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)

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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.

Zone5
Height3m (10ft)
Spread1.25m (4ft)

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')

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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.

Zone3
Height60cm
Spread1.5m (5ft)

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')

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')

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')

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)

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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)

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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.

Zone5
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')

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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.

Zone4
Height2.5m (8ft)
Spread1.25cm (4ft)

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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)

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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)

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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.

Zone4
Height3m (10ft)
Spread2m (6.5ft)