Mint Julep Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Monlep'

Mint-green foliage with a compact, horizontal habit of upward, arching branches that create a fountain like form. Can work well as a ground cover, hedge, screen or wind break.

Zone 4
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spread 1.5m (5ft)


Heatherbun False Cypress

Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Heatherbun'

A very hardy plant with a mounding, dense, globe shape. Winter colour is a very intense plum.

Zone 4
Height 1.75m (5.5ft)
Spread 1.25m (4ft)


Hicks Yew

Taxus x media 'Hicksii'

A narrow, columnar form with upright branches bearing dark green needles. Excellent for tight hedges. may produce a red berry with toxic black seeds.

Height3m (10ft)
Spread1.25m (4ft)


Clipped Pyramidal Yew

Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata'

A trimmed selection of upright yew, ideal for use as accent plants with dark green foliage. Fast growing makes it a good selection for hedging that can be trimmed from summer to early fall. may produce a red berry with toxic black seeds.

Height3m (10ft)
Spread2m (6.5ft)

Blue Chip Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

Silvery-blue colour with fine foliage. Low-mounding, its spreading habit creates a superior ground cover.

Zone 4
Height 20cm
Spread 1.2m (4')

Globe Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'

Silvery-blue needles in the spring turning to a brighter blue in the summer. Flat top, dense branches, slow growing. Needles hold their colour throughout the winter. Produces cones.

Zone 2
Height 1.5m (5')
Spread 1.5m (5')

Old Gold Juniper

Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Old Gold'

Slow growing, compact spreader. Can be used as a ground cover, hedge, screen or windbreak. Foliage will retain its bronze-gold colour through out the winter.

Zone 4
Height 60cm
Spread 1.5m (5')


Bird's Nest Spruce

Picea abies 'Nidiformis'

Branches and branchlets form a series of tight, horizontal layers making this flat-topped, spreading evergreen wider than tall. An interesting, low, broad, nest-like plant with gray-green needles.

Spread1.5m (5ft)

Blue Rug Juniper

Juniperus horixontalis 'Wiltonii'

Outstanding colour makes for an ideal selection for ground cover or rock garden. Tolerant of salt spray. Fall colour is a light purple.

Zone 2
Height 15cm
Spread 1m (3ft)


Rheingold Cedar

Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'

A dwarf globular cedar. New foliage is golden and bronze, aging to yellow.

Zone 3
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spread 1m (3ft)


Danica Globe Cedar

Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'

A slow growing, compact, globe evergreen with deep green foliage densely packed in vertical sprays.

Zone 3
Height 1m (3ft)
Spread 1m (3ft)

Compact Andorra Juniper

Juniperous horizontalis 'Plumosa comacta'

Low spreading juniper with grayish-green foliage turning to a plum shade in the fall.

Zone 3
Height 50cm
Spread 1.5m (5')


Dense Yew

Taxus x media 'Densiformis'

A broad, compact, slow growing cultivar which can be used as a hedge. It has dark green foliage and may produce a red berry with toxic black seeds.

Height1.2m (4ft)
Spread2m (6.5ft)

Japanese Garden Juniper

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

A low growing spreader with a delightful cushion form that has lovely bluish-green foliage. Often used as bonsai.

Zone 3
Height 20cm
Spread 1m (3')


Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Picea glauca 'Conica'

A dwarf evergreen with a narrow, conical form and fine, grass-green needles. They need winter protection to avoid needle burn.

Height2.5m (8ft)
Spread1.25cm (4ft)