8 Small Shrubs That Will Make a Big Statement in Your Yard

Known for its versatility, Sprinter Boxwood adapts well to various light conditions from full shade to full sun. It features small, dense leaves that create a full look ideal for both formal and informal gardens.

Sprinter Boxwood

The Bollywood Azalea stands out with variegated leaves and vibrant pink flowers, reaching about 3 feet tall. It thrives in full sun or partial shade and prefers well-draining, slightly acidic soil.

Bollywood Azalea

A compact conifer with striking icy blue foliage, the Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce is deer-resistant and easy to care for. It grows to 3-5 feet tall and wide, thriving in part sun to full sun conditions.

Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce

These shrubs feature poofy clusters of flowers that start pale green and transition to pink and mauve in fall. Growing 3-5 feet tall and wide, they prefer part sun to full sun and require evenly moist, acidic soil.

Little Lime Hydrangea

Known for its fragrant lavender-pink flowers, the Dwarf Korean Lilac reaches 4-5 feet tall and wide. It thrives in full sun with well-draining soil, benefiting from regular watering to maintain healthy growth.

Dwarf Korean Lilac

The "gold mound" Spirea is prized for its vibrant yellow foliage and pink flower clusters. It grows 2-3 feet tall and wide, thriving in full sun to partial shade with adaptable soil pH levels. Low-maintenance.


Featuring variegated foliage that changes color seasonally, Abelia 'Kaleidoscope' grows 2-3 feet tall and wide. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil, requiring regular watering.

Abelia 'Kaleidoscope'

Known as the "butterfly bush," Buddleja Tutti Frutti attracts butterflies with its bright fuchsia-pink flower spikes. Compact and sterile, it grows up to 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide, thriving in full sun.

Buddleja Tutti Frutti

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