Broadleaf Evergreens/ Evergreens

Broadleaf Evergreens retain their foliage through all seasons. Many varieties produce showy flowers in the spring and some provide a display of attractive fruit in the fall. Due to their various sizes, their application in the landscape vary from an accent plant, to mass planting, or a filler shrub.

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White bell-shaped flowers that appear in spring are followed by red berries in fall. A dense mat of leathery, dark green, shiny, leaves that turn bronze in colder months serve as winter foliage. When branches mature they turn a brick-red/brown, while the bark peels and takes on a parchment-like appearance. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts birds
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Light pink flowers that are shaped like bells bloom in spring, followed by scarlet berries. A dense mat of leathery, dark green, shiny, leaves that turn red-bronze in colder months serve as winter foliage. When branches mature they turn a brick-red/brown, while the bark peels and takes on a parchment-like appearance. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts birds
Drought tolerant

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B

Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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Glossy dark green foliage has good resistance to bronzing in winter. Often used for hedging. Insignificant blooms. Moderate growth rate. Broad-mounded compact form.

Blooms early spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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D

Attractive grayish-green oblong foliage with delicate cream-edged margins makes an attractive backdrop to dense clusters of pale pink flowers that are followed by tiny red drupes in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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White flowers with an orange-yellow eye bloom in clusters on dark green, narrow, elliptic, and semi-glossy foliage, with sporadic blooms on new growth. Slow growth rate.

Blooms May to September
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Lustrous, oval-shaped dark green leaves turn dark purple in the fall and winter. Trailing ground cover spreading by a rooting system as it grows. When it reaches a vertical surface, it starts to climb. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
0.5-0.75 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover

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Variegated glossy, deep emerald-green foliage with irregular creamy-white margins. Leaf margins turn pink as the temperature drops. Can be trained to climb. An annual trim after flowering will help it maintain its attractive shape. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
3-5 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Lustrous, oval dark green foliage with serrated edges of gold turn pinkish-red in the fall. Low growing erect to semi-erect form but can be trained to climb. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-2 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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This creeper boasts medium-sized lustrous, deep green foliage with large yellow centres. Foliage remains yellow throughout the winter. Pink pods are produced from mid to late fall, and flowers are ornamentally insignificant. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
2-3 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Variegated with intense dark green and bright yellow evergreen foliage complimented with bright yellow stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1.5-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover

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Large round evergreen foliage is variegated brightly with soft green and yellow. Leaves maintain their colour all year and are complemented by showy and persistent fruit in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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White, waxy, nodding, bell-shaped flowers bloom above foliage of glossy dark green leaves followed by bright red berries and forms an attractive groundcover. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
0.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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NEW

White, waxy, nodding, bell-shaped flowers bloom above dense foliage of glossy dark green leaves followed by large, bright red berries and forms an attractive groundcover. Leaves turn a shade of deep burgundy as the seasons change. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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White, waxy, nodding, bell-shaped flowers bloom above dense foliage of variegated green, white, and pink leaves followed by large, bright red berries and forms an attractive groundcover. Leaves turn a shade of deep burgundy as the seasons change. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This dense, round broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an interesting shade of red during the spring flush. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Produces insignificant berries. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Dwarf habit
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This dense, broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an attractive shade of red during spring. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Will produce black berries if there is a male pollinator planted close by. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Dwarf habit
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This dense, multi-stemmed evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves and loads of small, bright red berries. Since this variety contains both a male and female selection in the same pot, there is no need for a separate pollinator. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-8 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems. This variety is a pollinator, so pair it with a female blue holly for berries. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems, along with bright red berries that bloom prolifically if paired with a pollinator, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This compact, pyramidal, evergreen shrub sports small, shiny, spiny dark green leaves that keep their colour through winter. It will produce a profusion of small, bright red berries from fall to winter when pollinated by a male, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-10 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of dark pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers then mature to pink on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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L

This graceful multi-stemmed evergreen shrub features remarkable arching red stems bearing creamy white-and-green mottled foliage that are accented with shades of scarlet and purple in fall above drooping clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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M

This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of copper in fall. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
3-6 ft tall x 2-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped rich yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of purple in fall. Edible fruit is sour, but can be used in jams and jellies. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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Don’t let it’s lacy appearance fool you- this delicate evergreen groundcover is surprisingly tough! Cold, dry weather, and even deer are no match for the hardy fern-like foliage. The bright green shades in spring and summer are replaced by deep russet tones in winter. Slow growth rate.

Bloom N/A; grown for foliage
1-3 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This dwarf evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright pinkish-red and turn dark green with cream edges. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This dwarf evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, ruby red flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, pink-and-white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge deep red and turn dark green. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy variegated leaves that emerge pink and turn creamy white and medium green. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge red and turn medium green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
5-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped pink flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bronze and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped bright ruby red flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bronze and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of pink bud that open to reveal nodding, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bronze and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This needled evergreen gets its common name from the umbrella-like whorls of needles at the ends on the branches. Oval cones appear in the first year, darkening to brown by the second year. Very slow growth rate

HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
25-30 ft tall x 15-20 ft spread

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T

This compact evergreen shrub grows in a narrow upright habit with bright golden-yellow foliage.  Moderate growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
6-8 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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This dwarf evergreen shrub grows in a compact habit with bright chartreuse foliage.  Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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This dwarf evergreen shrub grows in a compact, ball-like habit with bright green foliage.  Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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This dwarf needled evergreen shrub grows in a compact, with gracefully arching branches bearing finely textured green foliage. Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked green leaves with long, curled threads along the margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked golden yellow leaves with long, curled threads along green margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
3-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked blue-green leaves with long, curled white threads along the margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3-3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked blue-green leaves with long, curled white threads along the margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
1.5 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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NEW

This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of wide glaucous blue-green leaves with long, curled white threads along the margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to early summer
3 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Attracts pollinators

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of chartreuse leaves with long, curled white threads along the green margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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