Lithodora: Evergreen and Electric Blue Radiance
Lithodora is an evergreen perennial that blooms profusely in the Spring. The electric blue blossoms are tiny but pack a big punch in full bloom. Here’s everything you need to know. May 20, 2018 update: There is a new update about Lithodora that I’ve written, as additional information to this post. The link is at the bottom [...]
A stunning evergreen shrub to place at the back of your garden bed is the Castle Wall™ Blue Holly. Growing to an impressive 5 to 8-feet tall, but only 3 to 4-wide this holly is perfect for mid-sized gardens as it’s narrow, pyramidal shape won’t overwhelm the garden bed.
22 Colorful Shrubs That Put on a Gorgeous Show All Season Long With Their Foliage
When you think of a shrub, a forest-green bush probably comes to mind. However, there are so many colorful shrub varieties out that offer foliage of multiple hues and even flowers. Put on a spring-to-fall show in your landscape with these shrubs that offer spectacular foliage (and some are even evergreen).
Pinus contorta var. latifolia 'Chief Joseph' _ Lodgepole Pine _
Green summer needles begin turning gold in the fall. By winter, this plant is absolutely brilliant gold. It was found in the Wallowa Mountains by Doug Will of Sandy, OR during a hunting trip. He supposedly used an axe to dig it. This variety has proven to be difficult to propagate - yellow and some variegated conifers are typically more difficult to graft. Chief Joseph (1840-1904) was the chief of the Wallow Valley Nez Perce tribe. He became famous in 1877 for leading a three and a…