10 Best Small Evergreen Shrubs: Flowering and Foliage - EnkiVillage
Skimmia japonica "Rubella" A great evergreen shrub for shady areas with showy flower buds and white fragrant flowers.
Groundcovers That Stay Green
Although deer will eat almost any plant if they're hungry, they tend to leave Celtic Pride Siberian cypress alone. This evergreen shrub grows 1 to 3 feet tall and spreads 48 to 60 inches Find groundcovers that stay green in winter with the experts at HGTV Gardens.
Gold Splash® Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei), a Proven Winner variegated evergreen shrub for year-round color. A new and improved euonymus with excellent disease resistance, color, and hardiness. Easy and adaptable. 18-24 in. high and wide. Mounded form. Zones 5-8. For part sun to sun.
Firehouse Dwarf Nandina evergreen, red fall color This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage. prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height. - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind
Dwarf cryptomeria, globe. Zones 5-7, full sun to part-shade, 2-3 ft tall dome can grow to 4-8 ft tall w/age
10 best fast-growing shrubs for instant garden impact
Photinia is a quick-growing evergreen shrub that’s great for creating privacy, as well as a standout garden border feature. The young leaves appear a rich red colour in spring, fading to a deep green tone in summer. It prefers a sheltered position but will tolerate almost any soil.
Got a narrow space you need to fill with an evergreen shrub? If so, Degroot's Spire Arborvitae might be just the plant you're looking for.
Laurel HedgeLaurel is the quickest growing evergreen shrub, so if you don't want a conifer hedge, Laurel is the quickest and cheapest way of creating an evergreen garden hedge. Laurels will also provide the most instant hedging as the taller sizes (4ft, 5ft and 6ft) are bushy and can often create an instant screen if planted close enough.