Abies nordmanniana (Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree)
A large, columnar, evergreen, coniferous tree with tiered, down-swept branches, dense, glossy, dark green, needle-like leaves and greenish-brown cones in spring.
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Ellwood's Gold'
A slow-growing, columnar, evergreen coniferous shrub with a compact habit. It has green foliage which is yellow at the tips and is grey-green deep within the bush. Height 1.5m (5ft) after 10 years.
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea'
A very slow-growing, dwarf, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a conical habit. Its foliage is golden-yellow and borne in dense, mostly vertical sprays. Height & Spread 1m (3ft).
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Kosteri' (Hinoki Cypress)
A very distinctive conifer, with flattened sprays twisting both up and down which are bright green in summer, turning bronze in winter. Suitable for planting in a rockery or border.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' (Sawara Cypress)
A large, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a dense conical habit. Its foliage is soft and silvery blue-grey often tinged purple in winter. Can be trimmed, useful for tubs or rock gardens.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Nana Aurea'
A small, evergreen, dwarf, coniferous shrub with a rounded habit. Its foliage is golden-yellow and held in short sprays. Height & Spread 1m (3ft).
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop' (Sawara Cypress)
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Sungold' (Sawara Cypress)
A slow-growing, mound-forming, evergreen, coniferous tree, with thin, thread-like, golden-yellow foliage. Height & Spread 2m (6ft).
Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' (Monterey Cypress)
A vigorous, evergreen, coniferous tree with a narrowly conical habit. Its lime-yellow foliage is held in erect sprays and in summer is lemon scented. Height 4m (13ft) after 10 years.
Cupressus macrocarpa 'Wilma'
A conical to columnar, dwarf evergreen conifer with plume-like sprays of pointed, lemon-scented, scale-like, bright yellow-green leaves.
Cupressus sempervirens 'Pyramidalis' (Italian Cypress)
A narrowly columnar, evergreen conifer with dense, dark-green scaly foliage on erect branches.
Juniperus communis 'Compressa'
A slow-growing, dense, evergreen, dwarf, coniferous shrub of columnar habit with slightly prickly, dark grey-green foliage. Height 1m (3ft), Spread 50cm (1.5ft).
Juniperus communis 'Repanda'
An evergreen, coniferous, shrub with a prostrate habit forming a low, dense carpet. It's needle-like, dark-green foliage is tinged bronze in winter. Height 50cm (1.5ft), Spread 2.5m (8ft).
Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet' (Flaky Juniper)
An evergreen, coniferous shrub with a spreading, prostrate habit. It's prickly foliage is bright blue-grey. Height 30cm (1ft), Spread 2.5m (8ft).
Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' (Flaky Juniper)
A compact, dwarf, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a bun-shaped, dense habit that forms a mound of bright blue-grey needle-like foliage. Height 60cm (2ft), Spread 1m (3ft).
Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Old Gold'
A compact, evergreen conifer of a spreading habit with ascending branches bearing scale-like, bronze-yellow leaves. Height 1m (3ft), Spread 1.2m (4ft).
Picea abies (Norway Spruce)
An evergreen, coniferous tree, conical when young, columnar when mature, with reddish-brown bark and orange-brown shoots bearing blunt, needle-like, four-sided, dark green leaves.
Picea glauca 'J W Daisy's White' (White Spruce)
A small, slow-growing conifer with needle-like leaves. New growth in spring is creamy-white, ageing to green over the season. Height & Spread 1m (3ft).
Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica' (White Spruce)
An evergreen, coniferous shrub, which forms a dense, upright cone. It has deep green foliage that develops lime green new growth in late spring. Height 75cm (2.5ft), Spread 30cm (1ft) after 10 years.
Picea pungens 'Edith' (Colorado Spruce)
A broadly conical conifer with short and slim foliage of an outstanding silvery-blue colour, the new growth bluer and softer. Grows to 2m (6ft) after 10 years.
Picea pungens 'Erich Frahm' (Colorado Spruce)
A small, evergreen conifer with a dense, conical habit and silvery blue foliage made up of small, needle-like leaves. Height 4m (13ft), Spread 2m (6ft).
Picea pungens 'Fat Albert' (Colorado Spruce)
A slow-growing, dense, conical, evergreen coniferous shrub with upright branches bearing needle-like, blue-grey leaves and oblong green cones in summer maturing to pale brown by autumn. Height 5m (16ft), Spread 3m (10ft).
Picea pungens 'Hoopsii' (Colorado Spruce)
A small, evergreen, coniferous tree of conical shape with blue-grey, needle-like foliage. Seed cones also emerge in the autumn. Widely considered to be one of the best blue conifers. Height 4m (13ft), Spread 1.5m (5ft).
Picea pungens 'Koster' (Colorado Spruce)
A highly ornamental, conical, evergreen conifer with silvery blue-green needles. Height 2m (6ft) after 10 years.
Pinus mugo 'Mughus' (Dwarf Mountain Pine)
A dense, rounded, slow-growing, evergreen coniferous shrub with upright branches bearing paired, needle-like, dark green leaves and ovoid to conical, dark brown female cones. Height & Spread 1.58m (5ft).
Pinus mugo 'Winter Gold' (Dwarf Mountain Pine)
An attractive, slow-growing, dwarf evergreen conifer with a neat, rounded growth habit & dark green, needle-like foliage. In late autumn the foliage turns bright golden-yellow, and keeps it's colour through winter.
Pinus mugo subsp. mugo (Dwarf Mountain Pine)
Thuja occidentalis 'Amber Glow' (White Cedar)
A compact, dense, spherical, slow-growing, evergreen coniferous shrub with flat sprays of golden-yellow to yellow-green leaves turning yellow-orange in autumn and cones that mature reddish-brown in autumn.
Thuja occidentalis 'Fire Chief'
A slow-growing, evergreen, rounded, coniferous shrub with fine, bright golden spring foliage and fantastic deep red autumn colour. Height & Spread 1.2m (4ft).
Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar'
A slow-growing, narrow, upright conifer with bright golden-yellow foliage turning to a warmer amber colour in winter. Height 2.5m (8ft), Spread 1m (3ft).
Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist'
A medium, slow-growing, pyramidal conifer. It has dense, flattened branches of orange-yellow foliage in winter, followed by lemon-yellow foliage in spring.
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
A slow-growing, coniferous, evergreen shrub with a pointed globe shape. It has green foliage that is tinged yellow in spring and in autumn it fades to green and bronze. Height & Spread 1m (3ft).