... 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.
Cotoneaster apiculata CRANBERRY COTONEASTER
2 ft. (Zone 4) Low, spreading shrub with arching branches. Glossy green leaves turn bright red in fall. Tiny pink flowers in spring and red berries in late summer. Very tolerant of soil and light conditions. Great for bank plantings.
Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Coral Beauty’ CORAL BEAUTY COTONEASTER
24-30 in. (Zone 5) Also known as Royal Beauty Cotoneaster. Low-growing variety with white flowers in May, followed by coral-colored berries in late summer through early winter. Grows in sun or partial shade. Semi-evergreen.
Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Scarlet Leader’ SCARLET LEADER COTONEASTER
6-12 in (Zone 5) Often used as a ground cover. An abundance of scarlet-red berries provide sharp contrast against glossy semi-evergreen foliage. Dense, low-growing growth habit. Does well in sun or partial shade.
Dianthus deltoides ‘Zing Rose’ ZING ROSE DIANTHUS
6-8 in. (Zone 4) Spreading plant with rose-red blossoms that cover the whole plant all summer. One of the maiden pinks.
Dianthus ‘Frosty Fire’ FROSTY FIRE PINKS
6 in. (Zone 3) Blue-green foliage topped with long lasting-brilliant red blooms.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Firewitch’ FIREWITCH CHEDDER PINKS
7-8 in. (Zone 3) Magenta-pink flowers appear in early summer and have a spicy clove scent. Silvery-blue foliage forms a low mat. Flowers often reappear in early fall.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Tiny Rubies’ TINY RUBIES DIANTHUS or HARDY CARNATION
4-5 in. (Zone 5) Dense mat of deep green foliage. Rose-pink flowers in May through June. Excellent for bed plantings and borders. One of the cheddar pinks.
Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’ NIKKO SLENDER DEUTZIA
12-15 in. (Zone 4) A small-leafed, graceful groundcover shrub that offers white flowers. Rich green foliage turns deep burgundy in fall.
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
6-8 in. (Zone 5) Dark evergreen foliage for sun or shade. Used as a groundcover or as a climber, it has rootlike holdfasts that enable it to cling to any rough surface.
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.
Juniperus chinensis sargentii ‘Glauca’ BLUE SARGENT JUNIPER
18 in. (Zone 4) Feathery, blue-green foliage on a ground-hugging,
heavily-branched plant. Plant in well-drained soil in full to part sun. Resistant to juniper tip blight.
Juniperus chinensis sargentii ‘Viridis’ GREEN SARGENT JUNIPER
24 in. (Zone 4) Rich green foliage on a broadly-spreading, heavily-branched plant. Holds color all year long and makes an excellent ground cover. Plant in well-drained soil in full to part sun. Resistant to juniper tip blight.
Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacific’ BLUE PACIFIC SHORE JUNIPER
12-15 in. (Zone 5) Low evergreen with blue-green foliage. Very tolerant of poor soils, but prefers good drainage. Best in full sun, but seems to be more tolerant of shade than other Junipers. Salt tolerant.
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Hughes’ HUGHES JUNIPER
10-12 in. (Zone 4) Low, spreading growth habit with silvery-blue foliage. Turns blue-green with a tinge of purple in winter. Very tolerant of hot, dry, heavy soils in part or full sun. Excellent for banks or large groundcover areas.
Juniperus horizontalis Icee Blue™ ‘Monber’ (PPAF) ICEE BLUE™ JUNIPER
4 in. (Zone 3) Dense, compact silvery-blue foliage on this ground-hugging plant. Very interesting addition to any landscape.
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Mother Lode’ MOTHER LODE JUNIPER
6-8 in. (Zone 4) Very low, ground-hugging evergreen. Striking golden-yellow foliage makes this a real eye-catcher. Tolerant of many soils except wet areas. Plant in full sun. Taken as a sport from Blue Rug Juniper.
Juniperus horizontalis plumosa ‘Youngstown’ YOUNGSTOWN ANDORRA JUNIPER
10-15 in. (Zone 4) One of the best compact and full-centered, low-growing Junipers.
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Wiltoni’ BLUE RUG JUNIPER
5-10 in. (Zone 4) Extremely low-growing, ground-hugging variety of Juniper. Silvery-blue foliage looks appealing year round. Popular as a groundcover in foundation plantings, banks, or tops of walls where it will cascade over for a really nice effect.
Juniperus procumbens nana DWARF JAPANESE GARDEN JUNIPER
12 in. (Zone 5) A low, spreading evergreen with light green foliage. Very compact, becoming a thick green mat in time. Prefers full to part sun in well-drained soil.
Juniperus sabina ‘Broadmoor’ BROADMOOR JUNIPER
12 in. (Zone 3) Dark green foliage with a dense, slightly mounding, spreading growth habit. Very similar to Tam’s and Moordense Juniper. Resistant to Juniper Tip Blight.
Juniperus sabina ‘Moor-Dense’™ (P.P.No. 6,656) MOOR-DENSE™ JUNIPER
8-12 in. (Zone 3) A very dense form of J.s. ‘Broadmoor’. Crisp, bright green foliage for a more refined appearance. Very similar to Broadmoor and Tam’s 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
4-8 in. (Zone 3) Silver leaves with green edges on a compact grower. Orchid-pink flowers. Excellent addition for front of beds or borders.
Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’ (PPAF) PURPLE DRAGON LAMIUM or SPOTTED DEADNETTLE
4-8 in. (Zone 3) Bright silver leaves with green edges. Deep purple snapdragon-like flowers are the largest of any lamium.
Lamium macrulatum ‘White Nancy’ WHITE NANCY LAMIUM or SPOTTED DEADNETTLE
6-8 in. (Zone 3) Spreading perennial that forms a mat of green-edged silver leaves. Often persists through winter. Flowers are white. Good groundcover, especially for shaded areas.
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.
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.
Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’ (PPAF) ANGELINA SEDUM
3-6 in. (Zone 3) Low-growing mats of golden yellow, needle-like, succulent foliage. Foliage will turn coppery yellow in fall and is evergreen. Yellow flowers in May. Use for rock gardens and ground cover. Prefers sun. Very similar to the S.x’Golden Acre’.
Sedum seiboldi SEIBOLDI STONECROP
6 in. (Zone 3) Large ice-blue to gray succulent leaves on reddish stems. Bright rosy pink flowers in late summer and fall. Used in low masses, as an edger, or in rock gardens. Prefers sun to part sun in well-drained soil.
Sedum spurium ‘Fuldaglut’ FULDAGLUT SEDUM
4-6 in. (Zone 4) Vigorous, mat forming, evergreen sedum with red stems and bronze-red leaves. Rose red flowers.
Sedum spurium ‘Summer Glory’ SUMMER GLORY STONECROP
4 in. (Zone 3) Serrated, deep green leaves on a low-maintenance plant with a spreading habit. Develops reddish tints in cool weather. Bright carmine-pink flowers have long blooming time. Prefers well-drained soil in a sunny location.
Thymus praecox ‘Coccineus’ COCCINEUS MOTHER OF THYME
2-4 in. (Zone 4) Dark pink flowers in June cover dark green foliage. Evergreen in most areas.
Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ PINK CHINTZ MOTHER OF THYME
2 in. (Zone 4) Popular garden herb. Very low-growing green to grayish-green foliage. Covered in summer with salmon-pink flowers. Does well in almost any well-drained soil. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate light shade.
Veronica ‘Waterperry Blue’ WATERPERRY BLUE SPEEDWELL
18-20 in. (Zone 4) Low growing long flowering groundcover. Small lavender blue flowers with white eye appear from late spring to fall.
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.