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Because it keeps its needles longer than most when it is cut and brought inside, the Douglas fir, a type of evergreen pine tree, is favored as a Christmas tree. Learn about this ornamental tree.

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Leatherleaf fern is a type of foliage from the Far East. It is available all year around. The glossy, triangular fronds are often used for elegant arrangements and corsages, and they can also be pressed. Learn about care and uses for these ferns.

Lavatera, Rose Mallow

Lavatera, or rose mallow, is an annual flower that is related to both hibiscus and hollyhock. Rose mallow grows to three to five feet by the end of summer. Learn more about lavatera.

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