Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
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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.

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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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Microbiota decussata 'Prides'
Celtic Pride® Siberian Cypress
  • Height: 12" – 18"
  • Width: 4' – 6'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 To 7
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Thuja 4 of July 1 Nordic
Thuja x 'MGrebild19'
Nordic® Fourth of July Arborvitae
  • Height: 25' – 30'
  • Width: 12' – 15'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 7
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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: 7:30am - 4:00pm

 

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