It is as well to remember that these often
drop their leaves untidily in summer.
ARBUTUS All species and hybrids.
BUXUS All species and cultivars.
EUCALYPTUS All species.
ILEX I. x altaclarensis, I. aquifolium
and their cultivars are evergreen hollies. LIGUSTRUM
LUCIDUM A species of privet often reaching tree size,
has handsome dark green, glossy leaves, and white flowers
in late summer.
MAGNOLIA DELAVAYI This and M. grandiflora
are evergreens reaching tree size.
PHILLYREA LATIFOLIA A neglected, small
evergreen tree with dense, darkgreen, glossy foliage.
QUERCUS ILEX The holm oak and Q. suber,
the cork oak, are handsome trees capable of reaching
large sizes, the latter needing mild conditions.
UMBELLULARIA CALIFORNICA The Californian
laurel is usually a small tree with aromatic leaves.
All conifers are evergreen with the exception
of Ginkgo, Larix (larch), Metasequoia and
Taxodium (swamp cypress).