Evergreen plants


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Evergreen plants

Plants that retain their green foliage throughout the year. Popularly, needle-leaved trees (pine, fir, juniper, spruce) and certain broad-leaved shrubs (rhododendron, laurel) are called evergreens. In warm regions many broad-leaved trees (magnolia, live oak) are evergreen, and in the tropics most trees are evergreen and nearly all have broad leaves. Many herbaceous biennials and perennials have basal rosettes with leaves close to the ground that remain green throughout the winter. See Forest and forestry, Leaf, Plant taxonomy

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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.
Evergreen Plants by Lucy Summers is published by Headline, priced pounds 12.
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.
Evergreen plants, 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.
Evergreen plants, 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.
directed the Environment Wing to plant seasonal flowers and evergreen plants in the green areas of these markets.

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