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5 Super Small Evergreen Shrubs For Sunny Positions

5 Super Small Evergreen Shrubs For Sunny Positions

If you’re trying to bring some fresh ideas into your garden, then it’s time to take a look at a popular garden addition in the UK – the beautiful evergreen shrub. 

Shrubs come in all shapes, sizes, and colours, with a type of shrub to suit all occasions. Today, we’ll be narrowing down the count a little to look at small evergreen shrubs for sunny positions. 

We’ve put together our top five picks for small evergreen shrubs, and take a closer look at some other top improvements you can make to your garden to refresh, revitalise, and remodel your landscape. 

So without further ado, let’s jump straight in, starting with the beautiful and fragrant Lavandula…

Top 5 Small Evergreen Shrubs  

1)    Lavandula

You can always tell when there is Lavender nearby with the instantly recognisable fragrance that this stunning summer flowering shrub boasts.

Hardy and not too large for small garden spaces, the different types of Lavandula plants are a wonderful addition to any space with their vibrant and refreshing colours. 

2)    Hebe

These beautiful small evergreen shrubs are a great choice for a touch of colour that will last through the seasons; they ensure your garden is always looking fantastic.

Colourful and great for bees and local wildlife, you can’t go wrong with Hebe. 

5 Super Small Evergreen Shrubs For Sunny Positions

With the correct shrub maintenance, you can make sure that your garden is always a beautiful haven, full of small evergreen shrubs that give your landscape a new look as the seasons change

3)    Cistus

The evergreen cistus shrub varies in size, depending on the exact type of cistus shrub that you choose. One of the smallest varieties is the Cistus Salviifolius shrub, with doesn’t normally exceed 45cm in height. 

Cistus shrubs are generally a very vibrant choice that thrive in gravel gardens and in places where there is plenty of direct sunlight. 

4)    Cotoneaster

The delicate white flowers of the Cotoneaster shrub are a wonderful addition to your garden, no matter where you plant this beautiful shrub.

There are different varieties of Cotoneaster shrub, with some varieties not exceeding 45cm in height.

5)    Berberis

Another beautiful small shrub, the Berberis shrub can be identified by its beautiful yellow flowers and dark leaves.

This is a winning choice for a shrub that will continue to bring something to your garden all year.

5 Super Small Evergreen Shrubs For Sunny Positions

Water features don’t need to be big and bold, they can be subtle and elegant; the ideal addition for even the smallest of spaces

How Else Can You Transform Your Garden Space?

With the correct shrub maintenance, you can make sure that your garden is always a beautiful haven, full of small evergreen shrubs that give your landscape a new look as the seasons change. 

For a complete garden transformation, there are other top changes that you can make to your landscape to give you the garden of your dreams, throughout the seasons. Take a look at our top four tips to take your garden in a whole new direction:

1)    Light up Your Garden Space

Atmospheric lighting can alter any environment, from your driveway, to your summer house and even the middle of your garden. 

Solar lights, string lights, and fairy lights are all beautiful additions to a garden that will quite literally allow your outside space to shine. 

2)    Draw the Eye with a Water Feature

Water features don’t need to be big and bold-they can be subtle and elegant; the ideal addition for even the smallest of spaces. 

Consider a small water feature to draw the eye, and create a garden feature that is a top talking point-for all the right reasons!

5 Super Small Evergreen Shrubs For Sunny Positions

Jump out of the box with your flowerbed designs and make use of recycled materials, like wood and brick, to give your flowerbed edging a rustic appeal. 

3)    Create Flower Bed Borders That Look Fantastic

The wild look can work for some areas of your garden, but when structure is called for, there is always the opportunity to get creative. 

Jump out of the box with your flowerbed designs and make use of recyled materials, like wood and brick, to give your flowerbed edging a rustic appeal. 

4)    Choose the Perfect Garden Surfacing

The surface of your garden path, the material used for your patio, and even your driveway surface is what ties all your innovative garden ideas together. As one of the main focal features of your garden, your chosen surfacing needs to be the best it can be. 

There are a few options on the market, but for a breath-taking finish, a resin bound surface takes the top spot. With the extensive selection of natural stones that you can choose for the surface, there are endless ways to customise the designs to your liking. 

A resin bound surface also comes with the added benefit of practicality: it’s not slippery, it doesn’t crack, there’s no weeding to worry about, and water drains through the surface naturally – a win-win situation all round!

Alternatively, give our expert team a call today on 0800 1700 636 and see for yourself just how easy it is to revitalise your garden space-without compromising your budget!