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Thuja plicata Whipcord (Western Red Cedar)

This dwarf needled evergreen shrub grows in a compact, with long thin, gracefully arching branches bearing finely textured green foliage. Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

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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
Evergreen

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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
Deciduous

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This needled evergreen gets its common name from the umbrella-like whorls of needles at the ends on the branches. Oval cones appear in the first year, darkening to brown by the second year. Very slow growth rate

HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
25-30 ft tall x 15-20 ft spread
Evergreen

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This broadleaf evergreen features a clumped, basal rosette of rigid, folded, spiked green leaves with long, curled threads along the margins. A stalk rises from the centre of each rosette, bearing long terminal panicles of nodding bell-shaped creamy white flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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