Broadleaf Evergreens

A distinctive group of plants which retain their leaves throughout the winter, and are often used to provide winter color. Several of the varieties listed produce orange or red berries to add a bright touch to the winter landscape, while others are noted for their attractive flower & fruit displays. All will need winter protection and winter watering.

Bamboo

Bissett Bamboo

Phyllostachys bissettii

Height: 20′

Spread:

Dwarf Bamboo

Sasa pygmaea

Height: 12″

Spread:

Golden Crookstem Bamboo

Phyllostachys aureosulcata ‘Aureocaulis’

Height: 25′

Spread:

Sunset Glow Bamboo

Fargesia rufa

Height: 8′

Spread:

White Stripe Dwarf Bamboo

Sasaella masamuneana ‘Albostriata’

Height: 3-5′

Spread:

Yellow Groove Bamboo

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Height: 15-20′

Spread:

Boxwood

Faulkner Boxwood

Buxus microphylla ‘Faulkner’

Height: 4′

Spread: 3′

Graham Blandy Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens ‘Graham Blandy’

Height: 5-10′

Spread: 2′

Green Beauty Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Green Beauty’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′

Green Gem Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Gem’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Green Mountain Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’

Height: 5′

Spread: 3′

Green Velvet Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Velvet’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Winter Gem Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Winter Gem’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′

Magnolia

Brackens Brown Beauty Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty’

Height: 30-50′

Spread: 15-30′

Edith Bogue Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Edith Bogue’

Height: 30′

Spread: 15′

Daphne

Carol Mackie Daphne

Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’

Height: 3′

Spread: 4′

Eternal Fragrance Daphne

Daphne x transatlantica ‘BLAFRA’

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 2-3′

Maejima Daphne

Daphne odora ‘Maejima’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Euonymus

Canadale Gold Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Canadale Gold’

Height: 4′

Spread: 3-3.5′

Emerald and Gold Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald ‘n Gold’

Height: 2′

Spread: 5′

Emerald Gaiety Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 2′

Golden Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus ‘Aureo-marginatus’

Height: 6′

Spread: 3′

Manhattan Euonymus

Euonymus kiautschovicus ‘Manhattan’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 5′

Moonshadow Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Moonshadow’

Height: 3′

Spread: 5′

Purpleleaf Wintercreeper Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’

Height: 2′

Spread: 6-8′

Silver King Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus ‘Silver King’

Height: 6′

Spread: 3′

Heather

Height:

Spread:

Heavenly Bamboo

Compact Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Compacta’

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3′

Firepower Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’

Height: 30″

Spread: 30″

Flirt Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Murasaki’ FLIRT

Height: 1-2′

Spread: 1.5-2′

Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’

Height: 3-3.5′

Spread: 3′

Obsession Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Obsession’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 4-6′

Plum Passion Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Monum’

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3′

Sienna Sunrise Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Monfar’

Height: 3-4

Spread: 2

Woods Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Woods Dwarf’

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 2-3′

Holly

Berry Magic Kids Combo Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Girl’ & ‘Blue Boy’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 3-6′

Berry Magic Royalty Combo Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Prince’ & ‘Blue Princess’

Height: 8-10′

Spread: 6-8′

Blue Boy Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Boy’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 3-6′

Blue Girl Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Girl’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 3-6″

Blue Prince Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Prince’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 3-6′

Blue Princess Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Princess’

Height: 8-10′

Spread: 6-8′

Little Rascal Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Mondo’

Height: 2′

Spread: 3′

Scallywag Holly

Ilex x meserveae ‘Monnieves

Height: 4′

Spread: 3′

Sky Pencil Japanese Holly

Ilex crenata ‘Sky Pencil’

Height: 6-8′

Spread: 2-3′

Variegated English Holly

Ilex aquifolium ‘Argentea Marginata’

Height: 15-20′

Spread: 8-12′

Kalmia

Elf Dwarf Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia ‘Elf’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Minuet Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia ‘Minuet’

Height: 3′

Spread: 3′

Olympic Fire Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia ‘Olympic Fire’

Height: 5′

Spread: 4-5′

Mountain Mahogany

Alder Leaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus montanus

Height: 8-12′

Spread: 4-8′

Curl Leaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus ledifolius

Height: 10-15′

Spread: 10-15′

Little Leaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus intricatus

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3-4′

Oregon Grape Holly

Oregon Grape Holly

Mahonia aquifolium

Height: 3-6′

Spread: 3-6′

Compact Oregon Grape Holly

Mahonia aquifolium ‘Compacta’

Height: 2-3′

Spread:3-4′

Creeping Oregon Grape Holly

Mahonia repens

Height: 12-18″

Spread: 2′

Photina

Fraser Red Tip Photina

Photinia x fraseri

Height: 8-12′

Spread: 8-10′

Pyracantha

Lowboy Pyracantha

Pyracantha coccinea ‘Lowboy’

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 6-8′

Yukon Bell Pyracantha

Pyracantha angustifolia ‘Monon’

Height: 8-10

Spread: 6-8′

Rhododendron

Height:

Spread:

Silverberry

Elaeagnus pungens ‘Fruitlandii’

Height: 6-10′

Spread: 6-10′

Yucca

Adams Needle Yucca

Yucca filamentosa

Height: 2-4′

Spread: 2-4′

Banana Yucca

Yucca baccata

Height: 2-3′ Foliage, 4-6′ Bloom

Spread: 10′

Blue Beaked Yucca

Yucca rostrata

Height: 6-15′

Spread: 8′

Blue Sentry Yucca

Yucca flaccida ‘Blue Sentry’

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 2-3′

Colorguard Adams Needle Yucca

Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 4′

Golden Sword Yucca

Yucca filamentosa ‘Golden Sword’

Height: 3-4′ Foliage, 4-6′ Blooms

Spread: 5′

Ivory Tower Yucca

Yucca filamentosa ‘Ivory Tower’

Height: 3-4′ Foliage, 6′ Blooms

Spread: 3-4′

Joshua Tree Yucca

Yucca brevifolia

Height: 15-30′

Spread: 15-30′