During winter, evergreen perennials not only add winter interest to the garden but can also conceal the dying foliage of other plants. Flowering evergreens present colorful displays in various seasons. Unlike herbaceous perennials that die back to the ground in cold weather, evergreen perennials provide texture and color to your garden all year long.
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Evergreen perennials are year round workhorses. No matter the season, an evergreen perennial can add texture and visual appeal to the garden. Our catalog features many of the best evergreen perennials for all purposes; full sun to shade, drought-tolerant to bog plants, flowering in all colors of the rainbow.
During winter, evergreen perennials not only add winter interest to the garden but can also conceal the dying foliage of other plants. Flowering evergreens present colorful displays in various seasons. For example, Dianthus starts flowering in spring, while evergreen perennials like Helleborus orientalis (aka Helleborus x hybridus) flower in winter. A number of evergreen perennials are shade loving plants like liriope or ophiopogon, and groundcovers such as asarum. There are also deer-resistant evergreens like yucca and most hardy garden ferns. We have a wide and ever-changing selection of the best online plants for all of your gardening needs. When you are ready to buy winter interest plants for your garden, check out our online list of evergreen perennials for sale.
Check out our Gardening Unplugged video - Gardening with Evergreen Perennials - A Walk in the Garden with Tony Avent. Full transcript with a list of all evergreen perennials mentioned here.