Arborvitae, Brandon
Thuja occidentalis 'Brandon'
Zone: 3
Height: 13'
Spread: 4'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Use as a screen or accent. Thrives in harsh conditions. Hardy & fast growing.

Arborvitae, Dwarf Danica
Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'
Zone: 3
Height: 1.5-2'
Spread: 2.5'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Use for borders or foundation plantings. Foliage turns bronze-green in fall. Slow growing.

Arborvitae, Hetz Midget
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'
Zone: 3
Height: 3'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Foundation plant or small hedge. Slow growing compact form.

Arborvitae, Holmstrup
Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'
Zone: 3
Height: 8-10'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Great hedge or accent plant. Turns bronze in fall. Hardy and compact.

Arborvitae, Technito
Thuja occidentalis 'Bailjohn'
Zone: 3
Height: 6'
Spread: 2.5'
Shape: Pyramidal
Notes: Dense, compact pyramidal form. Requires no pruning.

Arborvitae, Techny
Thuja occidentalis 'Techny'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-15'
Spread: 4'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Shear for formal hedge. Fast growing and very hardy.

Arborvitae, Woodward
Thuja occidentalis 'Woodwardii'
Zone: 3
Height: 5-7'
Spread: 5-7'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Low hedge or border. No shearing needed to keep form.

Juniper, Arcadia
Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 3-5'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Ground cover. Lacy textured foliage. Likes exposed locations.

Juniper, Blue Arrow
Juniperus Virginiana 'Blue Arrow'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-15'
Spread: 2'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Ideal for spacially challanged screens. Moderate to slow grower.

Juniper, Blue Chip
Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'
Zone: 3
Height: 12'
Spread: 3-6'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Low maintenance groundcover. Withstands hot, dry areas.

Juniper, Blue Forest
Juniperus sabina 'Blue Forest'
Zone: 3
Height: 8"
Spread: 5'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Unique juniper groundcover. Adaptable to many conditions.

Juniper, Blue Pygmy
Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Pygmy'
Zone: 4
Height: 12"
Spread: 18"
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Requires little to no pruning. Great for rock gardens.

Juniper, Blueberry Delight
Juniperus communis depressa
Zone: 3
Height: 12"
Spread: 4-5'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Groundcover or accent. Produces blueberry-like cones annually.

Juniper, Buffalo
Juniperus sabina 'Buffalo'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 3-6'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Mounding, soft feathery foliage. Salt tolerant. Great as groundcover or cascading over walls.

Juniper, Calgary Carpet
Juniperus sabina 'Manna'
Zone: 3
Height: 12"
Spread: 5'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Durable ground cover.

Juniper, Cologreen
Juniperus scopulorum 'Cologreen'
Zone: 3
Height: 16'
Spread: 7'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Interesting cone shape form.

Juniper, Icee Blue
Juniperus horizontalis 'Monber'
Zone: 3
Height: 4-8"
Spread: 7-8'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Great blue colored ground cover. Adaptable to hot and dry areas.

Juniper, Medora
Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora'
Zone: 3
Height: 10-15'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Slow growing. Needs little pruning to hold shape.

Juniper, Mint Julep
Juniperus chinensis 'Monlep'
Zone: 3
Height: 4-5'
Spread: 8'
Shape: Upright/Spreading
Notes: Preforms well in most climates. Fountain like

Juniper, Moonglow
Juniperus scopulorum 'Moonglow'
Zone: 3
Height: 20'
Spread: 8'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Tough plant with dense compact branching. Resists grazing by deer.

Juniper, Prince of Wales
Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales'
Zone: 3
Height: 6-10"
Spread: 3-6'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Great for bank cover or rock gardens. Leaves turn plum colored in the fall.

Juniper, Savin
Juniperus sabina
Zone: 3
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 3-7'
Shape: Spreading/Vase shaped
Notes: Withstands urban conditions.

Juniper, Scandia
Juniperus sabina 'Scandia'
Zone: 3
Height: 18"
Spread: 5'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Great groundcover in masses. Dusty green foliage and soft texture.

Juniper, Sea Green
Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green'
Zone: 4
Height: 4-6'
Spread: 4-6'
Shape: Arching
Notes: Graceful, fountain-like branches. Foliage darkens in winter.

Juniper, Taylor
Juniperus virginiana 'Taylor'
Zone: 4
Height: 25'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Tolerant of poor, dry sites with high pH.

Juniper, Wichita Blue
Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'
Zone: 3
Height: 13-18'
Spread: 5-7'
Shape: Upright
Notes: Outstanding formal garden feature. Great blue foliage.

Pine, Creeping Scotch Hillside Creeper
Pinus sylvestris 'Hillside Creeper'
Zone: 2
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 6-8'
Shape: Mounding
Notes: Fast growing prostrate, dense groundcover. Needles are light green and slightly twisted.

Pine, Mitsch Mini Mugo
Pinus Mugo 'Mitsch Mini'
Zone: 2
Height: 14"
Spread: 18"
Shape: Mounded
Notes: Some slightly twisted branches. So compact that it appears to have a smooth surface.

Pine, Mugo Dwarf
Pinus mugo 'Pumillo'
Zone: 2
Height: 3-5'
Spread: 3-6'
Shape: Glove
Notes: Very hardy. Tolerant of poor soils.

Pine, Mugo Mops
Pinus mugo 'Mops'
Zone: 2
Height: 3'
Spread: 5'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Does not require candle pruning to keep shape.

Pine, Mugo Slowmound
Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'
Zone: 3
Height: 1-3'
Spreaad: 3-6'
Shape: Mounded
Notes: Most compact form of the mugos. Little to no maintenance.

 

Spruce, Candlelight
Picea pungens 'Candle Light'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-30"
Spread: 4-8"
Shape: Prostrate
Notes: Attractive blue form. New growth has lighter color.

Spruce, Dwarf Norway
Picea abies 'Pumila'
Zone: 2
Height: 3-4'
Spread: 4-6'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Globe habit spreading with age. No pruning.

Spruce, Fat Cat Norway
Picea abies 'Fat Cat'
Zone: 3
Height: 2'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Extremely hardy. Slow growing

Spruce, Formanek
Picea abies 'Formanek'
Height: Depends on staking
Spread: 3-6'
Shape: Weeping
Notes: Will only get 1-2' tall if not staked, but can be trained to be taller.  Can be used as a groundcover or to spill over a wall.

Spruce, Globe Blue
Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'
Zone: 2
Height: 5-6'
Spread: 6-7'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Very slow growing. Little to no pruning.

Spruce, Little Gem Norway
Picea abies 'Little Gem'
Zone: 2
Height: 2'
Spread: 2'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Rich green color.  Dense growth that requires little to no maintenance. Stunning accent plant.

Spruce, Lundeby's Dwarf
Picea pugnens 'Lundeby's Dwarf'
Zone: 2
Height: 3'
Spread: 3'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Mounded, creeping shape. Great for rock gardens.

Spruce, Mrs. Cesarini Colorado
Picea pugnens 'Mrs. Cesarini'
Zone: 2
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 2-3'
Shape: Globe
Notes: Dwarf spruce with unique texture and color.

Spruce, Pimoko Serbian
Picea amorika 'Pimoko'
Zone: 2
Height: 18"
Spread: 30"
Shape: Globe
Notes: Blue-green needles with silver indersides. Compact growth.

Spruce, Procumbens Blue
Picea pungens 'Procumbens'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-30"
Spread: 4-8"
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Striking blue groundcover. Excellent alternative to spreading junipiers.

Spruce, Pusch Norway
Picea abies 'Pusch'
Zone: 3
Height: 12"
Spread: 16"
Shape: Globe
Notes: Slow compact growth. Red cones that turn brown as they age to decorate the shrub.

Spruce, St. Mary's broom
Picea pungens 'St. Mary's Broom'
Zone: 2
Height: 15-18"
Spread: 18-24"
Shape: Globe
Notes: Long, wide-angled needles. Slow growing.

Spruce, Zafiro Colorado Blue
Picea pungens 'Zafiro'
Zone: 2
Height: 8'
Spread: 6'
Shape: Pyramidal
Notes: Gem-like color. Slow growing.

Yew, Taunton Spreading
Taxus media 'Tauntoni'
Zone: 4
Height: 3-4'
Spread: 4-6'
Shape: Spreading
Notes: Can shear for formal look. Turns bronze in fall.

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