An ideal commercial landscape should look striking and be inviting, to ensure your visitors feel welcomed, relaxed and engaged. A high-quality landscape job that is well done can convey a certain level of professionalism and success to those looking at your company.
Even if you decide to do expansive landscaping to your grounds, that doesn’t mean you have to spend a ton for frequent landscaping maintenance. You can make your land look beautiful, pleasing and professional with low maintenance plants.
Trees for Commercial Landscapes
Trees can make great focal points for your commercial landscape. You can use trees to effectively hide unsightly objects in your landscape, such as dumpsters or the like. They can provide shade, preventing cars from getting overly hot or act as shade or a place to rest against for people visiting your property.
Beautiful Low Maintenance Trees
Jacquemontii Birch: These trees range from about 35-40 feet tall, yet are less than 2 feet wide. These are great for tight spaces.
Kosua Dogwood: These trees are slightly smaller, with a maximum height of 25 feet. It needs full or mostly full sun exposure to do well.
Paper Maple: These trees get up to 30 feet in height. These trees need moist soil but can grow in different mediums such as clay or sand. This tree requires only a little pruning and needs at least partial sun exposure. It is a durable kind of tree that is more damage-resistant than others.
Flowers for Commercial Landscapes
While trees help to make a verdant and lush landscape, you’ll need some eye-catching pops of color. Flowers will provide color to your landscape that your trees may lack. Flowers can make your space really inviting, and would do well in the front or the entrance of a building. Annual flower planting can do wonders to really bring your landscape together.
Beautiful and Colorful Flowers
Irises: Irises are a great flower to plant for your landscape as they come in a variety of gorgeous colors. The need full sun exposure, however, can do well in drier soil conditions.
Daisies: Daisies are simple but pleasing to the eye. They can make a landscape more cheerful and warm. These flowers would be good for areas that only receive partial light.