Lovely Winter Flowering Shrubs UK

Two garden shrubs are currently in flower this winter:

The winter jasmine‘s showing an abundance of bright yellow flowers. It’s an easy to maintain shrub needing minimal care. During the summer, its green foliage covers an good area of a south-west facing wall providing protective cover for small birds.

winter jasmine flowering shrub
Winter Jasmine

Another shrub needing only minimal care, the skimmia has produced its usual abundance of juicy red berries – beautiful to see and a useful winter food source for birds, including blackbirds and fieldfares:

skimmia flowering shrub
Skimmia – Winter Flowering Shrub

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