- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
- Early Spring
Irresistible blue evergreen.
One look at Pinpoint® Blue false cypress is all it takes to fall in love with its lush color and soft, feathery texture. It's a fantastic accent for any place in your landscape, but is particularly striking as a specimen. You'll love the way its unique color looks with your home - especially with tricky-to-match red or orange brick! Pinpoint Blue false cypress naturally grows as a narrow column, so it takes up little space in the landscape. A memorable choice for planting on either side of your front door! Available in garden centers in spring 2019.
Top reasons to grow Pinpoint Blue false cypress:
- Outstanding color looks good with just about any home style and color.
- Soft, feathery texture.
- Narrow habit takes up little space in the landscape, meaning you rarely, if ever, have to prune.Foliage InterestWinter InterestResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:TallGarden Height:180 - 240 InchesSpacing:60 - 72 InchesSpread:60 - 72 InchesFoliage Colors:BlueFoliage Shade:BlueHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Works well as a dramatic specimen or grouped together as a narrow hedge.Maintenance Notes:
This plant needs superb drainage - do not plant in low-lying area or anywhere that standing water occurs, even occasionally. Rarely requires pruning but may be trimmed in spring if desired.Fun Facts:
This lovely evergreen grows native only in Oregon and California; it is frequently called by the common name, "Port Orford cedar."Pinpoint® Blue Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'SMNCLBF' USPP 30,707