Visit our dwarf conifer gardens showcasing over 75 different native varieties.
Black spruce, Picea mariana ‘HB’ and white spruce, P. glauca ‘Sanders Blue,’ with immature dwarf cone and bun forms grow slowly into a fairy grove.
Common junipers: Juniperus communis depressa aurea and Nova Scotia strain
Common juniper, Juniperus communis ‘Hibernica and Northern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis ‘Rockwood Gold’, part of the Native Dwarf and Ornamental Conifer Collection, with inkberry, Ilex glabra, on the left.
Opus Pinus, one of the gardens of the dwarf and ornamental native conifer collection. Black spruce, Picea mariana ‘Aureovariegata,’ and white spruces, Picea glauca ‘Echiniformis’ and ‘Gold Tip,’ shown here.
Northern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis ‘Wareana Lutescens.’
Northern white cedar, Thuja occidentalis ‘Malonyana Aurea’
Slow growing dwarf jack pine, Pinus banksiana ‘Schoodic’ forms a natural bonsai in the landscape.
Dwarf pitch pine, Pinus rigida ‘Sherman Eddy,’ makes a great substitute for overused mugo pine.
Opus Pinus features a “family” collection of Picea glauca varieties exhibiting different color forms.
This parterre, modeled on more formal European grden styles, uses varieties of native spruce, arbor vitae, asters, heuchera and others.
Pinus resinosa ‘Aurea’
Pinus strobus ‘Ottowa’
Opus Pinus: Picea mariana ‘Aureomarginata’