Are you looking for bushes with names that end in “W”? Then you at the right place! We listed all of them in this article, along with a brief description. Read further to learn more.
1. Canary Tree Mallow
The Canary Tree Mallow is also known in Spanish as malva de risco which roughly translates as cliff mallow. This bush or shrub is endemic to the Spanish Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. It can grow up to 3 meters in its native habitat and has large white flowers. Its branches alternate and can be easily distinguished by its ash-colored branches. It was mainly used for fodder for livestock but recently has become more of an ornamental plant
2. Chaparral Mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus or most commonly known as Chaparral Mallow is a species of flowering bush or shrub that is commonly cultivated and grown in Western Northern America. It can be easily spotted by its beautiful pinkish-white oval-shaped flowers, which can divide into separate lobes. It can grow up to 5 meters and is mainly used for ornamental purposes.
Feverfew or Tanacetum parthenium is part of the daisy family. This bush grows up to a small height of 20 inches and is found all natively over Eurasia, specifically the Balkan peninsula and Turkish territories. However, due to their popularity as medicinal plants used to treat headaches and their ability to grow in various climates and environments, they are also cultivated in Northern and Central America.
4. Leafy Coral Blow
Also known as Red Rocket and Russellia sarmentosa, this plant is originally from Central America. Preferring places with high elevation, this bush is known for red tubular flowers. They are most commonly grown and attached to walls and fences due to their extreme growth speed and high foliage density. This allows proper coverage and beautification of the said fences and walls.
5. Persian willow
The Persian willow or also musk willow is under the genus Salix, along with 400 other species of small trees and bushes. It is normally found in the Persian and Western Asian regions due to their intense warmth, direct sunlight, and sandy soil. It can also survive in temperate regions. It grows up to 10 meters and has thick yellow-greenish leaves with egg-shaped flower buds.
6. Pussy Willow
This species of willow is found throughout Western Europe and Asia. The species are known by various different names depending on the region they are native from. It is a deciduous plant that has long and broad leaves that form a spiral pattern. The leaves are also known for their distinct silvery or grey color. According to scientists, it is one of the most prolific pollen and nectar generating plants all over the world.
7. Royal Mallow
The Malva assurgentiflora or royal mallow is classified under the genus Malva. It is a bushy or sprawling shrub that normally grows up to 4 meters. It is endemic to the Southern Californian region but has shown to also grow in other coastal regions. It is cultivated as a windbreak and an ornamental plant. It has large pinkish petals with darkened veins and leaves growing generally around 15 centimeters separated into 7 lobes.
This flowering bush that is under the Asteraceae family is a native of temperate or cooler areas around the globe. It can be found in Asia, Central America, Australia, Europe, and New Zealand. It is mass-produced and used as livestock feed for cattle. It is also known as plumajillo or little feather in Spanish because of its leaf’s texture and shape, along with its white flowers.
The yew bush or shrub belongs to the genus Taxus, along with a variety of coniferous trees. Generally, the yew bush is native to Japan, Manchuria, and Korea, but some offshoot species known as English yew or European yew are found in western Europe. It grows slowly but its dark green leaves and branches can reach heights of up to 20 meters. All parts of the yew bush, with the exception of its berries, are known to be toxic and allergenic to humans and animals.