Although your indoor plants can last through the bitter winter months, the same is not true for your outdoor garden. The first few snowfalls are gorgeous, but eventually, that endless blanket of white can turn monotonous. If you’re looking to add some colour to your outdoor garden this year, try these plants that bloom in winter!
The flowering quince is virtually indestructible, and can tolerate extreme climates. It will also survive if you happen to neglect it a bit in favour of staying in the warm indoors. The best part about this plant is that it flowers with beautiful blossoms in the winter.
With a name like that, there is very little explanation required. These trees lose their leaves in the fall, sprouting beautiful red berries for the winter. Most winterberry species are either male or female, and need to be paired together to create berries.
These beautiful flowers are often referred to as Christmas roses. Lying dormant in the summer months, these gorgeous plants bloom between November and April, depending on their species. Choose from pink, red, light green, and a variety of other colours.
Not all species of Cammelia are winter-blooming, so make sure to check your species before you buy. Your local greenhouse or garden supply store may be able to help you select the right Cammelia.
These waxy, fragrant flowers bloom during the winter and continue into early spring. They are generally white or yellow, with a reddish purple center.