• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide.
    Key Feature:
    Rock Garden Plant
    Blooms:
    Does not flower
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-bees bal-SAM-ee-a
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide.
    Special features:Attracts Birds, Dwarf Plant
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Does not flower
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Design IdeasA perfect specimen for a rock garden or as a bonsai. Also pretty mixed with brighter, lower-growing groundcovers. Makes a dark, green cushion amid smaller flowering perennials.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.