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Taxus baccata 'Repandens'

 
Taxus baccata 'Repandens'
Common name spreading English yew
Family taxaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z5)
Size 4' high (wider spread)
Light sun-part shade

Lower-growing evergreen conifer, with nice dark-green foliage. Supposedly a fruit-bearing female clone, but I haven't noticed fruit. We use two of them (where else?) as a foundation planting, allowing the plants to spread and grow together. The twig in between is a witch hazel, which we hope benefits from the fact that the yews shade its root zone.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: front perennial border

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