Category Archives for Evergreen

Garden Conifers

Evergreen conifers are collectively one of the most important groups of trees and shrubs for garden planting. They depend for their impact chiefly on their foliage and overall shape, and because these vary little from one season to the next, … Continue reading

05. July 2013 by admin
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AKEBIA

(SEMI-EVERGREEN) Akebia quinata, a twining plant, attractive in leaf and flower. The leaves are divided into five leaflets. The fragrant, brownish-purple flowers are carried in drooping clusters in April. They are occasionally followed by sausage-shaped, violet-purple fruits up to 4 … Continue reading

23. November 2012 by admin
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GAULTHERIA

(evergreen) These small, spreading shrubs, usually 1 ft. or less in height, bear drooping, white flowers in June or July and berries of various colours. They are suitable for ground-cover work. Lime-hating, they thrive in a sedge-peat soil in partial … Continue reading

11. October 2012 by admin
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Conifer Tree Varieties for the Garden

Conifers In the broadest of terms, and for everyday purposes (though botanists would undoubtedly shoot down this rule-of-thumb description) conifers are those (mainly) green-leaved plants, trees and shrubs that provide leaf colour more or less all the year round, but … Continue reading

28. April 2011 by admin
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