Evergreen - Trees and shrubs
Arborvitae - Amber Gold
Zone 4-8 • Mature 15' high x 3' wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar' - A variety with yellow-edged green foliage that matures to amber-gold as weather grows colder.
Arborvitae - American
Zone 3-7 • Mature 30' high x 10' wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' - A dense, narrowly-pyramidal variety with aromatic, yellow-green foliage in flattened sprays and exfoliating red-brown
Arborvitae - Dark Green American
Zone 2-8 • Mature 15' high x 10' wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Techny' - A dense, pyramidal variety with aromatic, yellow-green to green foliage in flattened sprays and red-brown bark.
Arborvitae - Emerald Green
Zone 2-7 • Mature 14' high x 4' wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' also called American arborvitae - A dense, narrowly-pyramidal variety with aromatic, yellow-green
foliage appears in flattened sprays and exfoliating red-brown bark.
Arborvitae - Emerald Green Carved
Zone 4-8 • Mature 15' high x 4' wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' also called American arborvitae) - A sprial-shaped version of the variety.
Arborvitae - Globe
Zone 3 • Mature 4-10’ tall x 8-12’ wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Woodwardii' - A compact globular-spreading variety with scale-like rich green foliage in flattened sprays.
Arborvitae - Green Giant
Zone 5-8 • Mature 60' high x 18' wide
Thuja plicata - A fast-growing (3-4'/year), dense, narrow, pyramidal variety with dark green foliage year-round and small cones. Often pruned
for screens or hedges.
Arborvitae - Mr. Bowling Ball
Zone 3 • Mature 24-30” tall and wide
Thuja occidentalis 'Bobozam' - A rounded dwarf variety with dense, lacy, green foliage.
Cedar - Red columnar
Zone 3-9 • Mature 15' high x 15' wide
Juniperus virginiana ‘Hetzii Columnaris’ - A bushy, open variety with blue-gray-green foliage and round, purple cones.
Cypress - Nootka
Zone 4-7 • Mature 35' high x 12' wide
Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula' - A slender, pyramidal, drooping-branched variety with a nodding central leader with widely-spaced branches
Cypress - Siberian
Zone 3 • Mature 8-12' tall x 8-10’ wide
Microbiota decussata - A dwarf variety with indefinitely spreading stems that nod at the tips and bright green foliage that turns bronze-purple
in autumn and winter. Also called Russian arborvitae.
Zone 4 • Mature 70-100’ tall x 15-25’ wide
Metasequoia glyptostroboides - An ancient deciduous conifer that has existed for some 50,000,000 years.
Dawn Redwood - Gold Rush
Zone 4 • Mature 70-100' ta;; x 15-25’ wide
Metasequoia glyptostroboides - Soft, linear, feathery, fern-like, golden foliage that turns orange-brown in fall. Trunk broadens at the base to
develop fluting at the base with age. sometimes elaborate fluting.
False Cypress - Boulevard
Zone 4 • Mature 12’ tall x 4’ wide
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' - A cone-shaped, slow-to-moderate grower with dense, silvery-blue foliage in soft plumes that turn grayish-blue
in cold winters.
False Cypress - Compact Gold Threadleaf
Zone 5 • Mature 6-10’ tall x 6’ wide
Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera aurea 'Nana' - A dwarf variety with a haystack shape and thin, golden, whip-like leaves and branches.
False Cypress - Compact Hinoki
Zone 5 • Mature 6-8' tall x 4-6’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta' - A semi-dwarf typical Hinoki-shaped variety with a rich, dark color.
False Cypress - Dwarf Hinoki
Zone 5 • Mature 5-6' tall x 2-3’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis' - An irregularly-upright variety with dark green compacted foliage. Never needs pruning.
False Cypress - Fernspray
Zone 4 • Mature 8-10' tall x 3-4’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Filicoides' - A pyramidal variety with curved limbs and fern-like green foliage.
False Cypress - Golden Fernspray
Zone 4 • Mature 6-8' tall x 4-6' wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Filicoides Aurea' - Arching sprays of golden, fern-like foliage on flattened branches that taper to a point. Needs plenty
of sun and moisture to achieve the bright color, but take care not to scorch with afternoon sun.
False Cypress - Golden Hinoki
Zone 4 • Mature 8-10' tall x 8’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' - A slow-growing variety with golden outer fans and a darker interior.
False Cypress - Hinoki
Zone 4-8 • Mature 8' high x 4' wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof' - A dwarf, rounded variety with broad fans of whorled branches and yellow-green foliage that matures to bronze
False Cypress - Koster
Zone 5 • Mature 2-4' tall x 2-4’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kosteri' - A pyramidal variety with somewhat sprawling ascending branches with downward curving tips and large, bright green,
twisted fans that bronze in winter.
False Cypress - Lemon Thread
Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera 'Lemon Thread' - A large, pyramidal variety with finely-textured green needles that are white underneath.
False Cypress - Slender Hinoki
Zone 5 • Mature 8-12' tall x 4-5’ wide
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' - A slow-growing, conical, compact variety with slender, arched, irregular, outspread branches.
False Cypress - Sun Gold Thread
Zone 4 • Mature 6' tall x 5' wide
Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera 'Sun Gold' - When young a dwarf, mounding variety with thready, golden and green foliage on drooping branches
that become pyramidal with age. Very burn resistant even in full sun.
False Cypress - Weeping Blue Alaskan
Zone 5 • Mature 30-40' tall x 20’ wide
Chameacyparis Nootkatensis Glauca Pendula - A conical crown with numerous drooping branches to the ground and soft, blue-green foliage
Fir - Balsam
Zone 3 • Mature 40-60’ tall x 15-20’ wide
Abies balsamae - A cold-hardy, aromatic variety.
Fir - Candicans White
Zone 4 • Mature 30-40’ tall x 15’ wide
Abies concolor 'Candicans' - A fast-growing variety with very large powder-blue needles. Older specimens are topped with large, erect, bluish-purple
Fir - Fraser
Zone 4-7 • Mature 50' high x 25' wide
Abies fraseri - A narrow, pyramidal variety with white-backed, flat, dark green needles, a spired crown and purplish cones.
Hemlock - Canadian
Zone 3-7 • Mature 70' high x 35' wide
Tsuga canadensis - A dense, pyramidal variety with small, dark green needles in flat sprays and small, tan cones and thick, rough bark.
Juniper - Blue Pfitzer
Zone 4 • Mature 6-8' tall x 10’ wide
Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana Glauca' - A vase-shaped variety with silver-grey foliage.
Juniper - Blue Point
Zone 4 • Mature 12’ tall x 8’ wide
Juniperus chinensis - A densely-branched, broad pyramidal variety with blue-green foliage.
Juniper - Gold
Zone 5-7 • Mature 5' high x 2' wide
Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone' - An upright, slow-growing variety with bright gold new foliage in spring that matures to bluish-green.
Juniper - Gold Coast
Zone 3 • Mature 3-4' tall x 4-5’ wide
Juniperus x Gold Coast - A compact variety with golden, lacy foliage that deepens in winter. Full sun.
Juniper - Gray Owl
Zone 2-9 • Mature 3' high x 6' wide
Juniperus virginiana - A dense variety with horizontal branches, dark blue foliage, and gray to reddish-brown, exfoliating bark and black-green
cones on the female trees. Dark blue green scale-like foliage. Foliage may turn brown-green in winter. Cultivars of this species often retain
better foliage color in winter.
Juniper - Green Sargents
Zone 4 • Mature 10” tall x 10’ wide
Juniperus chinensis Sargentii 'Viridis' - A fast-growing, broadly-spreading variety with soft green coloring all year. Very durable, tolerant of
heat, cold and drought. Full sun.
Juniper - Holger
Zone 5 • Mature 5-6' tall x 5-6’ wide
Juniperus squamata - New growth in spring is frosted with gold turning to blue-green summer color and blue-gray in winter.
Juniper - Hollywood
Zone 5-9 • Mature 15' high x 10' wide
Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa' - A loose twisted variety that lends itself well to topiary.
Juniper - Iowa
Zone 4-8 • Mature 10' high x 4' wide
Juniper chinensis - An upright, slow-growing, loose, deer-resistant, pyramidal variety with blue-green foliage and blue-green berries.
Juniper - Moonglow Upright
Zone 3 • Mature 20’ tall x 8’ wide
Juniperus scopulorum - Exceptionally showy, silvery blue foliage and A tough, broad, compact, broad pyramidal variety with silvery-blue foliage.
Juniper - Old Gold
Zone 3 • Mature 3-4' tall x 6-10’ wide
Juniperus chinensis - A compact variety with a slight arching to the tips of the branches and bright gold new growth has a bright golden-yellow
that deepens in the winter. Full sun will result in its best color.
Juniper - Robusta Green
Zone 4-9 • Mature 15' high x 7' wide
Juniperus chinensis - An irregula, upright variety with blue-green foliage in dense tufts and a heavy crop of cones.
Juniper - Sea Green
Zone 4 • Mature 6’ tall x 6-8’ wide
Juniperus chinensis - A spreading variety with upward-arching branches and dark green foliage that darkens in winter. Prefers well-drained
soils and sun.
Juniper - Skyrocket
Zone 3 • Mature 15-20' tall x 2-3’ wide
Juniperus virginiana - A tall, extremely narrow, fast-growing, columnar variety with short, silvery-blue foliage.
Juniper - Spartan Upright
Zone 5 • Mature 15' x 3-5’ tall
Juniperis chinensis - A fast-growing, densely-branched, dark green, symmetrical, pyramidal column. Tolerates heat, cold and drought.
Juniper - Upright Hetzii
Zone 4 • Mature 15' tall x 5’ wide
Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Columnaris' - An upright, pyramidal variety with dense, tight branches and bright green foliage.
Juniper - Wichita Blue
Zone 3 • Mature 10-15' tall x 4-6’ wide
Juniperus scopulorum - A broadly pyramidal variety with silver-blue foliage.
Larch - European Contorted
Zone 3-8 • Mature 8' high x 8' wide
Larix decidua 'Horstmann's Recurva' - An upright conifer with twisting, turning branchlets. Needles are green in summer and golden in autumn before
Larch - European Weeping
Zone 4 • Mature growth depends on staking
Larix decidua 'Pendula' A prostrate variety with dark green needles turn neon gold in autumn and fall in winter. Can be staked to form
an upright leader.
Larch - Japanese Diana
Zone 4 • Mature 20-25’ tall x 10-13’ wide
Larix kaempferi- A contorted, twisted variety with soft, twisted blue-green needles.
Pine - Austrian
Zone 4-7 • Mature 60' hgih x 40' wide
Pinus nigra - A medium-to-large, dense, pyramidal variety that matures to a flat dome with dark green foliage, dark brown bark and oval cones.
Pine - Blue Shag Dwarf White
Zone 3 • Mature 2-4' tall x 2-4' wide
Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag' - A compact, round true dwarf with blue-green to blue-silver foliage.
Pine - Bristlecone
Zone 4 • Mature 15-20’ tall x 8-10’ wide
Pine - Dwarf Mugo
Zone 3 • Mature 3-5' tall x 6-10’ wide
Pinus mugo Pumilio - A slow-growing, broad, spreading, dwarf variety with dark green needles. Full sun.
Pine - Limber Cesarini Blue
Zone 4-7 • Mature 25' high x 15' wide
Pinus flexilis - An upright, narrow, slow-growing, compact variety with very blue needles.
Pine - Limber Vanderwolf's Pyramid
Zone 4-7 • Mature 30' high x 15' wide
Pinus flexilis 'Vanderwolf's Pyramid' - An upright, slow-growing, pyramidal variety with close, twisted, silvery-blue-green needles.
Pine - Nana
Zone 3-8 • Mature 7' high x 10' wide
Pinus strobus - A compact, slow-growing, mounded, spreading, dwarf variety with soft silvery-blue green needles.
Pine - Pitch
Zone 4 • Mature 60' high x 50' wide
Pinus rigida - An open, irregular variety with slightly curved, dark green needles.
Pine - Slowmound Mugo
Zone 3 • Mature 203’ tall x 2-3’ wide
Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' - A slow-growing, compact, rugged, hardy, evenly-mounded dwarf variety with deep green, fine foliage. Highly tolerant of
salt and urban pollution, drought tolerant when established.
Pine - White
Zone 3-8 • Mature 80' high x 40' wide
Pinus strobus - A fasts-growing, long-lived with soft, blue-green needles and cylindrical, brown cones.
Spruce - Birdsnest
Zone 3 • Mature 3-5’ tall x 4-6’ wide
Picea abies 'Nidiformis' - A dwarf, very hardy, slow-growing, nest-shaped variety with tight, multi-layered branches. Very hardy and wind resistant.
Spruce - Colorado Blue
Zone 4 • Mature 60' tall x 20' wide
Picea pungens 'Glauca' - A symmetrical, pyramidal, variety with rigid, tiered branches densely covered with stiff gray-blue needles. Full sun.
Spruce - Colorado Blue 'Baby Blueeyes'
Zone 3-7 • Mature 12' high x 10' wide
Picea pungens - A semi-dwarf, pyramidal variety with dense blue-gray foliage that holds its color well year-round.
Spruce - Fat Albert Blue
Zone 3 • Mature 10-20’ tall x 10-12’ tall
Picea pungens - A full, pyramidal variety with a strong, straight leader and blue needles.
Spruce - Howell's Dwarf Tigertail
Picea bicolor 'Howell's Dwarf Tigertail' - A spreading, flat variety with green needles that are sliver-blue underneath. Cones are reddish-purple.
Will develop a central leader unless the leader is pruned out. Prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade.
Spruce - Montgomery Dwarf Blue
Zone 3 • Mature 10-12’ tall x 6-8’ wide
Picea pungens 'Montgomery' - A slow-growing, variety that is flat-topped when young then develops to a dense cone.
Spruce - Norway
Zone 2-7 • Mature 60' high x 30 wide
Picea abies - A large, fast-growing, pyramidal variety with four-sided, deep green foliage and cones.
Spruce - Norway Acrocona
Zone 3-7 • Mature 10' high x 10' wide
Picea abies - A small, upright variety with dark green needles and red cones at branch ends in Spring that mature to tan by Summer.
Spruce - Norway Columnar
Zone 2 • Mature 25-30’ tall x 6-8’ wide
Picea abies 'Cupressina' - A slender variety with dark green, closely-set, slightly curved needles.
Spruce - Norway Dwarf
Zone 3 • Mature 3-4' tall x 6-10' wide
Picea abies 'Pumila' - A slow-growing, dwarf variety that grows into a dense, flattened, globular mound with lower brances that spread out and upper
branches that spread upward. Prefers cool summer climates.
Spruce - Norway Dwarf Little Gem
Picea abies - A slow-growing, dense, flat-topped, globe-shaped variety with rich green needles.
Spruce - Norway Weeping
Zone 2 • Mature growth depends on staking
Picea abies 'Farnsburg' - A small, compact variety with trailing, draping branches and soft needles soft. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil.
Spruce - Norway Weeping
Zone 3-7 • Mature 15' high x 15' wide
Picea abies 'Pendula' - An irregular variety with a final form dependent on training. It will sprawl unless supported.
Spruce - Norway White Tipped
Zone 2 • Mature 30-40' tall x 10-15’ wide
Picea abies 'Argenteospicata' - A narrow, upright variety with dark green foliage with bright yellow tips that fade to green during the summer.
Spruce - Prostrate Alcocks
Zone 5 • Mature 3' tall x 8-10’ wide
Spruce - Serbian
Zone 4 • Mature 60' tall x 20' wide
Picea Omorika - A narrow, pyramidal, spire-like variety with pendant branches that ascend at the tips.
Spruce - Weeping Blue
Zone 2 • Mature 15' high x 5' wide
Picea pungens 'Glauca Slenderina Pendula' - A very hardy, slow-growing, drooping-branched, densely-packed, columnar variety with blue needles.
Spruce - Weeping White
Zone 2-8 • Mature 30' high x 10' wide
Picea glauca 'Pendula' - A drooping-branched variety with short, densely-packed needles.
Spruce - White
Zone 2-6 • Mature 60' high x 20' wide
Picea glauca - An extremely hardy variety with blue-green, aromatic foliage and pale brown cones.
Yew - Dense Spreading
Zone 4 • Mature 3-4' tall x 4-6’ wide
Taxus x. media 'Densiformis' - A versatile, low-growing, wide-spreading variety with a very dense center and dark green needles.
Yew - Hicks Upright
Zone 4 • Mature 10-12' tall x 3-4’ wide
Taxus x. media 'Hicksii' - A narrow, columnar variety with long, upright branches and glossy dark green foliage. Needs well-drained.