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John Rickard

(Heavenly Bamboo)

A medium-sized tender evergreen shrub often planted near temples in its native China and Japan, heavenly bamboo is prized by gardeners worldwide for its colorful lacy leaves and attractive flowers and fruit. The cultivar 'Wood's Dwarf' is noted for its diminutive size and its particularly vivid fall and winter color. The airy compound leaves are purple-red when young and bright red in fall and winter, often with orange highlights. The foliage and stiff upright stems suggest those of bamboo, particularly...

(Tea Olive)

The showy white blooms of Delavay’s tea olive are the most breathtaking of all Osmanthus. In late winter and early spring, the fragrant flowers awaken the senses when most other plants are still slumbering in dormancy. This large Chinese broadleaf evergreen shrub is slow-growing but develops a pleasing rounded habit with slightly arching branches when mature.

The small, oval, dark green leaves have a lustrous sheen and sharp, holly-like teeth along the edges. From late winter to early...

Image of Osmanthus fragrans photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Sweet Olive, Sweet Osmanthus)

Renowned for the powerful apricot fragrance of its flowers, this broadleaf evergreen shrub or small tree is native to China, Japan and the Himalayas. The small, tubular, white flowers occur in autumn and spring, and sometimes at other seasons. Yellow- and orange-flowered forms are sometimes cultivated. The leaves are glossy and dark green with toothed or smooth edges.

Sweet olive thrives in moist, acidic to neutral, well-drained soils and partial shade or full sun. It appreciates shelter from...

(Burkwood Osmanthus)

This medium-sized, rounded, evergreen shrub is the hybrid between the West Asian native Osmanthus decorus and the East Asian O. delavayi.

The glossy, dark green, oval leaves of this dense, slow-growing shrub are paired along upright to spreading stems. The leaves are leathery and weakly toothed. Small, white, intensely fragrant blooms appear in the leaf axils in spring. Most plants do not fruit.

This shrub thrives in full to partial sun and moist, well-drained...

Image of Osmanthus x fortunei photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(False Holly, Fortune's Osmanthus)

This large, rounded, evergreen shrub is the hybrid of the Asian natives Osmanthus fragrans (sweet olive) and O. heterophyllus (holly-leaf osmanthus). The glossy, dark green, toothed leaves resemble holly foliage. Leaves on mature plants are sometimes smooth. Small white, cream, or orange flowers with an intense apricot fragrance occur in autumn and sometimes in spring.

This shrub thrives in moist, acidic to neutral, well-drained soil and partial shade or full sun. It...

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James H. Schutte

(Fortune's Osmanthus, Fruitlandii Fortune's Osmanthus)

This large, rounded, evergreen shrub is a hybrid of the Asian natives Osmanthus fragrans (sweet olive) and O. heterophyllus (holly-leaf osmanthus). The glossy, dark green, toothed, holly-like leaves are purple-tinged when young, maturing to bluish green. Leaves on mature plants are sometimes smooth. Small, creamy white flowers with an intense apricot fragrance occur in autumn and sometimes in spring.

'Fruitlandii' thrives in moist, acidic to neutral, well-drained soil and partial shade or full...

Image of Pachysandra photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Spurge)

Most familiar to gardeners in the form of Japanese spurge (Pachysandra terminalis), these attractive and serviceable dwarf shrubs are among the best groundcovers for shady areas of temperate gardens. They are grown primarily for their handsome whorled, toothed, evergreen or semi-evergreen leaves, which provide a dense low cover. Short spikes of frothy white flowers lend additional interest in spring. Japanese spurge is a large-scale and widely used groundcover with glossy evergreen leaves...

Image of Pachysandra terminalis photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Pachysandra)

This trailing shrub from China and Japan is one of the best and most widely used evergreen groundcovers for shaded sites. Glossy dark green oval leaves cluster in large whorls at the end of prostrate stems, forming a dense mat of foliage. Plants spread by far-reaching underground runners to eventually cover large areas. Short frothy spikes of small flowers adorn the stem tips in late spring. Several cultivars have been selected for leaf color and habit.

Pachysandra likes partial to full shade...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Japanese Spurge)

One of the best and most widely used evergreen groundcovers for shaded sites, Japanese spurge is a trailing shrub from China and Japan. The cultivar 'Green Carpet' is prized for its especially dark glossy-green foliage and low ground-hugging habit. The handsome leaves cluster in large whorls at the end of prostrate stems, forming a dense mat of foliage. Plants spread by far-reaching underground runners to eventually cover large areas. Short frothy spikes of small flowers adorn the stem tips in late...

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James H. Schutte

(Japanese Spurge, Silver Edge Japanese Spurge)

One of the best and most widely used evergreen groundcovers for shaded sites, Japanese spurge is a trailing shrub from China and Japan. The leaves of the cultivar 'Silver Edge' are rimmed with creamy-white. The handsome leaves cluster in large whorls at the end of prostrate stems, forming a dense mat of foliage. Plants spread by underground runners which are less wide-ranging than those of plain-leaved forms. Short frothy spikes of small flowers adorn the stem tips in late spring.

Pachysandra...