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Evergreen Shrubs and Spreading and Upright


ARBORVITAE LITTLE GIANT

ARBORVITAE LITTLE GIANT

A globe-shaped evergreen shrub that is very versatile and useful plant. The rich green foliage and neat round shape of this evergreen makes it easy to use in the garden. Has a substantial, though small, presence. Try pairing with Amur Maple to add an upright element plus gorgeous fall color.

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PINE TANNENBAUM

Tannenbaum Mugo Pine This perfectly formed christmas tree displays an exceptionally consistent habit and the tenacious constitution of the species; foliage is a rich green with a hint of blue-green can grow to be about 10 feet tall and spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate. This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil.

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BOXWOOD GREEN VELVET

Green Velvet Boxwood is broadly mounded broadleaf evergreen that takes pruning exceptionally well. can be used in the landscape, makes a great low hedge. This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It will grow to 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet.

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ARBORVITAE HOLMSTUP

Compact, slow-growing, pyramidal form with tight, bright green foliage. This narrow growing evergreen reaches a height of 4 to 5 feet with a spread of 2 feet. Prefers a moist well drained soil. Grows best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Good for low hedges.

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ARBORVITAE TECHNITO

This cultivar, being noticeably denser, is an improvement because it will require less shearing. Forms a compact pyramidal outline. Whether used for screening or as a specimen, there is an arborvitae cultivar in just the right size or shape for almost every yard. Arborvitae do best in full sun and moist to well-drained soils. They also tolerate partly shaded locations.

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ARBORVITAE LITTLE GIANT

CYPRESS KINGS GOLD

One of the most golden accent shrubs available, this forms a wide-spreading mound with delicate sprays of golden foliage that hold their color throughout the summer, even remaining yellow into the winter; a fine choice for constant color in the garden. Mature Height 4' Spread 4'.

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CYPRESS RUSSIAN

Its delicate, lacy foliage sits in graceful layers, each branch tip turns slightly down, adding a touch of elegance. During the growing season, Russian Cypress is bright green, but with the onset of cold weather its foliage changes to earth-toned purple-brown. Capitalize on this interesting winter color by planting it with ornamental grasses, with their straw-like winter tones.

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HEMLOCK EASTERN

Feathery green foliage of short needles displayed on soft graceful branches. One of the best evergreens available for shady areas. Makes an excellent specimen plant. Can be used in groups for a hedge or windbreak. Prefers a moist, well drained soil. Hemlock may take 250 to 300 years to reach maturity and may live for 800 years or more.

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JUNIPER ANDORRA

Handsome, tightly branching form creates a groundcover versatile for use in rock gardens and in the foreground of borders. Bright green foliage turns a plum color in winter. Height 18" Spreads 3-5'.

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JUNIPER ARCADIA

Very durable landscape plant. Lacy foliage on its semi-spreading form makes a terrific mounded groundcover used on a large scale. Also versatile for use in rock gardens and borders.

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JUNIPER BLUE ARROW

JUNIPER BLUE ARROW

An improved selection with tight, bright blue foliage and a very narrow, upright form. Perfect for tall, narrow screens where space is limited. Makes a colorful addition to the garden. Moderate growing to 12 to 15 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.

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JUNIPER BLUE CHIP

JUNIPER BLUE CHIP

Is a superior evergreen groundcover displaying silver-blue foliage on a widely spreading habit. Foliage retains its rich color all year long. An excellent performer in colder regions and adapts well to snow and frost. Plant along retaining walls and curbs, where the creeping foliage will cover year-round.

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JUNIPER BLUE STAR

This icy blue Juniper spreads but is not ground hugging. Instead it makes graceful wide mounds that are particularly lovely as individual specimens in fields of gravel or bark. The foliage is quite attractive and creates a colorful contrast while making a bold statement. A good choice for banks and rock gardens, where it grows gracefully around landscape boulders.

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JUNIPER CALGARY CARPET

A superior groundcover with a very low, spreading habit. It has attractive soft green evergreen foliage and is a very durable landscape specimen that tolerates heat, cold and drought. This plant is perfect for nestling in landscape boulders or softening the top edge of a masonry retaining wall. It is welcomed in Japanese gardens.

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JUNIPER HUGHES

Graceful branches are beautiful cascading over rocks or walls; a perfect accent or groundcover as well. Retains its showy, glowing silver-blue foliage coloring through winter. Moderate, spreading grower to 1 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.

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JUNIPER MEDORRA

An excellent columnar blue Juniper, hardy and acclimated for the northern prairie states of the U.S.. Valued for its attractive bluish-green foliage and the narrow column holds its form well without pruning. A very durable specimen that tolerates heat, cold and drought. Try lining them up into a dense hedge for a wind break or privacy screen.

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JUNIPER SEA GREEN

A popular evergreen shrub, Its dark, mint green foliage and graceful fountain-like arching branches work well in many situations, especially in foundation plantings. Sea Green is very useful as a mid-height planting or as a single specimen in the smaller landscape. The foliage darkens in cold weather and holds a nice color all year long.

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JUNIPER SKY ROCKET

This Juniper is a stately, columnar form that resembles a skyrocket and is one the narrowest junipers available. It has attractive silver blue-green foliage. This thin columnar Juniper fits into very difficult places such as narrow side yards between homes. A super windbreak plant in both cold or hot climates. Makes an excellent vertical accent in mixed conifer gardens.

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JUNIPER WICHITA BLUE

An attractive pyramidal juniper with bright blue evergreen needles. Foliage remains bright blue spring through fall. Needles become blue green during winter. Grows naturally in a pyramidal shape. Deer resistant and grows will in almost any well drained soil.

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PINE MUGHO

Valued for its ability to offer bright green color in all seasons. Mugo possess an attractive mounded shape that can be maintained by pruning. Looks especially striking in early summer when its new growth appears. A very hardy and rugged plant.

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PINE MUGHO SLOWMOUND

A high quality evergreen garden shrub with an extremely dense, mounded habit of growth throughout its life. Very compact and slow growing, rugged and hardy. Excellent for form, texture and color detail in home gardens or for rock gardens; needs full sun. Height 3' Spread 4'.

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SPRUCE DWARF BLUE GLOBE

This little beauty is like a shining sapphire in gardens of hardy green dwarf shrubs! The Globe Blue Spruce shrub is dwarf, flat-topped and densely branched. Adds brightness to dark parts of the yard and makes a nice low hedge against an emerald lawn. Use this plant as a stunning accent with Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox and yellow Daylilies.

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SPRUCE PUMILA

Attractive, globe-shaped evergreen shrub. Spreading habit useful as an informal hedge or landscape accent. Interesting blue-green needles cover dense branches. Attracts birds. Slow grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.

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TAMARIX SUMMER GLOW

Is a general term for several species of Old World shrubs and trees in the genus Tamarix . Salt cedars have tiny, triangular, scale-like leaves that are winter-deciduous. The flowers are pink to near-white, densely crowded along branched terminal spikes; they appear from January to October.

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YEW TAUTON

Valued for its superior spreading habit that requires minimal trimming. One of its most outstanding characteristics is its resistance to winter burn. Taunton's Yew has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring and its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants. Also noted for its tolerance of summer heat.

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YEW CAPITATA

Is the only tree form of the Japanese Yew. It is a dense slow grower with rich, dark green foliage. A beautiful pyramidal form that maintains its habit into old age. Ideal for small-scale articulation in home landscapes and can be grown in full sun or heavy shade, but requires good drainage. Tolerates shearing very well and can be used as a trimmed 8-10 foot hedge.

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JUNIPER SAYBROOK

Saybrook Gold Juniper is a evergreen shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. It sweeping branches surround a depression in the center displaying vivid yellow foliage that is best in full sun; an excellent choice for screening or defining borders It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats.

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ARBORVITE NORTH POLE

North Pole Arborvitae will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate. It’s narrow, columnar evergreen tree with dark green foliage that holds its color in winter; makes an excellent articulation shrub or screen; pruning is not usually needed; very hardy, best with some sun, protect from drying winds This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions.

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