From:Cary, IL Region: Midwest Topic: Trees Title: Water-loving evergreen for Chicago Answered by: Nan Hampton
Is there a water loving evergreen that will do well in the Chicago weather?
Mr. Smarty Plants isn't sure whether you are looking exclusively for evergreen trees, or just any evergreen plant. Also, we're a uncertain as to how wet "wet" is. So, here are a few native evergreen trees that are found in Illinois or neighboring states (Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin) that will grow in wet or moist soil.
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