As a significant effect of that result, the group 5 and 7 had richness on the plant types on the photos, altitude in the ratio of evergreen plants
and especially more colour changes according to the seasons.
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In Europe, tree worship was also common, and people from Norway and Sweden used to decorate their houses with evergreen plants
at New Year to scare the devil.
WINTER FOLIAGE: A variety of evergreen plants
, right, and Thuja, left.
Many Christmas traditions can trace their roots to these pagan festivals - for example the custom of bedecking houses and churches with evergreen plants
such as mistletoe, holly and ivy to ward off evil spirits.
, such as conifers and red-berried hollies, are a good choice for a season when most deciduous trees are without leaves.
The Romans grew lots of evergreen plants
near their homes not just because they looked nice all year round but because they had a spiritual significance for them.
, like ivy, were thought to embody the continuation of life, during the long dark winter months.
In the photographs at right, we show how three Chinese evergreen plants
were separated from a single parent.
The Japanese garden, with its avowed intent of imitating nature, consists of perennial, mostly evergreen plants
, which flower briefly, if at all.
To ancient peoples, evergreen plants
signified that light and fertility would rebound.
directed the Environment Wing to plant seasonal flowers and evergreen plants
in the green areas of these markets.