Your garden looks at its best during the warm and hot months. But once the cold months begin, we get the look of a bare garden since many plants die back for the winter. So, we all dream about having our garden in full bloom even when its cold outside. And guess what? This can be possible too if you plant some winter flowering plants that will add color to your garden during the cold days. One such plant can be the ornamental cabbage and today we want to show you how you can beautify your outdoors with it.
Ornamental cabbage is a non edible cabbage that offers color right through the cold days with its bold foliage of vibrant colors. The leaves of the cabbage have been hybridized to feature rosy colors making them look more like flowers rather than vegetables. You can make them part of your landscape by adding them on their own, or maybe combined with some mums and other plants that grow well when the temperatures are low. Here are several such ideas.
Ornamental Cabbage Landscape Ideas
Ornamental Cabbage Planters
Ornamental cabbages can also look great when planted in some pots. Get some oversized pot and fill it with several such cabbages and some mums or other plants. You can add some such pot in your backyard, on the patio or on the front steps. The ornamental cabbages with its vibrant color will draw some attention and will for sure beautify your outdoors.
Ornamental Cabbage Window Boxes
And one more way to beautify your outdoors with this winter flowering plants is to make them part of the window boxes. Combine them with some pumpkins, mums, winter pansies etc., and add a splash of color to your house exterior. Just make sure to secure the boxes well, because once they are filled they get heavy and you don’t want to find them broken into pieces on the ground.
So, how about you decorate your outdoors with some ornamental cabbages and thus brighten up the upcoming cold days?