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Winter Greens

Posted by cookie8 zone 5 ON (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 21, 07 at 8:27

I am looking for a shrub that will stay green all year long. The catch I don't really want evergreens but something with small leaves. Is there anything where the leaves stay on all year long? thanks

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RE: Winter Greens

Hi Cookie, evergreens is an umbrella description for all plants that remain green all year long. So that covers pines, firs, spruce, yews, boxwood, hollies, euonymous (semi evergreen)- to name a few.

So perhaps what you are searching is something like boxwood which is an evergreen but certainly not a pine or a fir.


RE: Winter Greens

I was going to suggest holly...and boxwood is a great idea.


RE: Winter Greens

Adding Pieris Japonica to the above lists...
"google" it...a very nice shrub


RE: Winter Greens

thanks so much. I really do like them both.

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