How to use Evergreen in a sentence
They are magnificent evergreen trees, with apparently whorled branches, and stiff, flattened, pointed leaves, found in Brazil and Chile, Polynesia and Australia.
At a few points, such as Nikita near Livadia and Alupka, where plants have been acclimatized by human agency, the Californian Wellingtonia, the Lebanon cedar, many evergreen trees, the laurel, the cypress, and even the Anatolian palm (Chamaerops excelsa) flourish.
The alternate leaves are more or less deeply sinuated or cut in many species, but in some of the deciduous and many of the evergreen kinds are nearly or quite entire on the margin.
Grown warm through the winter the plant would remain evergreen.
The common English bramble is practically evergreen, the leaves lasting through winter and until the new leaves are developed next spring.Advertisement
The main stair tower is clad with the rendered insulation system for its full height, and vertical wires will support an evergreen clematis.
Ivy is our only native woody evergreen climber and it makes a wonderful contribution both to the beauty of our woodlands and its ecology.
Climbing Plants A pruning and planting schedule for evergreen and deciduous climbers.. .
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor is a hardy evergreen perennial which forms a low mound to about 18 " in well drained soil.
Hedera helix, is the only native British evergreen climbing shrub.Advertisement
In time this English holly forms a tall conical tree - making a majestic, evergreen specimen plant for large gardens or parks.
Viburnum tinus is a commonly grown shrub, with evergreen leaves.
Rustic chandeliers can also be made from wrought iron and often feature images such as wildlife, evergreen trees, pinecones or Native American symbols.
A leafy or flowering branch from a magnolia or evergreen tree will look interesting without any fabric.
If you collect bird figurines, repurpose a few cardinals to perch among your evergreen spray or cascade.Advertisement
Also referred to as Mehendi, henna is a product derived from an evergreen plant with crushed dried berries added to form its reddish brown color or black hue.
Lastly, it unites musk, black amber and the heady, evergreen goodness of Sequoia.
Gingerbread is as traditional for Christmas as an evergreen dripping with tinsel or candy canes.
Fake snow can be sprayed on the corners of the windows for a wintry scene, and small evergreen boughs can be randomly strewn on table tops for color.
For an environmentally conscious gift, you can give your guests an evergreen seedling to be taken home and planted.Advertisement
A miniature swag of ivy, evergreen, or metallic garland would work nicely as part of the pew décor.
To decorate the head table, have a garland of ivy or evergreen sweep across the front of the table.
A noble evergreen Tree Fern, having a stout trunk, 30 feet high or more, the fronds forming a magnificent crown, often 20 to 30 feet across.
Araujia Sericofera - A bold and distinct evergreen climber, not hardy everywhere, but where it succeeds in a southern county flowers, and in late summer bears curious fruits.
Aristotelia - A. macqui is a hardy Chilian shrub of the Lime Tree family, chiefly esteemed for its handsome evergreen foliage.Advertisement
A. microphylla is a graceful evergreen shrub, with many small flowers, succeeded in autumn by small orange-red berries.
It is a spreading evergreen, flowering sparsely on heavy and cold soil, but on light soils often blooming freely in May; the flowers yellow, about 1 1/2 inches across, but not pretty.
Bear-berry (Arctostaphylos) - Mostly trailing alpine evergreen of the Heath order, of which few are in cultivation.
A. Uva-ursi (Bear-berry) is a dwarf evergreen mountain shrub, 1 foot high, sometimes grown with rock plants.
Division. A. nitida is a Mexican half-hardy evergreen with shining green leaves and white flowers.
Hardy evergreen perennials, of which V. graeca is the handsomest, and bears a strong resemblance to the better-known V. utriculata, long cultivated in gardens.
Blue-bell Creeper (Sollya) - Beautiful evergreen climbing shrubs from Australia, mostly grown under glass but hardy in the open air in the warmest parts of the south-west of England, Wales, and Ireland.
B. erectus is a dwarf evergreen Ericaceous bush, from 8 inches to 1 foot high, bearing pretty pinkish flowers.
R. Alaternus is a stout evergreen from the Mediterranean region, with small rounded leaves of firm texture, and variable as to habit, but often straggling.
This dense, much-branched evergreen rarely grows more than 2 feet high, and its thick, white, twining roots strike deep into the ground.
Californian Laurel (Umbellularia Californica) - A handsome evergreen tree, seldom planted, though hardy in our southern gardens and suited to walls where too tender for the open.
In its own land it makes a noble evergreen tree 90 to 100 feet high, with a trunk diameter of 4, 6, or even 8 feet in rare instances where the trees have endured for centuries.
Under those favourable conditions it forms a pretty evergreen bush in bloom nearly all the year.
Where a very dwarf evergreen edging is required for a shrubbery, or for beds of shrubs, it is one of the best plants known, as on any soil it quickly forms spreading masses almost as low as the lawn-grass.
Chinese Jasmine (Trachelospermum) - Climbing shrubs with evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers, hardy upon warm walls in favoured places.
Coprosma - Dwarf evergreen shrubs from New Zealand, best seen in shore and southern gardens, and most at home on a bold rock garden.
Coprosma Baueri - One of the best for outdoor planting in the South of England, it forms a handsome evergreen, with glossy, oval, or oblong leaves, which are thick in texture, 2 to 3 inches long, and up to 2 1/2 inches wide.
It is not such a fine evergreen as some of the other species, and cannot be said to be very ornamental.
Coral Barberry (Berberidopsis) - B. corallina is a beautiful evergreen climbing shrub from Chili, hardy enough for open walls in the southern counties.
Corokia - Two pretty evergreen shrubs from New Zealand, allied to the Dogwoods, and hardy only in the warmer parts of Britain.
Though really evergreen, the leaves are so small and scattered that even in full growth the plant has a peculiar appearance, and yet so thickly do the stems interlace that there is no suggestion of nakedness.
Crowberry (Empetrum) - E. nigrum is a small evergreen Heath-like bush, of the easiest culture, which may be associated with the dwarfer rock shrubs.
These plants seem to be hardy enough in the southern districts of Britain, and rich as we are in evergreen plants in Britain, these are distinct enough to take a good place.
Deer Berry (Mitchella) - M. repens is a neat, trailing, small evergreen herb, 2 or 3 inches high, with white flowers in summer, succeeded by small bright red berries.
Desfontainea - In favoured gardens along the southern coast, and in other mild parts, D. spinosa, a very beautiful evergreen shrub from Chili, can be grown and flowered out of doors.
Distylium - Two species of small evergreen trees allied to the Witch Hazel, and much used for hedges in China and Japan.
It is an evergreen with small leaves, and bears a profusion of large panicles of small white flowers.
It is slender, with evergreen leaves, and in early summer every shoot is wreathed with small white trumpet-shaped flowers.
Fire Bush (Embothrium) - E. coccineum is a very beautiful South American evergreen shrub of the Protea family, hardy in warm parts of Britain, even without the protection of a wall.
Fitzroys Cypress (Fitzroya Patagonica) - A graceful, and in its own country, stately evergreen forest tree, with some claim to hardiness in Devon, Cornwall, and the south and sea-coast of Ireland.
Elliptica is a fine Californian Evergreen, and beautiful winter-flowering shrub.
It is evergreen, and carries its color throughout the year.
Golden Chestnut (Castanopsis Chrysophylla) - A beautiful evergreen tree of the Pacific Coast of N.America, coming between the Oaks and the Chestnuts.
Golden Drop (Onosma) - O. taurica is an evergreen perennial, 6 to 12 inches high, soon forming dense tufts, and bearing in summer drooping clusters of clear yellow almond-scented blossoms.
It is evergreen, the strong rounded shoots reaching a height of 12 feet or more, armed with strong, straight green prickles; the branches slender, and usually spineless.
It is evergreen, and easily recognised by its leathery, bright green, three-nerved leaves, elliptic in shape.
One of the finest is L. prostratum, a spreading little evergreen having flowers of a lovely blue, with faint reddish-violet stripes, in great profusion when the plant is well grown.
Viburnum Davidii - Of little flower beauty, this distinct species is valuable for its evergreen character, hardiness, and the mound-like cushions formed by its handsome leathery foliage.
It is evergreen, foliage is handsome, each leaf 3 to 6 inches long, leathery, and of a lustrous dark green.
Wall Hairbell (Campanula Portenschlagiana) - A dense tufted evergreen kind, with small bright green leaves, so dense as to obscure the foot-stalks, 1 inch or more in length, by which they are supported.
The Hardy Sarcococcas (Sarcococca) - Are neat and pleasing evergreen shrubs possessed of but a modest flower beauty, though of more than ordinary value, because of their suitability to shaded positions and their rich green lustrous foliage.
S. vulgare is one of the best known of hardy evergreen British Ferns, and broken into numberless interesting forms and varieties, some being very beautiful.
A few of the characteristic forms of each group might be used where collections of hardy Ferns are being formed, being evergreen and diversified in form.
It would prove, I think, a good evergreen hedge plant where the dangerous poison of our own Yew makes its use impossible in any place to which horses or cattle have access.
Heteromeles Arbutifolia - A Californian evergreen tree, thriving in high ground in our southern counties, also near the coast in the north of Ireland, as at Castlewellan.
Himalayan Laurel (Aucuba) - A noble evergreen which came into this country in a curious way.
The natural plant is the best evergreen yet introduced.
Where an evergreen covert is desired under trees it might be well to use Aucubas-it is so easily increased, that it would not be difficult to get a stock.
Holboellia - H. latifolia is a beautiful evergreen climbing shrub from the Himalayas, hardy against walls in the southern and the warm districts.
This is a low evergreen with the spreading and freely-branched habit of a Cotoneaster, with small leathery leaves and inconspicuous flowers, followed by small berries covered with tiny black specks.
American, the species ilicifolia being quite a choice evergreen, Holly-like shrub, but smoother and thinner, it bearing weeping racemes nearly a foot long.
Ivy (Hedera) - H. helix is the most beautiful evergreen climber of our northern and temperate world, and is a noble garden plant that may be used in many ways.
Its thick evergreen leaves are of a dark color, and its flowers, which are large, white, and sweet-scented, are in clusters terminating the young branches.
Its large evergreen leaves are handsome, and in warm districts it flowers, the blossoms white, but it does not fruit in the open air in England.
There is first the Narrow-leaved Phillyraea (P. angustifolia), 15 feet or so in height, with long narrow leaves which may be small and narrow, as in rosmarinifolia, a fine dwarf evergreen from Italy.
Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis Fruticosa) - A shrubby kind, hardy in warm dry soils, with evergreen stems at times reaching 6 to 8 feet, but mostly 3 or 4 feet high, and clothed with evergreen woolly-grey leaves of wrinkled texture.
Kadsura Japonica - A climbing evergreen of Japan, belonging to the Magnolia family, bearing scarlet berries in clusters.
Keteleerea Fortunei - A Chinese evergreen tree, said to attain 100 feet in its own country.
Among many fine hardy evergreen and herbaceous plants Lady Ferns might be planted with advantage; they will thrive in a little shade where protected from drying winds.
Lardizabala - L. biternata is a handsome evergreen climber from Chili, hardy enough for walls in the south and coast districts; the foliage a deep green, the leaflets thick.
Any of the Pyrolas are worth growing in thin mossy copses on light sandy vegetable soil, or in moist and half-shady parts of the rock garden or the fernery, where they make neat evergreen carpets, flowering in summer.
It makes a neat little evergreen bush 2 or 3 feet high, and has small leaves on slender stems, in May bearing clusters of small white flowers.
It is one of the choicest of evergreen hardy shrubs, and thrives with Rhododendrons and Azaleas in peat soil.
L. ixioides, a New Zealand plant, is also a handsome evergreen species, with narrow grassy foliage and small white blossoms.
Gilliesii, another fine evergreen form from Chili, differs from that just described in its short erect trunk, and shorter fronds on pale green stalks.
Lomatia - Evergreen shrubs of slow growth, with finely-cut fern-like leaves so tough in texture that they outlast almost any other foliage.
L. elegantissima, of New Zealand, has also proved fairly hardy, and with other kinds, such as L. filicifolia and L. propinqua, might be given a trial with the choicer evergreen shrubs in the sheltered shore gardens of Devon and Cornwall.
The chief are L. ligustrina, frondosa, and rubiginosa, which have evergreen foliage and small white blossoms.
It is well fitted for the spring garden and the mixed border, and for growing with evergreen Candy-tufts and Aubrietias.
Where the evergreen Magnolia does best is in the nooks between bay windows or irregular fronts of dwelling-houses, buttresses on extra high walls also affording a good shelter.
Mastic Trees (Pistacia) - Summer-leafing and evergreen trees, generally not hardy enough in England to be of much value in our gardens.
P. Lenticus, an evergreen shrub, or small tree, occasionally 15 to 20 feet high, is a native of the Mediterranean region, and produces the resinous substance known as mastic.
Its stately form and tall stature are effective in the mixed border or in a nook in a bed of evergreen shrubs.
It grows on many trees, both evergreen and summer-leafing-orchard trees, Limes, Poplars, Elms, Willows, Hornbeam, Beech, Acacia, Horse-chestnut, Firs-rarely on the Oak in Britain.
It is a small evergreen shrub, bearing in summer numerous urn-shaped flowers about 1 1/2 inches long and of a brilliant scarlet, thriving in a mixture of sandy peat and loam, in a moist sheltered spot with perfect drainage.
Mountain Avens (Dryas) - Mountain plants of the Rose family, containing two or three dwarf alpine plants of spreading growth and neat evergreen foliage.
Drummondi, a dwarf, hardy, evergreen trailer, with flower-stems 3 to 8 inches high; its yellow flowers, 1 inch across, appear in summer.
D. octopetala, a creeping evergreen, forming dense tufts, with pretty white flowers.
This is a true evergreen, with thick glossy dark green leaves, sometimes variegated, and forms a neat carpet in the rock garden.
Ceanothus Divaricatus - ows as a dense broad evergreen bush of about 10 feet high.
Ceanothus Rigidus - a sub-evergreen, or in sheltered places an evergreen, rarely exceeding 6 feet in height, the branches stiff and wiry; the flowers, in clusters on the sides of the young shoots, are deep purple, in April and May.
Ceanothus Verrucosus - rms a thickly branched evergreen bush about 6 feet high.
Muhlenbeckia - These graceful free-growing evergreen trailers are useful as coverings for trellis-work or rocks or stumps.
Myrsine Africana - A curious little evergreen found in many parts of the world-India, China, etc.-and of very neat habit.
It has evergreen foliage, and in early summer long dense clusters of large bright yellow flowers similar to those of the Laburnum, but larger.
New Zealand Ribbon-wood (Hoheria Populnea) - An evergreen shrub from New Zealand, in flower and habit like a coarse-leaved Deutzia, and not at all like the Mallows, to which it is related.
Elaeagnus Macrophylla - n evergreen species from China and Japan, has large roundish leaves, greyish above and silvery beneath.
It is quite distinct in appearance from any other hardy shrub, and is a very fine silvery evergreen, distinct in effect.
Osteomeles Anthylidifolia - A small evergreen shrub from 5 to 6 feet high, mostly grown upon walls in this country, but fairly hardy in the south-west.
Ozothamnus - O. rosmarinifolius is a neat little evergreen shrub almost hardy in the south and coast districts, with small, Rosemary-like leaves, and about the end of summer bears dense clusters of small white flowers.
Pachystima - A group of low evergreen shrubs, like the Euonymus, the two best known being from the mountains of N.W. America.
Partridge Berry (Gaultheria) - Dwarf evergreen shrubs, G. procumbens having berries which give it a charm in winter, when it is one of the brightest plants in the rock garden.
Pepino (Philesia) - P. buxifolia is an exquisite dwarf shrub, with large carmine-red Lapageria-like bells (2 inches long) nestling among and suffusing with their rich color the sombre evergreen foliage.
Phyllodoce - A dwarf evergreen mountain shrub with pretty bell flowers, thriving only in cool parts of a good rock garden.
Plumfruited Yew (Prumnopitys Elegans) - An evergreen tree from chili, allied to the common Yew, of dense growth and cheerful green color.
Podocarpus - Evergreen trees of the Yew tribe, tender in Britain save in the mildest parts.
The evergreen Polypodiums associate well with flowering plants that do not require frequent removing, and they may be made to cover bare spaces beneath trees, or to overrun stumps.
They are dwarf evergreen rock garden and choice border plants.
It bears pretty blue flowers, on stems from 6 to 12 inches in height, and is evergreen.
The plant is almost evergreen; leaves dark green and shining; the flowers large, milk-white, sweetly scented, of a pretty cupped form.
The variety grandiflora is an improvement, with very large flowers and its leaves almost evergreen.
Samolus - S. littoralis is a pretty trailing plant, with long slender stems, small evergreen foliage, and numerous pink blossoms in summer.
Sand Myrtle (Leiophyllum) - L. buxifolium is a neat, pretty, and tiny shrub, forming compact bushes 4 to 6 inches high, with evergreen leaves resembling those of the Box.
Schinus - Evergreen shrubs allied to the Sumacs.
S. rotundifolius is an evergreen kind with silvery leaves, from Utah.
Either alone or in groups they have a fine effect, as an undergrowth to trees in the pleasure garden or in the shadier parts of the garden, and are evergreen.
Snakes-beard (Ophiopogon) - Herbaceous perennials, about 1 1/2 feet high, the flowers, usually small, lilac, appearing late in summer and in autumn in spikes, 2 to 5 inches long, rising from grassy tufts of evergreen foliage.
Some are evergreen and some are summer-leafing, and all love cool and moist places.
Spruce Fir (Picea) - Usually stately evergreen cone-bearing trees of the northern world and mountains, including among them the common Norway Spruce and the Douglas Fir, usually doing best in moist valley soils.
Stauntonia - S. hexaphylla is a fine evergreen twining pinnate-leaved shrub from China, hardy enough in the warmer parts of these islands for walls.
Strawberry Tree (Arbutus) - Evergreen shrubs of much beauty, both of flower and form of leaf or bush, coming from warmer countries thrive best on our sea-shore or warmer districts.
These shrubs succeed best in a deep light loam, and will thrive on chalky soils much better than many other evergreen shrubs.
The Ledum-leaved Azalea (A. ledifolia) is a hardy evergreen shrub, also from China, with white flowers, large and open, like A. indica.
The last is a good evergreen of dense growth, with fragrant leaves, green through the winter.
Sycopsis Sinensis - An evergreen shrub, in its native China a low tree growing at rather high altitudes.
The plant is evergreen, and forms masses of firm leathery leaves from which issue dainty feathery plumes of creamywhite flowers late in spring.
Tasmanian Laurel (Anopterus Glandulosa) - A vigorous evergreen shrub with dark, shining green leaves, bearing long, erect, terminal racemes of white cup-shaped flowers, resembling the blossoms of Clethra arborea, but larger.
Thymelaea Nivalis - A little evergreen shrub, native of the Pyrenees, and closely allied to the Daphnes.
Z. planispinum is an interesting shrub of dense growth, with glossy evergreen leaves and branches covered with stout compressed spines.
Z. Bungeanum also bears evergreen leaves of a cheerful green, and more finely divided than in planispinum.
T. dependens bears white bell-shaped flowers fringed around the mouth, drooping gracefully from the under side of the branches of an elegant evergreen shrub, which thrives in the open air in our warmest coast gardens.
Trochodendron - The only species is T. aralioides, a rare evergreen shrub from moist mountain woods of Japan, hardy in our southern gardens.
Twin Flower (Linnaea) - A little evergreen creeper, L. borealis having slender upright stalks bearing two flowers each, delicately fragrant white, often tinged with pink, and drooping.
Umbrella Pine (Sciadopitys Verticillata) - A stately evergreen tree attaining a height of upwards of 100 feet in its own land, and forming a dense pyramid of verdure of remarkable beauty.
The heart-shaped evergreen leaves are produced in cushion-like tufts, and in autumn are a rich crimson.
Wulfenia - W. carinthiaca is a dwarf, almost stemless evergreen herb, bearing in summer showy spikes, 12 to 18 inches high, of drooping purplish-blue flowers.
An evergreen creeping shrub in the same family as Huckleberry and Foxberry.
In colder winter climates, the leaves will turn coppery or purplish in color, but do remain evergreen year round.
It's evergreen in really warm climates but dies back to the ground after a sharp frost.
In many areas the plant is evergreen, giving some interest to the winter garden.
Large two-inch flowers cover the glossy evergreen foliage in late spring.
Trumpet honeysuckle grows in zones three to nine, and is evergreen in the warmer regions of its growing area.
Some clematis that hail from warm climates remain evergreen, but the species commonly grown in gardens in North America are deciduous and lose their leaves each fall.
Helleborus or hellebores, are a flowering perennial that is prized for its evergreen foliage in addition to its blossoms.
A large evergreen wreath could be decorated with candles as well as adding the candles to greenery on your railing or banister.
Browse the aisles and you'll find pine cones of various sizes, both fake and fresh evergreen boughs, fake snow, plastic berries, and Styrofoam and wire wreath forms.
In fact, wreaths have evolved from the basic evergreen bough and pine cone variety.
The evergreen Christmas tree is a perennial symbol of Christmas throughout the world.
Though originally a large evergreen, today's trees take many forms.
However, a small tree or evergreen branch, often artificial, is frequently added to the decorations.
During the Middle Ages, Scandinavians and Germans brought small evergreen trees inside their homes to show their hope for the forthcoming spring.
Using an evergreen tree as a symbol of good fortune.
Few things take the place of a fresh evergreen tree at the holidays, but caring for a live Christmas tree can be a daunting task.
The aroma of the evergreen adds a charming fragrance to a holiday home.
Most agree that the practice of placing an evergreen tree in the home and decorating it during the holiday season was first popularized in Germany in the 16th century, but the consensus tends to stop there.
Some believe the tradition of evergreen boughs indoors began as a pagan ritual during the winter solstice, which usually occurs around December 23.
They decorated with evergreen branches to remind themselves that life continued even during the dismal winter months.
The story goes that Luther walked through an evergreen forest the day before Christmas and saw stars shining through the trees.
Whether a live evergreen or a modern synthetic version, the tree is elaborately festooned with lights, ornaments and garlands.
The fireplace will have stockings hung waiting for Santa and evergreen garlands on the mantel.
Celtic jewelry is almost evergreen, never likely to go out of style or fashion.
Many of these bags are also available in other colors as well, including navy, deep chocolate, cranberry, and evergreen.
The Evergreen State College website contains a long list of educational coloring books for children online.
At the time, the Disney executives behind the film wanted to make sure that the film stayed evergreen to new and growing audiences.
If you've got a pine tree (or really any evergreen tree) in your yard or near your home, you've got all the decoration you need.
You can use either a deciduous tree or an evergreen.
Cinnamon comes from the grated bark of an evergreen tree.
Cinnamon is derived from evergreen trees in south India and Sri Lanka.
Deep colors like mauve, plum, navy, and evergreen are also great for holiday lingerie pieces.
Unlike traditional web pages, which usually contain evergreen content, blog posts are constantly changing.
The so-called evergreen markets like books, movies and music are popular for advertisers to hit.
In Britain the evergreen oak is quite hardy in ordinary winters, and is useful to the ornamental planter from its capacity for resisting the sea gales; but it generally remains of small size.
Evergreen oaks and Conifers form the forests.
Its name is said to be part of an Indian word, neequeeantigo-sebi, meaning "evergreen."
The two species are evergreen trees of large size, indigenous to the west coast of North America.
Cneorum (Europe) is a hardy evergreen trailing shrub, with bright pink sweet-scented flowers.
When leaves fall off annually they are called deciduous; when they remain for two or more years they are persistent, and the plant is evergreen.
Under an act approved on the 25th of March 1903 a state board of charities and corrections, - consisting of six members, not more than three being of the same political party, appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, and holding office for twelve years, two retiring at the end of each quadrennium, - investigates, examines, and makes " reports upon the charitable, correctional and penal institutions of the state," excepting the Veterans' Home at Yountville, Napa county, and the Woman's Relief Corps Home at Evergreen, Santa Clara county.
The winters are cold, but short, and though fruit trees abound and are most prdductive, no evergreen trees or shrubs are to be met with within the province.
They are shrubs or low trees with evergreen or nearly evergreen opposite entire leaves, and dense clusters of small, white, tubular four-parted flowers, enclosing two stamens and succeeded by small, globular, usually black berries, each with a single pendulous seed.
Mock-privet is Phillyrea, a member of the same order and a small genus of ornamental hardy evergreen shrubs, natives of the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor.
One of the most characteristic trees of this zone is the peumo (Cryptocarya peumus), whose dense evergreen foliage is everywhere conspicuous.
The quillay (Quillaja saponaria) is another characteristic evergreen tree of this region, whose bark possesses saponaceous properties.
On the drift-sands of France, especially in the Gironde, forests have been formed mainly of this pine; the seeds, sown at first under proper shelter and protected by a thick growth of broom sown simultaneously, vegetate rapidly in the sea-sand, and the trees thus raised have, by their wind-drifted seed, covered much of the former desert of the Landes with an evergreen wood.
In Britain the plant is a hardy evergreen, and can only be looked upon as a large shrub or low tree.
The junipers, of which there are twenty-five or more species, are evergreen bushy shrubs or low columnar trees, with a more or less aromatic odour, inhabiting the whole of the cold and temperate northern hemisphere, but attaining their maximum development in the Mediterranean region, the North Atlantic islands, and the eastern United States.
In the countries bordering the Mediterranean are groves of oranges and olive trees, evergreen oaks, cork trees and pines, intermixed with cypresses, myrtles, arbutus and fragrant tree-heaths.
A peculiar character is imparted to the vegetation of this province by the growth over large tracts of evergreen shrubs and large herbaceous plants belonging to the Cistineae and Labiatae.
Evergreen oaks, chestnuts and conifers are the prevailing trees.
Evergreen oaks are a marked characteristic of the period, more than half the Swiss species being allied to living American forms. Fig-trees referred to 17 species occur, all with undivided leathery leaves; one is close to the banyan, another to the indiarubber-tree.
Among the more interesting plants of this deposit may be mentioned Torreya nucifera, now Japanese; an evergreen oak close to the common Quercus Ilex; Laurus canariensis, Apollonias canariensis, Persea carolinensis, and Ilex canariensis; Daphne pontica (a plant of Asia Minor); a species of box, scarcely differing from the English, and a bamboo.
When she opened them, they stood outside a stone faÃ§ade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.
This species is very common wherever the hosts, the evergreen Asiatic azaleas imported from Japan, occur.
The thing is, folk have been decorating evergreen boughs for a lot longer than there have been Christmas trees in folk's houses.
The tree is a tall evergreen, which produces long green seed pods that look rather like round broad beans.
This fat growing evergreen develops long shoots with small adhesive rootlets.
East Family Area - Green A tall evergreen or healthy shrub.
This is a semi evergreen - will come through a mild winter without too much trouble.
If you have evergreen ferns you will need to trim off all the brown dead leaves to allow the fresh to grow through.
White tinged pink scented flowers among congested evergreen foliage.
From the park gates a road runs through lowland evergreen forest before climbing steeply through well forested hills.
At the edge of Evergreen Cemetery overlooking a dusty suburb of Oakland in California is a small granite gravestone.
Give evergreen hedges a final trim over to make sure they are in shape for winter.
Yew and juniper, and the broadleaved evergreen holly are best grown in containers, and planted out when 2-3 years old.
Clematis, evergreen honeysuckles and climbing or rambling roses are delightful when used in this way.
Suspended in a frosty coating, these tassels resemble icicles hanging in there among glossy evergreen foliage.
Skimmia japonica Evergreen, white scented flowers in spring, followed, if male and female plants are grown together, by red berries.
The mountain regions are covered in evergreen laurel and heathered forests as well as extensive pine woods.
This handsome evergreen bay laurel standard comes ready planted in an elegant terracotta cylinder pot.
Asplenium nidus is one of about 700 evergreen and semi-evergreen ferns belonging to a genus whose species are found everywhere except Antarctica.
All the species are hardy, semi-evergreen to evergreen clump-forming rhizomatous perennials retaining their leaves throughout the winter.
Phlox divaricata Blue phlox divaricata Blue phlox Semi evergreen, grows to just over a foot high with lavender blue flowers.
There are approximately 400 species of deciduous and evergreen primulas mainly from the Northern hemisphere.
The evergreen Stuart Kestenbaum got on the podium in the Brands Hatch Season Starter last weekend, and is the highest-placed championship returnee.
Heuchera sanguinea Evergreen clumps of leaves with various silver veinings, purple shadings or gray to pewter bloomed surface.
Why have you decorated this evergreen with ornaments, lights, fake snow and Mylar plastic tinsel?
This will create a very dense, prickly evergreen hedge, which is shade tolerant, retaining the bright variegation even in the shade.
A nice unplanned combination is the berries of a yellow-flowered pyracantha against the bluish berries of an evergreen viburnum.
Scierophyllous Plants.These are plants with evergreen leathery ives, and typical of tropical, sub-tropical, and warm temperate gions; e.g., Quercus Suber, Ilex Aquifohium, Hedera Helix, Eucalyps Globulus, Rosmarinus officinalis.
The plants are mainly shrubs and trees; British representatives are Sambucus (elder), Viburnum (guelder-rose and wayfaring tree), Lonicera (honeysuckle) (see fig.); Adoxa (moschatel), a small herb with a creeping stem and small yellowish-green flowers, is occasionally found on damp hedge-banks; Linnaea, a slender creeping evergreen with a thread-like stem and pink bell-shaped flower, a northern plant, occurs in fir-forests and plantations in the north of England and Scotland.
The leaf is subjected to the smoke produced by burning in the green condition leafy branches of species of evergreen oaks (Quercus spp.).
The forests consist of several species of evergreen and deciduous oaks, " oyamel " (Abies religiosa), the arbutus or strawberry tree, the long-leaved Pinus liophylla and the short-leaved " ocote " or Pinus montezumae and the alder, with an undergrowth of elder (Sambucus mexicana), broom and shrubby heath.
The trees employed for screens should include both those of deciduous and of evergreen habit, and should suit the peculiarities of local soil and climate.
The walnut and oak (evergreen, holly-leaved and kermes) descend to the secondary heights, where they become mixed with alder, ash, khinjak, Arbor-vitae, juniper, with species of Astragalus, &c. Here also are Indigoferae and dwarf laburnum.
Evergreen Lodge - Lelant - Situated in a quite location on the outskirts of Lelant village.
Its course takes it through a taiga forest, full of evergreen trees.
Methyl salicylate is a natural product derived from the the wintergreen plant, an evergreen shrub.
The willow hybrid is an evergreen that grows about six feet a year in zones 4-8.
They are evergreen, but they do drop leaves throughout the year. many different sizes of magnolias are available, with some growing up to 60 feet tall.
Noble Fir stays fragrant longer than most evergreen needles and has a silvery-blue hue.
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The mangosteen tree (Garcinia mangostana), a tropical evergreen, produces small purple fruits with a hard rind.
You can make winter inspired ones from evergreen leaves (or any winter green leaf) you can find outside your home.
Various shades of green and blue make attractive secondary or accent colors, such as deep Evergreen, the crisp blue of a mountain lake or the beautiful blue-green tones of real turquoise.
Images commonly seen in lodge decor include evergreen trees, pinecones and a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, moose, bears, bison, wolves, eagles, and fish.
A small piece of evergreen tucked into the favor will represent longevity.
It does not possess the vigour of the other evergreen Iberises, but it is fitted for grouping with dwarf alpine flowers on warm parts of the rock garden in well-drained sandy loam.
This area offers spectacular mountain vistas and lush evergreen forests.
The higher mountains rise abruptly from the plains; on their slopes, clothed below almost exclusively with the more tropical forms, a vegetation of a warm temperate character, chiefly evergreen, soon begins to prevail, comprising Magnoliaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, subtropical Rosaceae, rhododendron, oak, Ilex, Symplocos, Lauraceae, Pinus longifolia, with mountain forms of truly tropical orders, palms, Pandanus, Musa, Vitis, Vernonia, and many others.
Quercus Ilex, the evergreen oak of southern Europe, is found in forests as far east as the Sutlej, accompanied with other European forms. In the higher parts of Afghanistan and Persia Boraginaceae and thistles abound; gigantic Umbelliferae, such as Ferula, Galbanum, Dorema, Bubon, Peucedanum, Prangos, and others, also characterize the same districts, and some of them extend into Tibet.
On the Swiss Alps it is one of the most prevalent and striking of the forest trees, its dark evergreen foliage often standing out in strong contrast to the snowy ridges and glaciers beyond.
The early colonists found quite half the surface of the archipelago covered with dense, evergreen forest, a luxuriant growth of pines and beeches, tangled and intertwined with palms, ferns of all sizes, wild vines and other parasites, and a rank, bushy, mossed undergrowth.
Near the town was the famous fountain of Sauros, inclosed by fruit-bearing poplars; and not far from this was another spring, overhung by an evergreen plane tree which in popular belief marked the scene of the amours of Zeus and Europa.
Dwarf close-growing evergreen cruciferous plants, adapted for rockwork and the front part of the flower border, and of the easiest culture.
Charming dwarf plants, mostly evergreen and of tufted habit, requiring well-worked rich sandy soil.
When she opened them, they stood outside a stone façade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.
The mistletoe is parasitic both on deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs.
The foliage in some of the numerous varieties is almost evergreen, and in Britain is retained long after the autumnal withering.
The first, to be seen on the coast and the western slopes of the highlands, is characterized by a number of evergreen shrubs with small leathery leaves, and by quickly-flowering spring plants.
The dense bush or jungle of evergreen trees, climbers and flowering shrub, which up to the middle of the 19th century covered the greater part of the coast belt, has largely disappeared.
Laureola, spurge laurel, a small evergreen shrub with green flowers in the leaf axils towards the ends of the branches and ovoid black very poisonous berries, is found in England in copses and on hedge-banks in stiff soils.
Division, or partition, is usually resorted to in the case of tufted growing plants, chiefly perennial herbs; they may be evergreen, as chamomile or thrift, or when dormant may consist only of underground crowns, as larkspur or lily-of-thevalley; but in either case the old tufted plant being dug up may be divided into separate pieces, each furnished with roots, and, when replanted, generally starting on its own account without much check.
Here the more common European plants and trees give place to the wild olive, the caper bush, the aloe, the cactus, the evergreen oak, the orange, the lemon, the palm and other productions of a tropical climate.
P. Parthenium eximium, 2 ft., is a handsome double white form of ornamental character for the mixed border; P. uliginosum, 5 to 6 ft., has fine large, white, radiate flowers in October; P. Tchihatchewii, a close-growing, dense evergreen, creeping species, with long-stalked, white flower-heads, is adapted for covering slopes in lieu of turf, and for rockwork.
The last two are evergreen, and afford varieties which differ in the colour of their flowers, while some are single and others double.
C. Pyracantha, known in gardens as pyracantha, is evergreen and has white flowers, appearing in May, and fine scarlet fruits of the size of a pea which remain on the tree nearly all the winter.
Hygrophytes.Plants which are sub-evergreen or evergreen but it scierophyllous, and which live in moist soils; e.g., Lastraea lix-mas, Poa pratensis, Carex ovalis, Plantago lanceolala, and ihillaea Millefolium.
Both these series contain numerous plant remains, evergreen oaks, magnolias, aralias, &c., and seams of lignite (coal), which is burnt; but in neither occur the marine beds of the United States.
The tree, as with the rest of the fir-tribe, except the larch, is evergreen; new leaves are developed every spring, but their fall is gradual.
The plants are evergreen shrubs and extremely useful for winter flowering.
Along the whole west coast the climate resembles nothing in the British Islands so much as Cork and Kerry, for there are the same wet gales from a western ocean, the same clouds gathering on the dripping sides of wild mountains, an equal absence of severe frosts and hot sunshine, and a rich and evergreen vegetation.
The evergreen oak is wild on the rocks about the Lake of Garda, and lemons are cultivated on a large scale, with partial protection in winter.
Smaller hedges may be formed of evergreen privet or of tree-box.
It is of evergreen habit, and requires a warm position on the rockwork and well-drained sandy soil; or a duplicate should be sheltered during winter in a cold, dry frame.
As cultivated in China it is an evergreen shrub growing to a height of from 3 to 5 ft.
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
The sugar-cane flourishes, the cotton-plant ripens to perfection, date-trees are seen in the gardens, the rocks are clothed with the prickly-pear or Indian fig, the enclosures of the fields are formed by aloes and sometimes pomegranates, the liquorice-root grows wild, and the mastic, the myrtle and many varieties of oleander and cistus form the underwood of the natural forests of arbutus and evergreen oak.
The lower part of it (up to about 6000 ft.) consists chiefly of forests of evergreen pines (Pines nigricans), the upper (up to about 6800 ft.) of birchwoods (Betula alba).
But the chief ornament of Lebanon is the Rhododendron ponticum, with its brilliant purple flower clusters; a peculiar evergreen, Vinca libanotica, also adds beauty to this zone.
It forms an evergreen bush, about 4 ft.
Trees which are called evergreen, as pines and evergreen-oak, are always deprived of a certain number of leaves at intervals, sufficient being left, however, to preserve their green appearance.
The coarse evergreen color of the small fir trees scattered here and there among the birches was an unpleasant reminder of winter.
Vermont (vert mont), the Green Mountain State, was so named from the evergreen forests of its mountains, whose principal trees are spruce and fir on the upper slopes and white pine and hemlock on the lower.
Amongst shrubby plants suitable for edgings are the evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), Euonymus radicans variegata, ivy, and Euonymus microphyllus - a charming little evergreen with small serrated leaves.