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  • Savin Juniper

    Upright in habit with dark green foliage. Compact growth makes this an excellent choice for the foundation planting.

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  • Prince of Wales Juniper

    Low-growing, forming a dense mat 4-6 inches high. Medium, bright green color. During late fall and winter the exposed leaves are purple tinged. Very hardy. Found in 1931 in the Pedkisco Creek area of Alberta, Canada, near the Morden Research Station and introduced by them in 1967.

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  • Blue Prince Juniper

    This creeping juniper was created by Van Vloten Nursery in Alberta, Canada and introduced by Bailey Nurseries. Noted for an incredible blue hue to the needles, it has a nice compact, prostrate growth habit. Use it to drape over timber and rock walls where you can really appreciate the intense blue tones of the foliage, especially in winter months.

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  • Copper Delight™ Juniper

    Dense, slightly mounded evergreen provides color interest year round. Attractive, light green foliage in summer transitions to coppery-bronze in fall, particularly on new tip growth. Can be used as a groundcover or for foundation plantings. Drought tolerant. Use to pollinate Blueberry Delight.

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  • Gold Cone Juniper

    This dwarf evergreen makes a strong vertical statement in the landscape with its canary-yellow tipped foliage. Female plants bear the bluish-gray juniper berries. Introduced by Kordes Nursery, Germany.

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  • White Fir

    Blue-green needles and light colored new growth give this plant a cheerful appearance. One of the most desirable pyramidal evergreen trees in the landscape. Prefers moist, well drained soils. 2000 MI Growers' Choice Award Winner. 2003 Great Plants® Award. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

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  • Canaan Fir

    Canaan fir is an attractive medium-sized evergreen tree exhibiting a relatively dense, pyramidal crown with a slender spire-like tip that often imparts a formal appearance. Foliage color is lustrous dark green to bluish-green with silvery stomatic bands on the underside of its needles. Can be used in the landscape as a screen or its formal appearance makes it a suitable accent.

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  • Silver Lace Vine

    A vigorous growing twining vine. Small white or green-white flowers produced in dense panicles during August when few other woody plants are in bloom. Excellent for fences, trellises and arbors. Full sun or shade.

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  • Boston Ivy

    Dense, self-clinging vine. Attractive, thick, glossy green foliage with exceptional fall color of orange to red. Blue-black berries favored by the birds. Excellent for covering masonry.

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  • Woodbine

    Rapid growing vine that does not have holdfasts, therefore it will not cling to walls. New growth is bronze to red-tinged changing to rich lustrous green in summer. Deep, burgundy-red autumn coloring. Small blue fruits attractive to birds. Previously listed as P. quinquefolia, Virginia Creeper. Full sun or shade.

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