of flowering plants at all.

Don’t worry, there are plenty of amazing options to make it work! Check out the video below for more tips and tricks to planting a breathtaking spring garden.

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