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.
Native from North Carolina to Texas, this upright evergreen can be trained as a shrub that branches de...
Forms a dense mound of gray-green foliage about 2 ft. tall, with equal or greater width. Flowers are p...
Grows to 2 ft. high or a bit more and 2 1/2–3 1/2 ft. wide. Flower stems are 2–3 in. long,...