Colorful Seasons
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Alexandria, MN 56308
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Nursery - Everygreen Shrubs

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Techny Arborvitae

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Globe Arborvitae

Below is a subject to availability listing of Evergreen Shrubs that we will carry in 2019
PDF version here: 2019 NURSERY PRICES
Many more varieties become available throughout the season. Please call or stop in to check out our complete selection.

2019 GLOBE EVERGREENS

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
SUN: S
LIGHT SHADE: LS
SHADE: SH

ARBORVITAE

Anna's Magic Ball           Zone: 3-7                                                                                                                              thuja occidentalis 'Anna Van Vloten'                                                                                                                          Height: 10-15"      Shape: Round                                                                                                                              Width: 10-15"       Foliage: Yellow                                                                                                                              "New" a cute little sphere of cheerful yellow foliage.                                                                                          Developed in Canada and holds is color all year long.                                                                                                    Its petite size and tight rounded shape works well in                                                                                                       any landscape.                                                                                                                                                                         #2 - $49.95

Mr. Bowling Ball         Zone: 4-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Bobazam’
Height: 2-3’          Shape: Round
Width: 2-3’           Foliage: Gray-green
Soft finely textured needles, almost feathery in
appearance. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate light
shade. Perfect for borders, rock gardens or as a
specimen, especially in formal gardens.
#2 - $49.95

Woodward Globe Arborvitae        Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Woodward’
Height: 3-5’          Shape: Globe
Width: 3-4’           Foliage: Green
Rich green. Retains its globe shape without trimming.
Good in full sun or light shade.
#2 - $42.95
#5 - $64.95

Hetz Midget Arborvitae        Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’
Height: 24”            Shape: Globe
Width: 3’                Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Dwf, globe shaped evergreen with dark green
foliage.
#2 - $44.95
#5 - $68.95

Technito Globe Arborvitae       Zone: 3-7
Thuja occidentalis ‘BailJohn’
Height: 2’               Shape: Compact
Width: 2’                Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Very compact, excellent accent plant. Keeps dark
green foliage color throughout Winter.
#5 - $78.95

2019 SPREADING EVERGREENS

JUNIPER

Blue Chip Juniper       Zone: 3-8
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’
Height: 10”             Shape: Low, Spr.
Width: 3-5’             Foliage: Blue
A prostrate juniper that maintains an outstanding
blue color all season. Best in full sun or light shade
Compact growth needs little shearing.
#2 - $34.95

Sea Green Juniper        Zone: 4-8
Juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’
Height: 4-6’             Shape: Spr.
Width: 4-6’              Foliage: Green
Attractive mint-green foliage on graceful, fountain
like arching branches make this an excellent
evergreen for the foundation.
#2 - $34.95

Prince of wales Juniper         Zone: 3-8
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Prince of Wales’
Height: 6”                Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-5’              Foliage: Green
Very low growing. Medium bright green. Purple
tinge in fall and winter. Very hardy.
#2 - $34.95

Wilton Blue Rug Juniper         Zone: 3-8
Juniperus Horizontalis ‘Wiltoni’
Height: 4-6”             Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-5’              Foliage: Blue
One of the best prostrate junipers, forms a dense
mat of blue foliage. Excellent as a groundcover
or bank planting. Likes to drape over walls!
#2 - $34.95

2019 UPRIGHT EVERGREENS

ARBORVITAE

Holmstrup Arborvitae          zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Holmstrup’
Height: 5’                   Shape: Upright
Width: 24”                 Foliage: Green
A very compact evergreen with bright green foliage.
Will tolerate light shade and poor drainage.
#7 - $99.95

North Pole Arborvitae Zone: 3-7
Thuja occidentalis 'Art Boe'
Height: 10-15' Shape: Pyramidal
Width: 3-5' Foliage: Green
Strongly pyramidal with a narrow habit. A very
cool new evergreen that will add elegance to
your garden or landscape year round! Excellent
hardiness and fast growing. It is very resistant
to winter burn.
#3 - $58.95

Pyramidal Arborvitae             zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Pyramidal’
Height: 12-25’           Shape: Columnar
Width: 3-6’                Foliage: Green
A fast growing , hardy, narrow cone shaped evergreen.
Bright green, soft foliage. Shape easily
maintained by minimum trimming.
#7 - $99.95

Technito Arborvitae         zone: 3-7
Thuja occidentalis ‘ BailJohn’
Height: 6’                   Shape: Upright
Width: 30”                 Foliage: Green
Has attractive dark green foliage and retains it
through the winter. Requires less pruning than
regular techny.
#7 - $104.95

Techny Arborvitae         zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Techny’
Height: 12-15’          Shape: Upright
Width: 6-8’               Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Broadly pyramidal evergreen with dense, dark green
foliage that holds its color in winter.
#20-3' - $197.95

Minikin Hemlock   Zone: 4
suga diversifolia 'Minikin'  
Height: 6' Shape: Broad Upright
Width: 4' Foliage: Green
This plant is globe shaped when young and becomes
more vigorous and oval shaped with age.
Sun-part shade.
#3 - $83.95

2019 SPECIMEN EVERGREENS

Birdsnest Spruce       zone: 3-7
Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’
Height: 3’                 Shape: Spr.
Width: 2-3’              Foliage: Gr.
A very slow growing dwf. plant. A distinctive
plant for rock gardens or specimen use. Hardy
best in full sun or light shade.
#2 - $41.95

Dwf. Alberta Spruce        zone: 4-6
Picea glauca ‘Conica’
Height: 5’                 Shape: Upright
Width: 2-3’              Foliage: Gr.
A very slow growing, compact miniature spruce.
Bright green foliage. Needs some protection.
#2 - $47.95

Golden Mops   Zone: 4-8
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mops'
Height: 5' Shape: Low growing
Width: 7' Foliage: Gold
A lovely and different accent plant. Mop-like
stems with a relatively low, semi-weeping habit.
Retains its color best in full sun.
#2 - $41.95

Little Gem Spruce (Iseli)Zone: 4
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’
Height: 12"              Shape: Round
Width: 24"               Foliage: Green
Very small compact round shrub, adaptable and
hardy, very slow growing; excellent choice for small
scale form in rock gardens or accent shrub. Deer do not
really care for this plant. Full sun to part shade.
#3 - $54.95

Little Gem Spruce Standard (Iseli)         Zone: 4
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’
Height: Standard    Shape: Round
Width: 24"               Foliage: Green
A petite evergreen tree that will fit neatly into any
sunny spot in your landscape. Perfect for by a patio
or entryway, gate or path. Full sun to part shade.
#3 - $115.95

Pusch Spruce (Iseli)         Zone: 3
Picea abies ‘Pusch’
Height: 2'                  Shape: Globe - broad shape
Width: 3'                  Foliage: Green
This plant produces loads of red cones in the spring.
The tiny cones brown as they age. Globe shape when
young, developing an upright broad shape as it
matures.
#3 - $73.95

St. Mary's Spruce (Iseli) Zone: 2
Picea pungens 'St. Mary's Broom'
Height: 1'                Shape: Spreading
Width: 2'                 Foliage: Blue
A dwf. blue, bun shaped selection, this slow growing
plant has relatively long, widely angled needles. It
maintains a mounding or globose habit, without any
tendency to develop a leader.
#3 - $84.95

St. Mary's Spruce  Standard (Iseli)         Zone: 2
Picea pungens 'St. Mary's Broom'
Height: 1'                Shape: Spreading
Width: 2'                 Foliage: Blue
Same as St. Mary's Broom only on a standard.
#3 - $102.95

Montgomery Blue Spruce Standard Zone: 2
Picea pungens 'Montgomery'
Height: 4' varies Shape: Upright
Width: 2-3' Foliage: Blue
Unique standard with beautiful blue color foliage,
height varies from area to area, color is best in
full sun.
#6 - $179.95

Mini Twists Pine   Zone: 3
Picea pungens Mini Twists'
Height: 6' Shape: Round
Width: 4' Foliage: Green
This plant is a great fit for the smaller garden
and landscape. Its small twisted and curvy
needles will create an unusual texture and specimen.
Very unique!
#3 - $98.95

Mugho Pine      Zone: 2-7
Pinus Mugho Pumilio
Height: 4’                Shape: Mounded
Width: 3-6’             Foliage: Green
Dwf. mushroom shaped pine bright green color
in all seasons. Very hardy and rugged.
#1 - $22.95
#5 - $67.95

Russian Cypress         zone: 2-6
Microbiota decussata
Height: 12”              Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-4’              Foliage: Gr.
A dwf, densely branched evergreen. Low flat green
spreader, with foliage that resembles arborvitae.
Bronze winter color. Shade tolerant.
#2 - $41.95

2019 SHADE EVERGREENS

YEW

Nana Aurescens Yew  (Iseli)   zone: 4
Taxus cuspidata ‘Nana Aurescens’
Height: 4’               Shape: Spreading
Width: 8’                Foliage: Yellow
New growth on this low growing Japanese Yew
bursts a brilliant golden color, then the plant turns
green. Each year the new growth makes a dramatic
splash of color when it emerges. Protect from scorching
summer sun.
#3 - $71.95

Taunton Spreading Yew       zone: 4
Taxus media ‘Tauntonii’
Height: 3-4’            Shape: Spr. Globe
Width: 4-6’             Foliage: Green
A slow spreading globe. Requires minimum trimming.
outstanding characteristic is its resistance to winter
burn. A superior spreading type.
#2 - $43.95
#5 - $72.95

Upright Yew Zone: 4-7
Taxus cuspidata ‘Capitata’
Height: 25'+ Shape: Upright
Width:  25'
Foliage: Green
Dense, slow grower, with rich dark green foliage.
Full sun to heavy shade. Can be used as a 8-10' trimmed hedge.
#7-2.5’ - $162.95