These beauties can help brighten the dull landscape between winter and spring.
Buttercup winter hazel (Corylopsis pauciflora
) produces hanging tassels of yellow flowers in late winter. A wide-spreading, medium-sized shrub (4 to 6 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide), the buttercup winter hazel can handle full sun to light shade. USDA Zones 5 to 9. Image courtesy of Monrovia