5 Shrubs that Support Wildlife in Winter

Winter is about cuddling up with a blanket and hot cider. Throw in a good movie and friends–you’re set! But what about our wildlife friends outside? Winter can expose them to harsh elements and predators. There are ways to make your garden a wildlife safe haven in the winter. We’ve listed five shrubs that support our animal friends. These are our top suggestions but there are many other shrubs that support wildlife in winter; ask the experts at your local garden center.


Wildlife Shrubs

Featured Shrubs and Recommendations

Tolleson's Blue Weeping Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'Tolleson's Blue Weeping'
Item #5310
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Red Sprite Winterberry
Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Item #4575
Eichholz Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster dammeri 'Eichholz'
Item #2910
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Rugostar® Raspberry Groundcover Rose
Rosa rugosa 'Meitozaure' Plant Patent #15,937
Item #3602
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Arctic Fire® Red Twig Dogwood
Cornus stolonifera 'Farrow' Plant Patent #18,523
Item #7480
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Profusion Beautyberry
Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
Item #1399
Austrian Pine
Pinus nigra
Item #6546
Dwarf Japanese White Pine
Pinus parviflora 'Glauca Nana'
Item #4642
Prostrate Rock Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Perpusillus'
Item #2945
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Cornelian Cherry Dogwood
Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'
Item #7732
Blue Angel White Pine
Pinus parviflora 'Blue Angel' Plant Patent #14,169
Item #2568
Red Beauty® Holly
Ilex x 'Rutzan' Plant Patent #14,750
Item #1965