Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm
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Conifer & Evergreen Display Garden

Conifer & Evergreen Display Garden

Conifers and evergreens are a staple of Midwestern landscapes, bringing winter interest and unique structure to each planting. This display garden showcases the dynamic and broad selection of evergreen cultivars offered by Midwest Groundcovers, including False Cypress (Chamaecyparis), Junipers (Juniperus), Yews (Taxus), and Arborvitae (Thuja). This display shows off each plant’s natural habit and garden value, as we do not prune. A highlight of this area is the Danish hybrid Nordic® Spire Arborvitaes (Thuja x ‘MGnrdsp15’), introduced into the trade by Midwest Groundcovers. This small tree, with a strong central leader, shows good resistance to deer browsing and exceptional tolerance to wind and ice. To offset the formality and rigid form of the conifers, a small selection of grasses are used for contrast and to add movement. Use evergreens alone or in mixed borders to provide contrast, winter interest, and a structural backdrop to seasonal flowers and fall color.

Garden Plant List

Garden Library

Buxus Northern Charm 3
Buxus 'Wilson'
Northern Charm™ Boxwood
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 3' – 4'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: March, April
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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22323A Cham Soft serve A CF
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting'
Soft Serve®False Cypress
  • Patent No: PP#20,883
  • Height: 6' – 8'
  • Width: 4' – 6'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 6
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21193A Chamaecyparis filifera Aurea Nana 1
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop'
Sawara Cypress or Japanese False Cypress
  • Height: 24" – 36"
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 8
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23111A Ilex Shamrock
Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'
Shamrock Inkberry
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 3' – 4'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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20670A Juniperus Gold Lace A CF
Juniperus chinensis 'Gold Lace'
Gold Lace Juniper
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 4' – 6'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm

 

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