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Evergreen Shrubs

A tree and shrub guide / infographic: evergreens, deciduous and tropicals. Such a cool tool! Created by a member of RevitCity.

Potted boxwoods offer formal elegance with little maintenance. This large American variety creates a living wall in a line of concrete planters- I like this idea for a separating space

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.

Evergreen shrubs make a nice background to other shrubs and flowers.

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 |

Add Aromas To Your Garden With These Shrub Types

'Emerald n Gold' Wintercreeper. 'Emerald 'n Gold' wintercreeper is a wonderful evergreen for adding color to shaded areas of the garden. The rich green leaves are decorated with a broad yellow edge that takes on a pink or burgundy tinge in winter. If you plant it up against a wall, it may climb like a vine. Size: To 4 feet tall, 3 feet wide Zones: 5-9

(NP) Ligustrum Recurve is a fast growing, dense, upright evergreen shrub or small tree with large shiny dark green leaves. Strongly fragrant creamy flowers are produced in abundance during May. 10'x8'

Creeping Blue Spruce - Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

Top 10 evergreen shrubs - perfect for year-round interest in your garden.

Camellia Japonica - February 2013. Evergreen shrubs with beautiful solitary or clustered flowers appearing early in the year with glossy, leathery leaves.

Mediterranean Spurge, John Tomlinson variety, is so cool! it produces all of these colors in one plant.

Evergreen Shrubs | plus points for hebe evergreen shrubs keeping shape and form through ...

Purple Diamond Loropetalum is a great evergreen low growing shrub.  It is different than the most common loropetalums because of its low growth habit and redder color.  It also is covered in red flowers in spring.

In early summer, this classic evergreen shrub bursts into flower with thick, Gardenia - white and waxy blossoms that release an intoxicating aroma that can perfume an entire garden.

  • Linda Arata

    My first flower from my mother on Alvarado Street in LA 1965.

Japanese Euonymus This fast-growing evergreen shrub reaches 10 - 15 feet tall, but it's easy to shear it back to create a lower hedge. Create more landscape kick by selecting varieties with gold-, cream-, or white-variegated foliage. Name: Euonymus japonicus

Evergreen Viburnum - A dense, compact shrub with pointed green leaves edged with creamy yellow. Virburnum has clusters of red flowers in late winter and spring.

Holly 'Carissa' Low Maintenance Shrubs for the South - 4' H x 5' W "A fast growing hardy, evergreen shrub that NEVER needs pruning! Perhaps the best foundation shrub available"

oleander bush | Southern Beauty ~ Oleander Pictures ~ Hardy and Evergreen Shrubs

Perk up your garden with this yellow-speckled Gold Dust Plant. More colorful shrubs:

Daphne Shown here, rose Daphne (also called ruby glow) is a low-growing, evergreen shrub with trailing branches, leathery green leaves and dense clusters of scented pink flowers in late spring. For variety, consider planting the 'Aureomarginata,' with its fragrant winter blooms and variegated leaves, instead. But be careful where you plant daphnes. They like full or partial sun and well-drained soil, but they can't bear transplanting. Leave them in place and watch them grow to 12 inches tall, to 3 feet wide.

Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web' (Evergreen Shrub). This gorgeous plants adds light and color to lower light areas.

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

Juniper Among the most versatile of evergreens, junipers range from ground-hugging creepers to mounded shrubs and upright trees. All respond well to pruning, making them useful hedges. Name: Juniperus selections Zones: 3 - 9

'Tiny Tower' dwarf Alberta spruce (Picea glauca conica 'Tiny Tower') - evergreen shrub grows very slowly to 4'-6' tall - deer-resistant - bright green needles turn gray-green as they mature - full sun or part shade - well-drained soil - zones 3-8 (Image courtesy