7 Best Types of Evergreen Shrubs to Grow for Year-Round Color

By Manish Choudhary

1. Boxwood (Buxus)

Compact shrub with glossy green leaves, great for hedges.

2. Rhododendron 

Colorful, showy flowers (pink, purple, white, red) for partial shade.

3. Camellia 

Elegant, waxy blooms in winter and spring.

4. Dwarf Alberta Spruce 

Small evergreen with soft needles, perfect for small gardens.

5. Dwarf Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata) 

Compact, easy to shape, ideal for low hedges.

6. Leucothoe 

Colorful foliage changing with seasons.

7. Pieris (Andromeda) 

Cascading bell-shaped flowers in early spring, evergreen leaves.