THUJA occidentalis 'Smaragd'

General description

Eastern Arborvitae is a pyramidal, cone-breaing evergreen tree native to eastern North America. Its flattened sprays of dense, rich green foliage provide year-round interest. The selection Emerald ('Smaragd') features a compact, conical habit and bright emerald-green scaled needles that hold their color all winter, unlike many forms of the species.

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THUJA occidentalis 'Globosa'

General description

A small tidy shrub introduced more than 100 years ago, 'Globosa' is a dense compact spherical form of this eastern North American native. Its fan-like sprays of soft, feathery, bright green foliage may take on a coppery cast in winter. The leaves emit a pungent odor when bruised. The small tan female cones are not ornamentally significant.

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JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

General description

The tall, strikingly narrow silhouette and feathery, blue-green foliage of 'Skyrocket' stand out like an exclamation point in the landscape. A cultivar of Rocky Mountain juniper, it is well-adapted to dry, cold climates and poor, rocky soils.

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