- 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
This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 7
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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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