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Evergreens for Small Yards

Evergreens well-suited to a smaller property (mine is a third of an acre). Drought tolerance is a plus.

Cedrus deodara Snow Sprite White Tipped Himalayan Cedar

Cedrus deodara 'Creampuff' Semi-Dwarf White Himalayan Cedar - such an artful tree

Just got one of these for the garden between the front gate and the garage. So cute and fluffy and it looks like it's glowing in its little shaded corner. - Deodara Snow Sprite Dwarf Cedar.

Deodar Cedar, Himalayan Cedar 'Karl Fuchs'

Cedrus deodara ' Feelin Blue ' Weeping Himalayan Cedar

Cedrus deodara, Himalayan Cedar 'Prostrate Beauty'

Silver Mist Himalayan Cedar - Cedrus deodara 'Silver Mist' - PNW Plants

Cedrus deodara ' Sanders Blue ' Blue Himalayan Cedar: Cedrus deodara ' Sanders Blue ' Blue Himalayan Cedar with a medium growth rate and a upright skinny shape that will grow taller than wide. New growth is powder blue and has a graceful drooping form. Older growth slowly darkens with age to a blue-green which really shows off the new tips. Soil should be loose and well drained. At full maturity may reach 40'.

Evergreen patio pots.

Rustic charm - Topiary conifers planted in rustic pots make a gorgeous feature for entrance ways.

Spirea thunbergii 'Mt. Fuji' is a luscious lime green in summer, which together with the cool blue tones of Picea pungens 'Fat Albert' ease the summer heat.

Medora Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora'): Attractive blue green foliage on a narrow column that holds form well without pruning! Excellent vertical accent, useful for landscape framing. Very durable specimen that tolerates heat, cold, drought, and seacoast exposure. Evergreen. Slow-growing; 10-ft tall and 2-3 ft wide.

Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis): Popular evergreen tree having a graceful, densely-branched form. Excellent when used for screening, groupings and accents. Trim into a lovely hedge that thrives under most conditions. Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. :

Blue Angel White Pine: A slower growing selection that will maintain a uniform and densely-branched upright form. Its silvery blue-green needles are brighter, creating a handsome specimen. Evergreen.

A privacy hedge row does not have to be a line of the same plant material, mix it up for a variety of color.

Pinus Strobus "nana" is a slower grower and will eventually reach 4.5' tall by 8' wide. It's soft, evergreen and really lovely. Bullet proof too!

Dwarf pine tree Pinus strobus 'Nana' in garden - in some pics it looks green, in others, blue. I'll have to visit a nursery to learn the true color.

Dwarf white pine Pinus strobus 'Nana,'

Dwarf Eastern White Pine is an evergreen conifer displaying soft delicate blue-green needles on a compact shrub. Pinus strobus 'Nana' is hardy to zones 3-9, prefers full sun and a moderately moist slightly acidic soil. Dwarf Eastern White Pine is slow growing reaching an eventual 3 feet tall by 4- 6 feet wide and is deer resistant.

Blue Shag Eastern White Pine - Monrovia - zone 3-8. This easy-care Conifer has a dwarf, dense habit with short, blue green needles that are soft to the touch. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions and effective in rock gardens, shrub borders or as a specimen. Evergreen.

Kanada kuusk Daisy's White, Picea glauca Daisys White