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. They need little pruning.
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.
This evergreen shrub is native to China and Japan. Has rather rigid, sprawling, angular habit of growt...
Europe’s only native palm, this also grows on Mediterranean islands and in northwest Africa. Hav...
Hardy to 0°F/–18°C, but foliage is damaged by winter cold. Chinese native. Dense, uprigh...