PLANT OF THE MONTH-CONIFERS
These are first rate evergreen plants. Many of them change colour for autumn and winter, achieving splashes of colour when many other plants are dormant.
Groupings include narrow or rounded shapes, character pines, feathery foliage and ground cover.
3 examples of Conifers for Winter Colour:
Thuja occidentalis "Anniek"
A slow growing globular shape with dark golden orange foliage.
Chamaecyparis thyoides "Top Point"
A compact neat dwarf cone, turning bronzy.
Crytomeria japonica "Elegans Compacts"
A rounded bush with feathery foliage, which is purple in winter. A good corner or screening plant.