|Outstanding, evergreen shrub with dense, upright branches clothed in sharply pointed, bright green needles. Depending on variety, works well as a ground cover, hedge, screen or windbreak. Requires little maintenance. Very tough plant. 'Arctic' grows 18 to 20 inches high, and 5 to 6 feet across. Considered one of the most hardy Pfitzeriana types. Needles are bluish green.