Do you like a natural, tranquil look in a garden? Maybe you keep your landscape more formal and tidy. Evergreens offer a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors for year round interest. Some make great hedges, others become bird habitats. All make a statement in landscape design.
Pinus Strobus ‘Pendula’, Weeping White Pine – Twisting, pendulous branches with long blue-green needles make an interesting specimen. The form can display tall and slender or low and broad. Grows 15’-20’H by 12’-15’W in full sun to part shade.
Picea abies ‘Cupressina’, Cupressina Spruce – With a strong, vertical form and medium to fast growth rate, this spruce is desired for smaller lots.Planted in full sun, it can grow 25′-30’H by 8′-10’W.
Pinus flexilis ‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid’, Vanderwolf’s Pyramid Pine – The silvery-blue coloring of the long-twisted needles will add distinctive texture to your landscape design. Growing 15′-20’H by 12′-15’W in full sun, Vanderwolf’s Pyramid Pine has an upright, columnar habit.
Screening and Windbreaks
Picea pungens ‘Glauca’, Colorado Blue Spruce – This hardy, salt-tolerant evergreen with stiff, blue-green needles can be used in groupings for large screening or windbreaks. Grows 50′-60’H by 25′-30’W in full sun.
Picea abies, Norway Spruce – The graceful, upright, pyramidal form of this green-needled spruce makes excellent screening or use as a windbreak. Grown in full sun, it can reach 50′-60’H by 25′-30’W.
Dwarfs and Shrubs
Picea abies ‘Pusch’, Pusch Dwarf Spruce – The tiny cones begin bright red and age to brown, decorating this ireegularly shaped dwarf all year. Planted in full sun to part shade, this spruce can also be used as a miniature garden plant. Grows 2′-3’H by 3′-4’W.
Pinus strobus ‘Mini Twists’, Mini Twists Dwarf White Pine – The needles curve and twist to add interest to a mixed border or dwarf evergreen collection. Compact and rounded when young, Mini Twists will grow 30″ by 30′ in 10 years into a broadly pyramidal shape.
Thuja occidentalis ‘Golden Globe’, Golden Globe Arborvitae – Hardy and durable, the contrasting color works well in landscapes that call for intermediate size and reliable form. Grows 3′-5’H by 3′-5’W in full sun.