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... we only started with evergreens!
Even though our name is Johnston’s Evergreen Nursery, we do carry a full line of landscape plants.
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Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’ BURGUNDY GLOW CARPET BUGLE
2-6 in. (Zone 4) Low growing semi-evergreen foliage with blue flower spikes in May through early summer. Prefers partial shade. Does well in sunny area if soil is kept from drying out. Foliage is green, creamy white and pink tricolor.
Campanula carpatica 'Pearl Deep Blue' PEARL DEEP BLUE HAREBELL
8 in. (Zone 4) Deep blue flowers appear several weeks earlier that C.c. 'Blue Clips' with slightly smaller leaves.
Campanula carpatica 'White Clips' WHITE CARPATHIAN HAREBELL
6-9 in. (Zone 4) Low preader ofr rock gardens and front border plantings. Clumps of dark green foliage topped in summer by clusters of bright white flowers. Compact hybrid.
Ceratosigma plumbaginoides PLUMBAGO or BLUE LEADWORT
6-12 in. (Zone 5) Late summer-flowering herbaceous perennial. Does well in sun or partial shade. Flowers are electric blue. Foliage is green, turning red in fall.
Convallaria majalis 'Bordeaux' BORDEAUX LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY
Cotoneaster apiculata CRANBERRY COTONEASTER
Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Coral Beauty’ CORAL BEAUTY COTONEASTER
Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Scarlet Leader’ SCARLET LEADER COTONEASTER
Dianthus deltoides ‘Zing Rose’ ZING ROSE DIANTHUS
Dianthus ‘Frosty Fire’ FROSTY FIRE PINKS
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Firewitch’ FIREWITCH CHEDDER PINKS
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Tiny Rubies’ TINY RUBIES DIANTHUS or HARDY CARNATION
Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’ NIKKO SLENDER DEUTZIA
Galium odorata (Formerly Asperula ordata) SWEET WOODRUFF
6-9 in. (Zone 3) A spreading groundcover with fresh green whorled leaves and fragrant white flowers in May. Plant is typically evergreen with new growth starting early in spring. Prefers part-shade to shade in well-drained soil.
Hedera helix 'Hibernica' ENGLISH IVY
Hedera helix ‘Thorndale’ THORNDALE ENGLISH IVY
6-8 in. (Zone 5) Smaller leaved and lower growing than H. helix. Evergreen foliage is a rich, glossy dark green. Grows well in sun or shade. Popular and very hardy.
Hypericum calcynum AARONSBEARD ST. JOHN'S WORT
8-10 in. (Zone 5) Flowers from July through September with 2" yellow blooms. Foliage is semi-evergreen in protected locations or with adequate snow coverage. Does well in most any location.
Iberis sempervirens PERENNIAL CANDYTUFT
8-10 in. (Zone 5) Dwarf evergreen plant with a mounding growth habit. Plants are completely covered with lace-like white flowers in May. Very useful as a ground cover or in rock gardens and borders. Best in sun, will tolerate some shade.
Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacific’ BLUE PACIFIC SHORE JUNIPER
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Hughes’ HUGHES JUNIPER
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Mother Lode’ MOTHER LODE JUNIPER
Juniperus horizontalis plumosa ‘Youngstown’ YOUNGSTOWN ANDORRA JUNIPER
Juniperus procumbens nana DWARF JAPANESE GARDEN JUNIPER
Lamium maculatum ‘Anne Greenaway’ ANNE GREENAWAY LAMIUM
6-8 in. (Zone 3-8) Blend of chartreuse, silver, medium-green and mint-green leaves. Mauve flowers. Spreads by underground stolons. Makes a good weed-smothering groundcover or mask for dying bulb foliage..
Lamium macrulatum ‘Orchid Frost’ ORCHID FROST LAMIUM or SPOTTED DEADNETTLE
Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’ (PPAF) PURPLE DRAGON LAMIUM or SPOTTED DEADNETTLE
Lamium macrulatum ‘White Nancy’ WHITE NANCY LAMIUM or SPOTTED DEADNETTLE
Pachysandra terminalis JAPANESE SPURGE PACHYSANDRA
8-10 in. (Zone 4) Popular evergreen ground cover for shady areas. Leaves are glossy green. White flowers in May.
Phlox subulata ‘Varieties’ MOSS PHLOX
6 in. (Zone 3) Bright flowers in early spring. Very low growing mat forming growth habit with bright green, dense, needle-like evergreen foliage is very attractive. We normally carry pink, blue, white, and red.
Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’ (P.P.No. 22,457) DAZZLEBERRY STONECROP
6-8 in. (Zones 4) Compact clump of smoky blue-grey foliage topped with giant 6-8” vibrant raspberry colored flowers which bloom for over 7 weeks. Drought tolerant. Rabbit resistant and attracts butterflies. SUNSPARKLER SERIES
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ (PPAF) ANGELINA SEDUM
Sedum spurium ‘Fuldaglut’ FULDAGLUT SEDUM
Sedum spurium ‘Summer Glory’ SUMMER GLORY STONECROP
Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ PINK CHINTZ MOTHER OF THYME
Veronica ‘Giles van Hees’ GILES VAN HEES SPEEDWELL
6 in. (Zone 4) Dark green foliage topped with bright pink flowers.
Veronica spicata ‘Royal Candles’ ROYAL CANDLES SPEEDWELL
15-18 in. (Zone 4) Compact, deep green foliage with violet-blue flower spikes.
Vinca Minor PERIWINKLE or MYRTLE
4-8 in. (Zone 4) Trailing evergreen groundcover for sun or shade. Oval, glossy green foliage with lavender-blue flowers in May. ADVANCED ORDERS ONLY!
Waldsteinia ternata SIBERIAN BARREN STRAWBERRY
4 in. (Zone 4) Extremely low growing evergreen ground cover, a little more compact than W. fragrarioides. Strawberry-like foliage with yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. Very hardy and produces no fruit. Does well in sun or shade.
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