The Most Popular Plants For Landscaping

Choosing which plants to incorporate in your landscape can be daunting.

After all, there are so many to choose from! And which plant type will best suit your home, style, and environmental conditions?

Luckily, the experts at Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care have the answers for you.

Where to Start?

Deciding on plants is hard. That’s why there are professionals here to help.

Many factors must be considered.

Of course you want to choose plants that you personally love, and that you think will suit your home best, but there is more you should consider. Including:

  • Microclimate
  • Maintenance
  • Safety (for pets or children)
  • Specific garden conditions (direct sunlight, shade, etc)

What Are You Looking To Accomplish With Your Plants?

When you’re choosing plants, it’s important to think about what you want your plants to accomplish.

  • What will their job be in your landscape design?
  • Do you want to add shade or privacy to your property?
  • Do you want to add colour or fragrance?
  • Do you want to add a sanctuary for birds, wildlife, and butterflies?

Know what your plants’ purposes will be, and your Lawrence Park landscaping professional will help you choose the right plants for your landscape.

Choosing Plants For Landscaping

Finding the right plants for your landscaping project that suit your needs and style doesn’t have to be a challenge or a daunting task.

The experts at Lawrence Park have made it easy for you!

Here are the top plants for all your landscaping needs.


If you are looking for plants to add to the landscape around your pool, but don’t want the added hassle of leaves littering your water, we’ve got you covered.

Day Lily

This perennial with colourful blooms is beautiful and very low maintenance.



This perennial plant has long stems and colorful blooms, making it a perfect background plant.

Miscanthus Grass

This ornamental grass adds drama and powerful structure to your landscape.

Bold Shrubs

Large, colourful shrubs can add beauty and depth to your landscape.

And when your landscape is planted in layers with larger shrubs in the back, bold shrubs in the middle, and smaller plants in the front, the effects can be lovely.


This type of flowery bush offers thickness and bright colour to your yard.


These bush plants have smaller flowers, giving a more subtle pop of colour.

Butterfly Bush

This bush is perfect for watching butterflies in the spring and summer time.

Plants For Privacy

Planting a living, natural fence is one of the biggest landscaping trends because it’s beautiful and functional.


This columnar evergreen grows more than 12 feet tall, and is very popular on properties wanting a little more privacy.



To increase the privacy of your estate, these evergreens will add balance that lasts year-round.

Beech Hedging

This traditional hedge is one of the easiest and best hedges for year-round beauty and easy maintenance.

Want To Learn More?

When you’re ready to add to your landscape, contact us and we can help you make the right choices.