These conifers have tiny scalelike leaves that are closely set on cord-like branches and bear interesting globular, golf ball–size cones made up of shield-shaped scales. Need little pruning.Cupressus cashmeriana
Native to Kashmir and Tibet. Striking, narrowly pyramidal tree, 40–60 ft. tall and 15–20 ft. wide. Main branches are upright but produce beautiful long, pendulous, flattened branchlets of aromatic blue-green foliage. Best with regular water. Not tolerant of strong winds or extreme heat.
Native to Australia but naturalized in parts of the West and Southwest. Forms a dense, foot-high mat o...
FromCalifornia. Erect or sprawlingto 2–3 ft. high and 3 ft. wide.Ovate green leaves to 1 3/4 in.long. ...
South Africa. A tough, easy-to-grow evergreen ground cover. Plants spread by runners to make a thick c...