The plants in this group are mostly trees of a compact, upright habit of growth, and are useful as "exclamation points" and for marking axes in formal gardens.

Catalpa bungei

Round-leaved Catalpa

Cedrus deodara Deodar

Cephalotaxus harringtoniana fastigiata Columnar Stem-fruited Yew

Cercidiphyllum japonicum Kadsura Tree

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Lawson's Cypress Chamaecyparis thyoides

White Cedar Cryptomeria japonica lobbi

Lobb's Cypress Cunninghamia lanceolata

Chinese Cunninghamia

Cupressus sempervirens fastigiata Italian Cypress

Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon

Ilex (in variety) Holly

Juniperus chinensis Chinese Juniper

Juniperus chinensis albo-variegata Silver-tipped Chinese Juniper

Juniperus excelsa Greek Juniper

Juniperus virginiana glauca

Blue Virginia Cedar Juniperus virginiana schoiti

Schott's Red Cedar

Laurocerasus caroliniana Wild Orange

Libocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar

Ligustrum (in variety)

Privet Quercus robur pedunculata

English Oak

Sciadopitys verticillata Umbrella Pine

Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress

Taxus (in variety) Yew

Thuja orientalis pyramidalis Pyramidal Oriental Arborvitae