This spreading evergreen has short dark needles and is very hardy. Slow spreading, globe form. Taunton has excellent resistance to wind and winter burn. Needs little trimming. Grows well in both sun or shade and is very popular as an accent, specimen or foundation plant.
'Color Guard' bears bright creamy yellow leaves with green edges. During the cooler months of fall and winter, the light leaf centers take on rose overtones. The individual bell shaped creamy white flowers are 2-3 inches long and dangle from the stems like earrings.