Evergreen, a plant that retains its leaves throughout the year. The term evergreen is usually used in describing trees and shrubs. Most evergreens are narrow-leaved and bear cones rather than flowers. Examples are spruce, hemlock, pine, and fir. Some evergreens are broad-leaved and bear flowers. Examples are mountain laurel, holly, and common myrtle.
For Jack and his beanstalk, the sky was the limit, but nature's giants hit a point at which they can't grow any taller. What prevents lofty trees like sequoias from soaring any higher?
The corpse flower looks like a giant phallus and smells like a rotting animal, the perfect addition to any garden. So how can gardeners get their gloved hands on one of these unique specimens? Or can they?