Flowering shrubs provide privacy along a border, attract pollinators, and provide color and interest without the need for yearly replacement.
That’s why we asked our gardening experts for some pink flower bushes. Here are a few names:
- Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia
- English Rose
- Rose daphne
Read our article to learn about taking care of them!
James Jennings from Home Garden HQ
When it comes to choosing a flowering bush, it should be something that can thrive both in full sun and partial shade. And Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia is up for it.
It’s a small pink flowering bush that’s less than 2 feet tall and wide and can grow with or without direct sunlight’s exposure.
Unlike other flower bushes, Yuki Cherry does not need to be pruned more often. Just make sure to prune it right after flowering to have a perfect bloom of its pink flowers.
To have better growth, you just need to lightly fertilize it in the spring after the frost has gone. And the best part is you don’t necessarily need to use a chemical fertilizer as it’ll thrive also using organic methods.
Ryan Smith from Ant & Garden Pest Control
The flowers of a bougainvillea plant come in different colors, and one of the prettiest among them is pink. Bougainvillea flowers are delicately thin and papery to touch.
You can grow this plant as a vine or bush. It thrives better in warmer climates, as the harsh winter can hinder this plant from blooming to its full potential.
Bougainvillea loves full sun, and once the roots are established, it is tolerant to drought. Deepwater your bougainvillea plant once every 3 weeks. If the branches go wild, prune each by a few inches.
Azalea loves cooler weather. Although this shrub likes full sun, it thrives better in partial shade, which allows the flowers to lean more towards the sun and last longer.
Keep the soil of your azalea plant moist, not too dry nor excessively wet. You can apply at least two inches layers of mulch to keep your plant in its best shape.
Jordan Collins from Two Lions 11
With a potential height of 5-6 feet and a width of 4-5 feet, this bush is a real gem to have in the garden. It requires medium watering and won’t struggle with less water.
It’s easily pruned and has brilliant forms. It has excellent foliage throughout every season and colors that are hard to miss.
In the fall, you can see tiny red berries on the stems of the bush. You can either prune it or let it thrive naturally.
The English Rose is a popular favorite among our clients. The flowers are simply gorgeous, with durable, soft pink colors and a musky rose smell that will make you feel relaxed and free.
If you’ve just planted your English Rose, make sure to regularly water it and keep it moist. Once they’ve started growing and are all set, you can turn to a more moderate waiting schedule.
This plant can reach heights of 5-8 feet tall, offers unique dark purple foliage, and thrives in direct sunlight.
It’s not too picky and will do well in almost any type of soil. It needs at least 6 hours of sun daily to grow healthy and strong.
It’s not necessary to water it every day, but it does prefer moist and well-drained soil. Once it’s in its adult phase, it can do fine in dry soil too.
Mike Thompson from Hyperlend
Rose Daphne is one of the most popular pink shrubs among gardeners. Their bright pink color gives a pop to the garden.
Make sure the soil is rich in nutrients. Also, sunlight and regular watering are needed to help these bushes grow.
Including a few pink bushes in your landscaping plan is a fantastic way to add color to your yard. Nothing beats resting with a drink of iced tea while viewing your blush pink flowers!
You should plant a few of the pink shrubs on this list if you want to have a resilient, low-maintenance garden. Believe me, the outcome is worth it!