concolor 'Candicans' -
Candicans Concolor Fir
Bright blue foliage and a more open habit separate this
cultivar from the species. The ultimate size is
similar in height to other firs at 30-50' but has a narrow
form with width of 12-20'.
concolor 'Compacta' -
Dwarf Concolor Fir
Dense and slow growing. A beautiful blue needle and
stunted growth habit make this a specimen for smaller
gardens. Grows 6-10'.
Abies homolepis - Nikko Fir
Great for screening because of its wider stance than most
firs. New cones are brilliant red aging to purple and
stand erect off the branches Grows to 50' under
- Korean Fir
Dark green needles with a silver underside. Rather
small in stature growing only to 30'. Beautiful purple
cones make this plant easy to identify from other firs.
Abies koreana 'Aurea'
- Dwarf Golden Korean
Golden needles with a spreading irregular habit - purple
cones. Slow growing to 15-20' tall.
Abies koreana 'Compact Dwarf'
- Dwarf Korean Fir
Compact, tight form with beautiful violet purple upright
cones. Slow growing.
Currently out of Stock
nordmanniana ‘Tortifolia’ -
Curly Nordmann Fir
Shiny, green needles curl over the twigs to reveal some of
the white undersides.
Abies procera ‘Glauca’
- Blue Noble Fir
The bluest of the firs. Slow growing, large pyramidal habit,
heavy with cones. Can be used as a specimen or naturalized.
Currently out of Stock
A superb spreading evergreen similar to yew but with coarse,
longer needles and fleshy seeds the size of small plums. It
tolerates shearing and shade.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’
- Columnar Plum Yew
A narrow column of dark-green needles rising 6-8’ tall.
Excellent in the shade. Deer
lawsoniana ‘Golden Candles’ -
Pyramidal form with attractive golden foliage all year long.
Grows 15-20' tall. Full sun for best
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Golden Showers’ - Golden Showers
Small evergreen tree with bright gold leaves that slightly
twist to reveal a blue tint. Grows 15-20' tall, sun to part
lawsoniana ‘Van Pelt’ -
Van Pelt Lawson Cypress
Upright, conical plant that will grow to approximately 20
ft. Has powder-blue foliage.
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Green Arrow’ - Green Arrow
Very slender form that grows to 25' with pendulous branches.
Tall and thin to the point of being a green arrow shooting
Currently out of Stock
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’
- Weeping Alaskan Cedar
Graceful, elegantly arranged pendulous branches and rich
green foliage Thrives in damp climates, grows up to 25-30’.
nootkatensis ‘Variegata’ -
An upright, pyramidal form with white frosted tips against
the dark green foliage. A vigorous grower.
- Hinoki Falsecypress
Foliage is a rich, dark green on this upright conifer.
Beautiful in a background or as a specimen. Fast growing to
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Blue Feathers'
- Blue feathers Hinoki Cypress
soft blue juvenile foliage on this compact3-4' tall conifer.
Full sun. Great for a rock garden.
obtusa ‘Chado Yoderi’ -
Chado Yoderi Hinoki
Slow growing, semi dwarf growth habit, with blue/green
mostly plumose juvenile foliage when young with typical
green, adult scale-like foliage progressively dominating
with age. Grows to 3-4’.
obtusa ‘Cripsii’ -
Beautiful upright growing falsecypress with bright golden
yellow fern-like foliage. Grows in sun or filtered shade.
Shaded foliage is green. Grows to 15-20’.
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Graciosa’ - Fernspray Hinoki
Wonderful oriental look with loose open dark green foliage
that is slightly twisted.
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Graciosa Aurea’ -
Golden Fernspray Hinoki
The ferny open look of Fernspray Falsecypress with a bright
golden foliage. Place in sun for best color.
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Kosteri’ -
Koster’s Hinoki Cypress
A dwarf form with light green, downward, cupped twisted
foliage in layers. Forms an irregular pyramid with age. Slow
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Mariesii’ -
Lacy foliage tipped and spotted with creamy variegation.
Can grow to 4' in a semi-pyramidal form. Very showy!
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Gracilis’
- Dwarf Hinoki Cypress
Slow growing, pyramidal tree with thick dark green foliage.
Grows to about 8’ tall. Oriental characteristics. Highly
prized in the conifer garden.
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Kosteri’* - Dwarf
An extremely compact form of Kosteri falsecypress that we
came across in our travels. Dark green with lacy
foliage that grows to only 2' tall!
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana
Dwarf Golden Hinoki Cypress
upright form with tips of sprays tinged with lemon-gold.
Grows slowly and makes a good accent in light shade to full
sun. Perfectly hardy here in Western Michigan.
obtusa 'Saffron Spray' -
foliage is accented with yellow and white variegation.
This makes for a real centerpiece. Forms a small
pyramid to 6'.
obtusa 'Split Rock' -
Split Rock Hinoki Cypress
pyramidal plant has both green adult and blue juvenile
foliage, giving the plant textural interest. Slow growing.
The bluest obtusa available
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Tempelhof’ -
Slender pyramidal habit with whorled, flattened sprays of
dark green foliage and slightly drooping branch tips.
Grows to 6' tall and to 8' wide.
Twisted Hinoki Cypress
A Hinoki with a twist, literally! A broad upright plant with
coarse, threadlike foliage curled and contorted. New growth
is lighter green. Semi-dwarf growing up to 6-8’.
obtusa ‘Tsatsumi Gold’
- Tsatsumi Gold
Thread-like contorted and twisted golden foliage. Grows
8-10' tall. Sun for best color!
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Wells Special’ - Well’s Hinoki
Medium growing upright shrub. Grows 15-20’ in height with a
4-6’ spread. Narrow fastigiate form, fairly fast growing.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Baby Blue'
Baby Blue Cypress
Densely packed bright blue foliage forms a small 6 ft.
upright rounded "Sawara Falsecypress" for that special place
in the garden.
pisifera 'Boulevard' -
Silvery blue-green foliage makes this an outstanding accent
plant for the border or specimen planting. Grows to 15' but
can be easily managed with pruning.
pisifera 'Compressa' -
Dark green congested foliage appears like a mound of moss.
Dense low growth habit to 2-3' in height.
pisifera ‘Filifera’ -
Conical, small tree with spreading branches, pendulous
branchlets and green, thread-like foliage. Can grow up to
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera
Gold Thread Falsecypress
foliage with nodding tips, forms a bright, golden, loose
pyramid about 6'. An outstanding highlight in any garden!
‘Filifera Variegata’ -
Much like the gold and green varieties, this one has
thread-like foliage and creamy white variegation. A mounding
form for full sun.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop'
of gold thread falsecypress reaching only 6' high and 5'
wide. Golden yellow thread-like foliage.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Pincushion'
Very tight, bright yellow foliage on this low mounding
evergreen. Grows to 2' tall and 3' wide. Use in
the rock garden or border given it's short stature.
Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Minima Variegata’ - Variegated Sawara
A dwarf round globe with gray green foliage dotted with
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa
Gold Moss Sawara Cypress
A medium size
tree to 25' with soft, feathery, green-gold foliage. One of
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Snow' -
gray-green foliage, with white tipped sprays. Striking
color, good form. Can grow 5-10' high and 5' wide in 10 yrs.
Does need protection against strong sun and wind.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa
Dwarf Blue Sawara
Semi-dwarf conifer which produces long feathery blue
whip-like shoots great for topiary work. Fast growing to
3-5' tall. Shearing helps maintain juvenile foliage. Full
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Cristata’
- Cockscomb Cryptomeria
A loosely branched small evergreen with rich green
cocks-combed foliage. Grows 12-15’ in sun to part shade.
Provide some protection from winter sun and strong winds.
japonica ‘Globosa Nana’ -
This is a dwarf mounding Japanese cedar that grows 2-3' tall
by 3-4' wide. Bright green foliage in summer changes to
bronze green in the winter.
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Lobbi’ - Dwarf Cryptomeria
Dwarf shrubby growth characterizes this Cryptomeria. Slow
growth gives it a long period of usefulness.
japonica ‘Mejero Sugi’ -
A beautiful dwarf, golden variegated Cryptomeria. Plant in
part shade in a protected location, away from desiccating
winds. Grows 5-6’.
japonica 'Tansu' -
Dwarf Tansu Cryptomeria
Light green finely textured foliage covers this dwarf.
Dense, broadly pyramidal habit, reaching about 2 feet.
Excellent for bonsai.
chinensis ‘Daubs Frosted’ -
Daubs Frosted Juniper
Golden yellow new growth contrasts beautifully with the
older blue-green foliage. Grows 12-15” tall. Full sun.
chinensis ‘Golden Glow’
- Golden Glow Juniper
Place this juniper in full sun for eye-popping bright yellow
foliage. Compact habit growing 2 feet tall and 4-5
chinensis ‘Gold Star’
Gold Star Juniper
Blue inner foliage and subdued gold foliage on the tips of
this juniper makes a lovely statement. Cab grow to as
much as 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Full sun.
Juniperus chinensis 'Iowa' -
Upright pyramidal juniper with blue-green foliage.
Interesting texture and form. Grows to 12' tall and 5'
chinensis ‘Prostrata Variegata’
Variegated Prostrate Juniper
A low growing
Chinese Juniper with pure white tips. Very striking in a rock
- Robusta Juniper
with tufted, brilliant blue green foliage. Growing to 15'
Juniperus chinensis 'Saybrook Gold' -
Saybrook Gold Juniper
Low (3') spreading juniper which many people believe has the
brightest gold foliage of any juniper. For best color
grow in sun.
- Spartan Juniper
columnar form, bright green foliage. Grows 15-20' tall by
Juniperus chinensis ‘Shimpaku’ -
A very hardy juniper that can live for hundreds of years in
a container. The foliage is dark green, short and rope
shaped. Slow growing, irregular, vase-like form. Excellent
chinensis ‘Torulosa variegata’
- Variegated Hollywood Juniper
rugged Juniper with an irregular upright habit. Dark green
foliage is splashed with creamy yellow variegation. Grows
10-12' tall. Full sun.
chinensis var. procumbens ‘Kishiogima’
prostrate with silver-blue foliage. Good for Bonsai!
communis ‘Gold Cone’ - Gold Cone Juniper
Dense columnar form with bright yellow-tipped foliage in the
spring and summer. Grows 3-5’ in 10 yrs. Plant in full sun
for best color.
communis var. depressa ‘Effusa’
- Effusa Juniper
Grows no more than 12" tall but will reach 6' in diameter.
It does not become bare in the center. Fine texture and
dense growth make this a lush groundcover.
horizontalis ‘Mother Lode’ - Mother Lode
Very fast growing form with gold variegated foliage. Grows
2-3' tall by 3-4' wide. Full sun.
- Oregon Gold Juniper
Low growing spreader with bright gold needles. Very
Available for Nursery pickup only
- Skyrocket Juniper
outstanding plant, perhaps the narrowest of the upright
Junipers, growing at least 8-10' tall with silvery, bluish
green foliage. Needs full sun.
Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue' -
Wichita Blue Juniper
Pyramidal juniper with bright blue foliage that forms a
teardrop shape. Very similar to skyrocket juniper in
shape. Grows to 15'
squamata ‘Blue Carpet’ -
Blue Carpet Juniper
Ground cover form with rich blue-green foliage. Grows 8-12"
high by 5' wide.
squamata ‘Holger’ - Holger Juniper
Spreading form with sulpher-yellow new growth later changing
to a grayish-blue color. Sparkly appearance. Grows 4-5' tall
by 5-6' wide.
Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'
- Grey Owl Juniper
silvery-gray foliage on this compact Juniper. Will grow 3'
tall and 6' wide. Sets abundant fruit. Needs full sun.
decidua 'Varied Directions' -
Grows in an irregular form creating long horizontal branches
with pendulous secondary branches weeping down. We
graft this onto standard larch to create a beautiful
ornamental tree. Very popular here at Wavecrest.
Best ornamental of all Larches. Grows pyramidal with a
reddish cast to the branches. Bright gold fall color. Fast
growing and heavily textured. A lovely ornamental tree!
kaempferi 'pendula' - Weeping Japanese
The aristocrat of ornamental trees. Many specimen plants
with single or multiple heads available for pickup at the
A hardy, fast growing Redwood with the majestic conical
shape of the giants. Grows to 70' in moist, sunny, slightly
acidic soil. Bright green needles turning to reddish-brown
in fall before dropping. Very tolerant of a wet location.
Microbiota decussata - Siberian Juniper
This prostrate, spreading conifer has foliage like an
Arborvitae. It tolerates shade and extreme cold (native to
Siberia). A fairly recent introduction - it will be popular
when better known.
abies ‘Little Gem’ -
Little Gem Norway
Excellent dwarf conifer with short needles in a dense bun.
A smaller form of Nest Spruce.
abies ‘Nidiformis’ - Nest Spruce
Grows as a dense bun, with small depression in the top
suggesting a bird's nest. Slow growing, it will not soon
outgrow its space.
abies ‘Repens’ -
Repens Norway Spruce
Grows very similar to nest spruce but doesn't achieve the
height. Low growing and spreading to 2'high and 6'
Picea omorika - Serbian
Dark green glossy needles with a beautiful white underside.
Very graceful narrow habit makes it great for smaller spots
and drooping branches gives the look of being cloaked in
Picea omorika 'Nana'
- Dwarf Serbian Spruce
A lovely conical to globose form of irregular outline.
Needles are closely set with white bands on the lower,
giving the plant a bi-color effect. Grows slowly to 08-10'
- Oriental Spruce
Needles are very dark green, short, and held close to the
stem. Upright pyramidal habit with drooping branches
spaced widely apart giving the tree an oriental look.
A beautiful specimen.
pungens 'Globosa' - Globe Blue Spruce
Grows to a 6' x 6' rounded shrub with intensely blue
needles. Very hardy!
Picea pungens 'Thomsen' - Thomsen's Blue Spruce
Electric blue foliage, much more intense than a typical blue
spruce. The habit is a bit more open which gives a
better shape than the species.
Large, thick, medium green needles show off a flaking bark
with multiple oranges, yellows, and browns exposed.
The tree can grow to 50' with a upright rounded outline not
typical of pines. A great specimen!
Swiss Stone Pine
Slow growing five needled pine. The growth is very full and
symmetrical. The outline is slightly rounded at the
top. Can grow to 25'.
Pinus densiflora ‘Oculis Draconis’
- Dragon's Eye Pine
Tree with altering green and yellow rings on its long
needles A fascinating novelty-RARE!
Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue' -
Blue Limber Pine
A showy form with intense blue foliage. Grows as an
irregular pyramid with dense tufted branching. Mature plant
will reach 20-30ft.
flexilis ‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid’ -
Steel-blue foliage and a graceful pyramidal growth habit
make this one of the most desirable pines for gardens and
Pinus nigra ‘Arnold Sentinel’
- Arnold Sentinel
A narrow columnar form of Austrian Pine. Very hardy. Full
- Japanese White Pine
Grows 25-35' tall and wide. Very open and wide spreading.
Nice bluish-green foliage.
Adcock's Dwarf Japanese White Pine
Blue-green small needles are bunched at the tips of the
branches. Grows to 5' x 5' with a distinctive oriental
Bergman's Japanese White Pine
Wide spreading, rounded shrub. Picturesque character with
age. Bluish-green twisted needles. Good for Bonsai or as a
Currently out of Stock
Pinus pumila ‘Blue Dwarf’
- Japanese Stone
A beautiful intense blue dwarf Stone Pine. Grows wider
than tall into a sculptured bun. Long needles give a
Pinus strobus ‘Blue Shag’
- Blue Shag Dwarf White
Sidney Waxman selected this clone. It grows into a globe
with bluish needles, holding its color in the winter, which
some globe white pines do not.
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
- Columnar White Pine
A dense fastigiate evergreen useful for accent planting,
screening or wherever a narrow evergreen is needed. Grows
30-50' ht. and 6-8' spread.
Pinus strobus ‘Horsham's Broom’
- Horsham's Broom Globe
Dwarf globose from with green needles. Produces cones at an
early age. Full sun. Hardy!
Pinus strobus ‘Pendula’
- Weeping White Pine
Weeping habit with long branches that sweep to the ground.
Picturesque as it broadens with age. Stake at early age
until desired height is reached.
Pinus sylvestris 'Aurea' - Golden Scotch
This is a scotch pine which has brilliant winter color of
gold. The colder it gets the more gold it becomes.
sylvestris ‘Hillside Creeper’
- Hillside Creeper
A prostrate pine with a good dark green color in summer
changing to golden in the winter. Grows vigorously, but
tabuliformis - Chinese Pine
Large rounded specimen pine with dark green needles.
Needles resemble Austrian pine as far as color and length.
Can grow to 25' x 25'.
Pinus thunbergii ‘Thunderhead’ - Thunderhead Pine
A compact, irregular, globe-shaped selection with long,
green needles. New growth appears like white candles in the
spring. Unbelievably Beautiful!
A slow growing pyramidal conifer with wide spreading
horizontal branches. It is deciduous, with excellent golden
yellow fall color and interesting cones. Particularly nice
when used against a dark green background. Grows to 30'
Japanese Umbrella Pine
Very unusual, thick, dark green needles that radiate around
the branchlets appearing “umbrella-like”. Pyramidal habit
with slow growth rate. RARE and
- Bald Cypress
A stately tree, good for wet places, has attractive
reddish-brown fibrous bark and soft green deciduous leaves.
A vigorous grower, good alone or in groupings.
Taxus baccata ‘Paul’s Gold’
- Paul’s Gold English
A dwarf gold tipped Yew selected by the late Paul Armintrout.
Slow growing and showy, needs full sun for best color. Tight
baccata 'Repandens' -
Spreading English Yew
This is a hardy, dwarf form of English Yew. It spreads
slowly to 6' and only grows 2-3' tall. It is soft to the
touch and to the eye!
- Japanese Spreading
Evergreen with a beautiful open habit without heavy pruning
to shape. Great for mass and foundation planting.
Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata'
- Capitata Yew
Upright, tight, pyramidal habit up to 10'. Evergreen
foliage and great in the shade with a less dense habit than
if grown in sun. Be careful with the deer as they can
Taxus cuspidata 'Stovekeni'
- Stoveken Yew
Upright columnar form with heavy textured dark green
foliage. Grows 12' tall by 6' wide.
media ‘Brownii’ -
Commonly used to shear into the perfect globe. Great
for formal gardens.
Currently out of Stock
media ‘Hicksii’ -
A columnar cultivar growing to 15' high. Easily pruned
and held down to a nice formal hedge or screen.
media ‘Pilaris’ - Pillar Yew
A narrow columnar Yew that grows like an exclamation point
with rich dark green foliage. 8’ ht. x 2’ wide.
Thuja occidentalis ‘DeGroot’s Spire’
- DeGroot’s Spire
An outstanding, very narrow, columnar form with fine
textured, medium green foliage. Grows 6-10’. Great as
an accent plant!
Thuja occidentalis ‘Fastigata’
Compact growing upright pyramidal arborvitae which makes a
great screen. This cultivar is wider and taller than
Emerald Green which has become the most popular.
Fastigata, with its wider and taller stance and it's faster
growth habit makes it superior in many situations.
occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’ -
Hetz Midget Arborvitae
A dense, globe shaped form that grows to about 3' tall.
Great for the rock garden.
Thuja occidentalis ‘Holmstrup’
- Holmstrup Arborvitae
Attractive, compact, semi-dwarf. Pyramidal form grows to 12'
occidentalis ‘Linesville’ -
Dwarf mounded globe with green juvenile foliage. Grows about
18-24" tall. Sun to part shade.
occidentalis ‘Rosenthallii’ -
Very dense upright version. Slightly wider than
Emerald Green but has better hardiness characteristics.
Grows to 12' but quite slow after 8'.
occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ -
Dense vertical arborvitae with a compact habit. Grows
12-15' tall. Plant in full sun for best results.
Thuja occidentalis ‘Sunkist’
- Sunkist Arborvitae
Semi-dwarf pyramid with bright yellow-gold foliage. Should
be planted in full sun for best foliage color. Grows
naturally in a broad compact pyramid. The vigorous growth
rate and color make for a good focal point. Grows to 5-6’.
occidentalis ‘Tiny Tim’ -
Tiny Tim Arborvitae
Very compact rounded dwarf arborvitae. grows to only
3' tall by 3' wide and is great for some form in the garden
without the need to sheer to shape.
occidentalis ‘Yellow Ribbon’ -
Intense golden foliage color on a very narrow pyramidal
form. Great for a tall splash of color in the garden.
Western Red Cedar
This tree from the Pacific coast resembles our native
Arborvitae but grows faster and taller. It is bright green,
pyramidal and needs plenty of room. Excellent for screening.
Thuja plicata ‘Aurea’
Golden Western Red Cedar
Prefers most well drained soil. Full sun or partial shade.
Grows 40-50' tall with beautiful golden foliage.
Thuja plicata ‘Can Can’
Can Can Western Red Cedar
A dwarf form of western red cedar with dark green foliage
and cream colored tips. Grows in sun to shade, 6-8' tall.
Columnar Western Red
Prefers moist well drained soil, full sun or partial shade.
Grows quickly into a tight pyramid, 50’ tall x 15’ wide,
with excellent dark green foliage. Deer Resistant!
Thuja plicata ‘Whipcord’
- Whipcord Red Cedar
Thread-like foliage - very unusual. Tolerates light shade.
Thuja plicata ‘Zebrina’
- Zebrina Red Cedar
Dark green foliage is variegated with bright yellow.
This is going to be a large plant (40') and should be given
space. Plant in full-sun or light shade.
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x (plicata x standishii) 'Green Giant' -
Green Giant Arborvitae
Very fast growth rate has made this hybrid very popular for
screening. Mature height is 60' so perhaps best used
where ample space is provided.
Thujopsis dolobrata 'Nana'
Finger-like bright green sprays of foliage form a compact
mounded plant 3-4'. Full sun to part shade. Protect from
heavy wind. RARE!
Similar to Canadian hemlock but with a generally narrower
form and darker green foliage. Carolina hemlock has a
great tolerance for poor soils and dry sites.
Tsuga canadensis -
Large conifer (70') with a broad pyramidal outline and
slightly drooping branchlets. Finely textured needles
allow for great screening or specimen tree. Shade
Tsuga canadensis 'Frosty' - Variegated
Slow growing hemlock with incredible silvery white needles.
Color intensifies with the onset of colder weather. Provide
some shade for best color.
Currently out of Stock
Tsuga canadenensis 'Jeddeloh'
- Dwarf Hemlock
A dwarf spreading mound with feathery arching tips and a
unique bird's nest like depression in the center. Very
useful for partly shady rock gardens.