and dwarf conifers can serve as versatile plants whether you have a small or large perennial garden. You can use these
small conifers as anchors of everchanging plant varieties such as vertical clematis in a design and in clusters with other
dwarf or miniature conifers. Compact conifers as anchor plants provide attractive stability in a bed or border as bulbs,
perennials and annuals come and go. Conifers with all types of contours from low mounds to pyramids can be used in this
A common challenge that gardeners
face is finding plants that add height without taking up a lot of space. A miniature or dwarf conifer with either a
vertical narrow habit or a pyramidical form can lend height to a combination and serve as a focal point or add depth
to a small or narrow bed. In addition to enhancing mixed plantings, small conifers can be grouped with other plants
to add year-round color, form and texture to your gardens.
The majority of the miniature and dwarf conifers we offer are Zone 3 and 4 hardy and
others are Zone 5 hardy. Most varieties offered don't get taller than 1 - 6 feet in 10 years! These small conifers
are adaptable to themed gardens such as Zen, fairy and railroad scapes and are ideal for planting in rock gardens and containers.
A selection of Bonsai trees is also available.
Ten new varieties of dwarf conifers are being added to our inventory of dwarf conifers for 2018.
If you are looking for an unusual variety, check out 'Whipcord'. The highly unusual foliage of this
low, mop-head-like plant consists of long thick glossy tendrils that suggest Independence Day fireworks.