Design Hacks: Use Shrubs as Stable Design Anchors & Background for Ephemeral Perennials
A variety of shrubs provide full season interest and structure. I think of them as steady anchors for ephemeral perennials. Variety of sizes, shapes and color add interest.
Ninebark (Physocarpus) - native
Western Arborvitae - native
Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica) - native
Weigela Wine & Roses
False Holly (Osmanthus heterophyllus)