Evergreen id. 9

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    Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'

    Boulevard False Cypress

    Zone 4

    Used in framing and formal looks, needs humidity, has awls but is soft, soccer ball cone with horns on the plates, grows upright. Grows 10-15' tall and spreads 3-4' wide.
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    Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa'

    Plumosa False Cypress

    Zone 4

    Awls, clustering tight together, poofy, dreadlockish look, often shaped, bushy, blueish, used for massing, specimin for color. Grows 10-20' high and wide.
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    Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'

    Weeping Alaska False Cypress

    Zone 5

    Skeletal look with droopyness, scale-like feathery pattern, weeping. Specimin for habit. Grows 30-40' tall and spreads 15-20' wide.
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    X Cupressocyparis leylandii

    Leland False Cypress

    Zone 5

    Is humid and drought tolerant, feathery, blue, when young has deltoidy shape, comes in blue, yellow and green varieties, used in screening, very adaptive. Grows 40-60' tall and spreads 20-30' wide.
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    Hedera canariensis

    Algerian Ivy

    Zone 9

    Large leaf, vine, not as aggressive as the english ivy, but still is somewhat aggessive, used alot as a groundcover especially in the Bay area, leaf is 6-8" in size, comes in green and in white varigated forms. Grows 30-40' long.
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    Hedera helix

    English ivy

    Zone 5

    Doesn't like a lot of dryness, vine, tendrils climbs on its own, will cover brick, if there long term, can cause damage to brick and/or mortar (pulls them off), needs more humidity, is a weed in the NW, 5 pt. leaf, used in arbor and in trellising. Grows 6-12' long (can grow up to 90' if is well established.
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    Euonymus japonica

    Evergreen Euonymus

    Zone 5

    Used for massing, hedging, screening, comes in yellow, white, and green varieties; low light tolerant, rounded serrated leaf.
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    Euonymus japonicus 'Microphylla'

    Boxleaf Euonymus

    Zone 5

    Small leaves, boxy pattern in the leaf growth, used as hedging or bordering, comes in green, white or yellow. Grows 10-15' tall and 5-10' wide.
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    Euonymus fortunei

    Wintercreeper Euonymus

    Zone 4

    Creeping groundcover, when runs into something, it climbs it, if it's cut a lot it turns shrubby (woody). Grows 4-8' tall and 5-10' wide.
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    Gaultheria shallon

    Salal (Lemon Leaf)

    Zone 4

    Shrubby, lighter colored new growth, dark stiff cardboardy leaves, a lot of venations and wrinkles on the leaves, whitish pink flowers, blooms in spring, produces a purple edible fruit in the summer, used in massing, needs low light and humidity. Grows 2-3' high and wide.
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    Prunus laurocerasus

    English laurel

    Zone 6

    Used in screening and hedging. 5-6"x2" leaf, serrated leaf edge, flowers in spring, white blossom that grow into a sort of caterpillar shape (3" long). Grows 10-15' tall and 20-30' wide.
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    Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luken'

    Otto Luken Laurel

    Zone 6

    Vasel growth, 3-5" long white flower, blooms in the spring, fragrant blossoms, used as infill and massing. Grows 4' tall and 5-6' wide.
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    Acanthus mollis

    Acanthus/ Bears Beech

    Zone 6

    Grows very large leaves, large flower spike, known for the leaves, flower is a whitish purplish blossom, used as massing or as a specimin for the flower or foliage. Grows 5-6' high and wide.
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    Choisya ternata

    Mexican Orange

    Zone 8(7)

    White blossoms, three leaflets on one leaf, used for massing, and as a specimin for leaf and blossoms, blossoms smell citrusy and looks like an orange blossom, comes in varigated and yellow leaf forms. Grows 5-6' high and wide.
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    Nandina domestica

    Heavenly bamboo

    Zone 6

    Used for low framing, hedging, and screening. Turns red in fall, red new growth, white ugly flower in spring, and red berries from summer to fall (although rarely seen because is always cut back for red new growth.) Liked for its leafyness, very branchy pinnate/bipinnate foliage, could be used for massing and specimin, one of the top 10 used plants in the nation, very adaptable. Grows 6-8' tall and 2' wide.
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    Kunzea affinis

    Golden Heather

    Zone 9

    Fuzzy needly leafy bush, wispy soft bush. Tiny trumpet flower, flower is pinkish white blossoms, from winter to spring the foliage is fragrant, used in massing and hedging, comes in yellow as well. Grows 5' high and wide.
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    Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum"

    Japanese Privet

    Zone 9

    Commonly used for hedging, larger dark green leaves (than Buxus), leaf buckles(from size & shape) and very crisp leaf, topiary. Grows 10' high and wide.
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    Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii'

    Burford Holly

    Zone 7

    Leaf has one sharp point a the top, used in massing and semi-hedging, leaves are cardboardish and shiny, dark green leaves, needs a little heat and humidity, highly toxic red berries from fall to winter, male and female plants, specimin for fruit and leaf. Grows 10-12' high and wide.
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Evergreen id. 9
A continuation of Evergreen id. 1-8.
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