Landscaping, Hardscaping, Gardening & Curb Appeal Tips

Choosing Conifers

Conifers comprise a wide group of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs that provide welcome color and structure all year round. Although some have a bad name, growing into ungainly monsters, many make elegant additions to small gardens.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Hinoki Cypress
Featured Products in This Gallery

DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

This Hinoki cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Opaal’, is a dwarf conifer reaching 3 ft (1 m) high and 30 in(75 cm) wide when mature.

Advertisement
Loading...

Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.

More From Landscaping Design Ideas

Winter Gardening Planner

Winter Gardening Planner

Get a checklist for wintertime care and maintenance show how to care for your garden during the winter season.

Autumn Gardening Planner

Autumn Gardening Planner

Get a checklist of fall gardening chores at HGTV.com.

Summer Gardening Planner

Summer Gardening Planner

Get a checklist of summertime care and maintenance chores for your garden at HGTV.com.

From our Sister Sites:

Recently Added Designer Outdoor Spaces

Browse new outdoor spaces from top designers.

See More Designer Outdoor Spaces

HGTV Outdoors Newsletter

Find out how to make the most of patios, decks and all your outdoor areas, plus tips from master gardeners for beautiful flower beds and bountiful vegetable gardens.