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 arizonica
Native to central Arizona, this 40 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide conifer is quite variable, with foliage running the range from green to blue gray or silvery. Bark is rough and furrowed.
C. a. glabra (often sold as C. glabra) is virtually identical to the species, but has smooth, cherry red bark.
To 2 ft. high or a bit more,2 1/2–3 1/2 ft. wide. Flower stems 2–3 in. long, with maroon b...
Medium-size, very hardy fan palm (to 10°F/°12°C or lower). Moderate to fast growth to 30...
Includes several subspecies, all stocky plants 1 1/2–3 ft. tall and wide, with narrow gray or gr...