Evergreens

Evergreens are the only plants to provide year long colour in the landscape. Overall, evergreens are low maintenance and are actively planted to help provide winter interest to your yard.

Low spreader with cedar-like texture. Feathery green foliage in summer turns coppery-brown in fall. Grows well in shade and part shade. Intolerant of wet soils. A UBC introduction from the Botanical Garden. An interesting groundcover for a border.

Dawn redwood is a deciduous conifer known from fossils and assumed long-extinct before it was discovered growing in the wild in the 1940s. A fabulous deciduous conifer for larger properties.

Colourful tree with broad pyramidal-shape. Arching branches with long soft green needles turning bright yellow in fall. A unique specimen in the landscape. One of the plant mysteries, a conifer that loses its needles in winter then features many small cones.

Colourful tree with fine soft light green needles suspended from gracefully weeping branches throughout the growing season. Irregular shaped. Needles turn a brilliant yellow in fall. One of the plant mysteries, a conifer that loses its foliage in winter.

Narrow, upright growth habit evergreen with foliage that is a soft bluish-green colour. Possibly the narrowest of all junipers. Makes a great screen, background in the border, or as a hedge. Shear yearly to give a more formal appearance.

Handsome dark green foliage on a rugged informal evergreen with an upright branching habit. An excellent screen, hedge or background border plant. Shear yearly to create a more formal appearance. Heat and drought tolerant once established.

Growing just 12 to 18 inches a year, this lovely narrow-leafed evergreen slowly rises, straight up, symmetrical, and clothed in brilliant blue foliage. Use this very slow-growing conifer in Container, as a windbreak or screen, or as a showy accent.

A handsome, broad, pyramid-shaped evergreen with intense silvery-blue foliage year round and dense branching. Easy care plant with continual colour all year. Great for screens, background in the border or in hedges. Shear yearly to give a more formal appearance.

A low spreading evergreen with dense branches clothed in blue-green foliage. Yellow-tipped new growth creates an attractive two-tone appearance. Ideal for the rock garden as an accent in the border.

One of the most attractive and popular dwarf form evergreens with a mounding growth habit. Branches display silver-blue needles similar to twinkling stars. A great colour contrast in the border or rock garden.

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