Andorra

Height 18" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A compact variety that stays dense in the center with soft gray-green foliage that turns purple-bronze in the winter.

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Compacta')

ARCADIA

Height 12-18' x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Rich green foliage with lacy texture and semi-spreading habit. Likes fully exposed areas. Resistant to juniper blight. Thrives in rocky soil or where soil is thin. Use on slopes or to drape off retaining walls.

(Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia')

BIRDS NEST SPRUCE

Height 3' x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

A beautiful dwarf spruce, broad and slow growing. Light green foliage on spreading branches that rise up with slight nodding tips. Best in full sun or minimal shade. Prefers moist sandy acidic soil, but can grow in a variety of soils. Prefers full sun with afternoon shade.

(Picea abies 'Nidiformis')

BLACK HILLS SPRUCE

Height 35-45' x 25-30'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Shapely "Christmas tree" type evergreen with blue-green needles. Shears easily. Useful in hedges or windbreaks. Purplish cones mature to brown in the fall. Very tolerant of alkaline soils.

(Picea glauca 'densata')

BLUE CHIP

Height 8-10" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A prostrate form that maintains an outstanding blue color all season. Best in sun or light shade. It has a dense carpet-like habit that needs little shearing. Plants spread fairly fast and can be planted 5' apart. Tolerant of heat and drought. Winter color is an attractive silvery plum color with purplish tips.

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip')

BLUE PRINCE

Height 6" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A creeping variety from Canada. Incredible blue hue compact and good for draping over timber and rock walls. Maintains its beautiful blue through winter.

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Prince')

BLUE STAR

Height 2' X 4'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Slow growing mound of bright steel-blue foliage. Full sun to light shade. Prefers the cooler climates. Likes moist well drained soils.

(Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star')

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE

Height 60' x 10-20'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

This beautiful spruce varies in color from gray-green to blue green. The dense foliage needs little shearing. Likes fully exposed, well drained locations. Best in full sun.

(Picea pungens var. glauca)

DWARF NORWAY SPRUCE

Height 3-4 x 3-4'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

A dwarf, dense selection that forms a broad globe with attractive light green foliage. Very hardy. Prefers a colder climate and full sun, but will tolerate light shade. Slow grower and grows approximately 2" per year based on growing conditions. Needs well drained soil, average watering needs, but do not overwater.

(Picea abies 'Pumila')

FAT ALBERT SPRUCE

Height 15' x 8-10'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

This grafted variety is slow growing and is ideal for locations where other spruces normally can reach 60' in height. Thrives in full sun but can tolerate a few hours of shade.

(Picea pungens 'Fat Albert')

GLOBE BLUE SPRUCE

Height 3-5' X 5-6'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Compact, rounded to mound shaped with beautiful blue foliage. Valuable as an accent or specimen plant. Very slow growing.

(Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa')

HETZ MIDGET

Height 2 x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Dense globe form and does not need any shearing. Hetz can tolerate light shade. When grown in shade, as with most arborvitaes, there will be less fullness and will have more open branching. Color remains green in winter.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget')

HOLMSTRUP

Height 4-5' x 1.5-2'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

A compact plant with an upright habit. Bright green color and light bushy foliage gives the plant a textured appearance. Does well in light shade. Likes moist soil and can tolerate poor drainage. Growth is approximately 6" per year based on care and location.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup')

MEDORA

Height 10-12' x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Upright

A selection from the Badlands of North Dakota. A slender-shaped variety with a blue-green color that holds into winter. Grows well in dry locations once established. Excellent cold tolerance. Slow growing and needs little shearing. For windbreaks space 3' apart. Deer tolerant.

(Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora')

MUGHO PINE

Height 3-5'x 3-6'
Zone 2.00
Pine

Dwarf, bright green color in all seasons. Attractive mounded shape that can be maintained by pruning. Especially nice in early summer when new candle growth appears. Very rugged and hardy. Full sun, but can tolerate partial shade conditions.

(Pinus mugo pumilio)

OLD GOLD

Height 2-3' x 4-5'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Best of golden spreaders. New growth has a bright golden color that deepens in winter. Slow growing. Soft lacy texture. Full sun results in best color. Resistant to cedar rust and twig blight disease.

(Juniperus chinensis 'Old Gold')

PONDEROSA PINE

Height 55'x 40'
Zone 2.00
Pine

Pyramidal in shape and more open with age. Will grow on most soils including very sandy soils, or on sites with very little top-soil . Good drainage required and drought tolerant once established. Rapid growth Best pine for general use, too large for small lots.

(Pinus ponderosa)

PRINCE OF WHALES

Height 6" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Dense mat of medium bright green color. During late fall edges will be purple tinged. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions. Good rock garden plant or for erosion control on slopes. Needs only occasional watering once established.

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Whales')

PYGMY GLOBE

Height 2-4' x 2-4'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Bright green foliage on a dwarf compact shrub that needs no shearing to keep its shape. Slow growing. Prefers moist well drained soil. Once established can tolerate some heat and drought.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Pygmy Globe')

RUSSIAN CYPRESS

Height 1.5' x 3-5'
Zone 2.00
Russian Cyprus

A dwarf, densely branched evergreen with low spreading form and lacy foliage that resembles Arborvitae. Bright green summer color turning plum to bronze in winter. Grows in both full sun and full shade. Grows slowly the first years then can grow up to 12" thereafter. Grows best in well drained soils.

(Microbiota decussata)

SAVIN

Height 2-3' x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Upright with dark green foliage. Produces small blue-gray berries. Can be sheared annually in early summer when new growth has been established to the desired shape and size. Tolerates poor soils. Can withstand drought conditions once established. Foliage and fruit are poisonous. Deer resistant. Full sun.

(Juniperus sabina)

SEA GREEN

Height 4-6' x 6-8'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Attractive mint green foliage on graceful, fountain-like arching branches. Color of foliage will darken in cold weather. Likes moist well drained soil, and can withstand some drought once establised. Fast growth. Responds well to pruning. Prune in May or June after new growth has had time to establish.

(Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green')

SUTHERLAND

Height 20' x 6'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Upright

Broad pyramidal form with silver-green foliage. Strong but slow grower. A good choice for prairie climates. Grows well in dry locations once established and has excellent cold tolerance. A cultivar of the Rocky Mountain Juniper. Does not like wet soil.

(Juniperus scopulorum 'Sutherland')

TAUNTON SPREADING YEW

Height 3-4' x 4-6'
Zone 4.00
Yew

This spreading evergreen has short dark needles and is very hardy. Although it has excellent resistance to wind burn, planting in a location that is less susceptible to harsh winter winds or afternoon sun will provide even better protection. Grows best in moist well drained soil. Planting the crown of the plant 1-2" higher than surrounding soil may provide better growth if soil is a problem. The female plants will have red berries which are considered poisonous. Grows well in sun or shade.

(Taxus x media 'Tauntoni')

TECHNITO

Height 6' x 30'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

This variety has the same dark green color as Techny and requires less shearing because of its compact form. Slow growing. Grows in sun to partial shade and grows in a variety of soils, but prefers moisture.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Bailjohn')

TECHNY

Height 12-15' x 6-8'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Fast growing and dark green foliage. Good for screens and tall sheared hedges by spacing 2-4'. Desired shape and size can be done annually in early summer after new growth has developed. Good in full sun or light shade.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Techny')

TECHNY GLOBE

Height 4-5' x 4-5'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Has been trimmed into a globe shape. Will require pruning to maintain a confined shape.

(Thuja occidentalis 'Techny Globe')

WEBBER

Height 6" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Very low, dense plant with blue-green foliage Low carpet-like habit, very uniform.

(Juniperus 'Weberi')

WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE

Height 6'x 8'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Unique accent plant. Slow growing with pendulous branching that grows outward and not upward. Staking will create the upward growth. Size depends on how it is staked. Untrained it will grow 1-3' tall and 15' wide at maturity. Could then be used as a ground cover or as a drapping accent over walls. Short dark green needles are attractive all year. Prefers moist soil. Full sun to partial shade.

(Picea abies 'Pendula')

YEW - UPRIGHT

Height 25'-40'x 25'x 35'
Zone 4.00
Yew

Dense slow grower with rich, dark green foliage. Prefers shade but can tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Tolerates shearing and can be used as a trimmed 8-10'hedge. Requires good drainage.

(Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata')