Low Growing Evergreens (generally less than 6 feet)
Generally growing less than 6 feet, these shrubs screen unwanted objects and views all year, can be used to stabilize slopes or embankments, and add color to winter landscapes. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from mounded to upright to trailing.
- Intermediate Sized Evergreens (6-20 feet) 74%
Growing 6-20 feet tall, they retain foliage year-round, and soften structural edges around foundations, under windows, at corners, or against walls. Like mid-sized shrubs, they create structure and depth in mixed plantings, and provide backdrop for...
- Low-Growing Evergreen Shrubs 50%
The fine-textured foliage and formal silhouette of Buxus 'Glencoe', Chicagoland Green™ boxwood, offers an important year-round structural element to any landscape Generally grow less than 4 feet tall Include cone-bearing plants with...
- Globe Blue Spruce 25%
Botanical Name: Picea pungens 'Globosa'Common Name: Globe Blue Spruce Updated 11/2012 Height: 3-5' Spread: 3-6' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: Slow Zone: 2-8Cultural Requirements: Best in well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers slightly-acidic pH...
- Bird's Nest Norway Spruce 25%
Botanical Name: Picea abies 'Nidiformis'Common Name: Bird's Nest Norway Spruce Updated 11/2012 Height: 3-5' Spread: 3-6' Habit/Form: Broad, dense Growth Rate: Slow Zone: 2-8Cultural Requirements: Best in well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers...
- Selection Factors to Consider 24%
Selecting a tree that will thrive in a given set of site conditions is the key to long-term tree survival. The following is a list of the site conditions to consider before selecting a tree for planting. Soil Conditions The condition...
- Intermediate Sized Deciduous Trees (25-40 feet) 21%
Intermediate-sized trees generally grow 25-40 feet tall. Like large trees, intermediate-sized trees provide shade, warming, shelter, and privacy. They absorb noise, dirt, heat, and glare from the pavement and street. Be mindful of the growth needs...