Steeds Upright Holly (Ilex Crenata) Zone 5-9 Full Sun 6'-8' Height 5'-6' Width. An easy to grow, densely branched evergreen shrub with an interesting pyramidal form. Lustrous dark green foliage adds color to the landscape year-round. Black berries last all winter on female plants. A shapely hedge or foundation plant. Evergreen. Thrive when planted in moist, acidic, well-drained soil with regular watering.
Foundation Planting Plan and guide. A colorful alternative to the standard all-green landscape, this foundation planting mixes broad-leafed evergreen shrubs and a sculptural tree with flowering perennials and groundcovers.
A compact dwarf evergreen shrub, producing an abundance of vibrant red buds in winter and white flowers in spring (April/May). The compact habit makes this a low maintenance variety and perfect for growing in borders or containers on a patio. Height 80cm
I am in love with the color contrasts of the green velvet boxwood paired with the red potato vine and coleus!! Wow!! Google Image Result for http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-EHNSbQ7LTws/TuSn39-dpCI/AAAAAAAANng/C_u8k3S14I8/s1600/Card%2BColeus%2Braised%2Bbed.jpg
Patio on the golf course, A low maintenance patio of stamped concrete, elevated by a dry-stacked stone wall., Between the house and patio a small green space was made to keep the concrete from looking too harsh against the house., Patios & Decks Design