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Thuja occidentalis Anna's Magic Ball® (Arborvitae)

This dwarf evergreen shrub grows in a compact habit with bright chartreuse foliage.  Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 25,868, CPBR# 5284
Brand Proven Winners

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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This dense, broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an attractive shade of red during spring. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Will produce black berries if there is a male pollinator planted close by. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant
Dwarf habit

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Salmon-flushed fronds emerge in late winter/early spring and mature to a fresh spring-green. Wiry black stems support the broadly triangular fronds that are made up of many small fan-shaped segments.

Blooms in late winter to early spring
6-8 in tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer tolerant

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