There are lots of reasons people look forward to the fall and winter months. Football games, cooler weather, and the holidays are just a few. But most folks don’t look forward to the appearance of their yards during this time. When you think of cool-weather landscaping here in the Carolinas, you often think of drab, dead grass and plants. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are actually many perennials that can add color and interest to your landscape. Here are just a few.
- Sedum Herbstfreude “Autumn Joy”: A familiar sight in many late summer gardens in our area. But did you know that you can leave the blooms on all winter long? The flowers on this plant start out pink but will deepen in color as they age. The coppers and reds will make a statement all the way until spring.
- Iberis sempervirens – Candytuft: Small white flowers and dark green leaves that withstand frost. Great for rock gardens and areas where you need a plant to spread.
- Liriope muscari and spicata: A great plant to use for edging on walkways or to mix in with other plants.
If you need a landscaper in the Rock Hill, SC area, call Rolling Hills Nursery & Landscaping. We offer a full range of landscape services, including consultation, design, installation, and management. We’ll help you select the right assortment of perennials to add color and cheer to your yard all winter long.