In every garden development of this kind, a touch of evergreen foliage, the texture of which is peculiar to evergreen plantings, is essential to lend the desired interest to the garden. These evergreens are extremely dwarf in character and not vigorous in their habit of growth.

Buxus suffruticosa

Dwarf Box Chamaecyparis obtusa nana

Dwarf Japanese Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa nana aurea Dwarf Golden Japanese Cypress

Cornus canadensis Bunchberry

Daphne cneorum Garland Flower

Erica vagans Cornish Heath

Gaultheria procumbens

Wintergreen Juniperus communis

Common Juniper

Juniperus sabina Savin Juniper

Juniperus sabina tamariscifolia Tamarisk-leaved Savin

Linnaea borealis Twin Flower

Mahonia repens

Creeping Mahonia Pachistima canbyi

Canby's Mountain Lover Pachysandra terminalis

Japanese Spurge

Picea excelsa gregoriana

Gregory's Dwarf Norway Spruce Pieris floribunda

Mountain Fetterbush

Pinus montana mughus Dwarf Mountain Pine

Pyxidanthera barbulata Flowering Moss

Rhododendron carolinianum Dwarf Rhododendron

Rhododendron ferrugineum Rusty-leaved Rhododendron

Shortia galacifolia

Shortia Taxus baccata repandens

Spreading English Yew Taxus canadensis

Ground Yew

Taxus cuspidata nana Japanese Yew