Can anyone recommend an easy to grow, low maintenance evergreen shrub for a half barrel container, ideally that attracts bees, etc?
They will require a sunny aspect and well-drained, fertile soil with adequate water. In a warmer climate they do better in shade or partial-shade.
You can propagate species from cuttings, basal suckers or seed; selected forms from cuttings or basal suckers.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Rust and mildew may become a problem.