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It is a beautiful small tree with long tassels of richly scented white flowers. Flowers are pendant and cover the tree from spring to fall. Foliage is dark green, shiny, ornamental. Easy to grow, nice landscaping tree. Great butterfly and bee attractor.
Evergreen conifer with blue-green cones and a combination of juvenile and adult foliage. Juvenile leaves on young growth are wedge shaped needles with sharp points and borne in sets of two or three. Adult leaves are diamond shaped and arranged in four ranks overlapping flat on the twigs like fish scales. Many cultivars have been selected and vary in growth habit, foliage color and needle types. Can be grown as a shrub or tree.
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Juniperus communis 'Repanda'
A medium sized shrub to 6 to 8 ft. tall with equal spread, hybrid from Grevillea juniperina X G.rosmarinifolia. Canberra Gem forms a dense shrub with arching branches, and deep green, needle-like leaves. Showy clusters of rose red flowers form along the branches in winter and spring. A tough adaptable shrub that tolerates dry situations or irrigated garden conditions. A good barrier plant.