SunjoyMini Salsa offers several improvements, the most notable being its more consistently dwarf shape and dark purple-red foliage that won’t revert to green. No pruning is needed to maintain its tidy ” round shape. Grow this low maintenance shrub in full sun in zones as a short hedge or foundation planting. SHOW OFFStarlet Forsythia. 17 Low-Maintenance Plants and Dwarf Shrubs.
Browse through these beautiful, but easy-to-care for plants and bushes. Butterfly Bush. Prune these plants by late August, so plants have time to harden off before freezes arrive. Once you get these plants going in your garden, they'll quietly take care of themselves from there.
Show Off Starlet Forsythia. Welcome spring with the classic sunny blooms of forsythia, but in an updated, dwarf package. Show Off Starlet’s branches are smothered in bright yellow blossoms.
Like all forsythia, this dwarf version is deer resistant, growing feet tall and wide. Hardy in Zones Jan 22, Gardening With Allen: These hardy shrubs don’t need pruning. By Allen Wilson for The Columbian.
(Erica and Calluna) are dwarf shrubs growing 1 Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Dwarf plants will maintain their size with less pruning to keep it that way. Dwarf selections have less space between leaves and nodes, so the new growth expands slower.
Pruning shrubs at the wrong time of the year can eliminate flowering so there is less chance to removing flower buds if you don’t need to prune as frequently. The compact variety only grows to about four feet, but the standard grows six to eight feet tall.
Maintenance is minimal (no dead- heading or pruning required) and the results are astounding. This particu- lar shrub scores high on the oohs and ahhhs scale. Viburnum plicatum tomentosum (doublefile viburnum) is another.