Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

We'll explore some of the best types of evergreen shrubs, from deep greens to vibrant blues and even maroons, that can enhance the beauty of your garden.

Blue Holly (Ilex x meserveae) Blue holly is a dense evergreen shrub with glossy blue-green foliage and bright red berries in fall and winter. Planting a male cultivar near a female cultivar is necessary for fruit set.

Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis) Arborvitae is a tough evergreen shrub with soft, fan-like foliage that adds a unique texture to any landscape. It contrasts beautifully with broadleaf plants and is commonly used as a hedge or screening plant.

Boxwood (Buxus spp.) Boxwood is a classic choice for creating low hedges due to its tiny leaves and dense branching habit. Varieties like 'Green Gem' and 'Green Mountain' offer different shapes and sizes

Camellia (Camellia spp.) Camellia is a slow-growing evergreen shrub known for its large, dark green leaves and beautiful winter or early spring flowers. The flowers come in a variety of colors, including white, red, pink, or bicolors

Common Juniper (Juniperus communis) Common juniper is prized for its adaptability to various growing conditions and slightly prickly foliage. It responds well to pruning and can be trimmed into formal shapes or left to grow naturally.

False Cypress (Chamaecyparis spp.) False cypress is a coniferous shrub with soft foliage and good deer resistance, making it a great choice for gardens with wildlife. It comes in various varieties with different foliage colors

Dwarf Blue Spruce (Picea pungens 'Globosa') Dwarf blue spruce is a slow-growing shrub with striking blue-gray needles that add year-round color to the garden. It is ideal for foundation plantings or mixed shrub borders, providing a unique texture and color contrast.

Evergreen Euonymus (Euonymus japonicus) Evergreen euonymus, also known as box-leaf or Japanese euonymus, is a tough shrub that adapts well to different growing conditions. It is available in several cultivars with variegated or solid-colored foliage

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) Gardenia is prized for its glossy, evergreen leaves and bright white, fragrant flowers. It is available in several small varieties that are perfect for container gardens or small planting spaces.

Glossy Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora) Glossy abelia is an evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub with springtime flowers and small leaves. It works well as a hedge or screen, thanks to its upright, mounding habit.

Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis indica) Indian hawthorn is an easy-care, low-growing shrub with sweetly fragrant pink or white flowers in spring and blue-black berries in late summer.

Evergreen shrubs are essential elements in landscaping, providing year-round color, texture, and structure to gardens. With a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes available, there is an evergreen shrub suitable for every garden setting.

By choosing the right evergreen shrubs and providing them with the proper care, you can create a beautiful and low-maintenance landscape that will be the envy of your neighborhood.

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