Rhododendrons: This shrub is an evergreen so it will look good year round. The shrub blooms in spring and summer and keeps good color in fall and winter interest. Plant in shady to part shade spots in moist, well-drained soil. It tolerates wet soil too and is deer resistant. Grows 25ft by 25ft so keep it trimmed back if you want to keep it manageable.
Texas mountain laurel - Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native - Sophora secundiflora
Prunus Laurocerasus “Otto Luykens” Prunus Otto Luykens is a favorite evergreen shrub because it is so versatile in the landscape. It has shiny dark green leaves with a white flower in the spring. It will grow well in sun or in some shade. It’s a great foundation plantThe common name for Prunus Laurocerasus is Cherry Laurel but there are different varieties so the common name does not identify the particular variety. Otto Luykens gets to be about 4 ft tall and wide
Plant arborvitaes in tight places where you really need some privacy--or just an evergreen backdrop. Best plants for hedges: www.bhg.com/...
Nerium oleander is an evergreen shrub or small tree in the dogbane family Apocynaceae, and toxic in all its parts. It is the only species currently classified in the genus Nerium. It is most commonly known as oleander, from its superficial resemblance to the unrelated olive Olea. "O"
Container garden with Carex variegated ornamental grass, petunia, torenia, tagetes marigolds, Ophiopogon ornamental grass, verbena, zinnia, licorice plant helichrysum, lobelia, Phormium in pots, with euonymus, shrub evergreens, on patio
Formula for a great foundation planting scheme: About 50 percent of the foundation bed's space should be evergreens, 25 percent deciduous and flowering shrubs, and 25 percent perennials. | Photo: Chris Cohan, RLA | thisoldhouse.com
For in front of a fence or lining a property.Stone wall with pink flowering wax begonias, Iberis atop stone wall, evergreen shrubs, Buxus boxwood, white picket fence, garden shed, bird house, garage, neat brick edging next to nice lawn grass, steps to tiered two level landscaping, dealing with a slope in the backyard landscape flower beds in front?
DWARF HINOKI CYPRESS - An elegant and beautiful large columnar shrub to small evergreen tree, the slender Hinoki cypress is a great choice for small gardens. It will become a narrow pillar with lovely layered fan-like branches densely radiating from the main trunk. It is slower and more compact than typical Hinoki cypress and matures more gracefully.
Lose the lawn (after) Now Crooks' front yard stops traffic. Instead of lawn she has a large mixed border. It includes evergreen shrubs like Ceanothus and Viburnum, grassy foliage plants like Carex and Phormium, and tons of perennials, including asters, penstemon, and euphorbia. Best of all, this extravaganza of plants requires less than one-half the water the lawn needed.
Wax leaf ligustrum. Common, evergreen shrub with oval, dark-green, glossy leaves often used as a hedge or screen with heavily fragrant flowers and bothersome pollen to some. Used as a tree or shrub form. Great backdrop plant for a perennial garden, rose garden or to hide pool equipment or a/c's.
Red Twig Dogwood with yellow twig dogwood Shrub Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous Cold hardiness zones: 2 - 8 Light needs: Partial to full sun Sunset climate zones: 1 - 9, 14 - 24 Water Needs Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Average landscape size: Moderate grower to 9 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.Growth rate: Moderate
Shade Garden: Use Flowering Shrubs. We typically think of perennials such as hostas for shade gardens -- but don't forget about the wide selection of flowering shrubs to pack your shady spots with color, texture, and height. Here, a variety of azaleas and rhododendrons provide a big spring punch, and their evergreen foliage keeps the garden looking good in winter.
RHS Plant Selector Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold' . 'Emerald 'n' Gold' is a dwarf evergreen shrub of spreading habit, with broadly yellow-margined leaves, tinged pink in winter. Grow in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Hardy H5 (cold winter) . Soil Acid, Alkaline or Neutral. Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings.
Variegated English Holly: Bearing dark green leaves with stark creamy-white edges, variegated English holly is one of the most showstopping evergreen shrubs. Name: Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
The Camellia is a genus of attractive evergreen shrubs famed for their winter-to-spring blooms. Several popular species are widely used in home landscaping, including the East Asian Camellia, the Christmas Camellia, and the Tea Plant. Depending on the variety selected, Camellias can be used as hedges and screens, foundation plants, and garden specimens. In larger gardens, they can be planted in masses to great effect. Zones: 7-9
Boxwoods: Perfect for Pots...Boxwoods in pots are living sculptures. These evergreen shrubs combine rich green foliage with a dense, rounded, formal shape that changes little over time. “A boxwood looks just as good in January as it does in May,” Susanne notes.