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Pinpoint® Blue False Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
240" 72"
Height
180 - 240"
Spread
60 - 72"
  • Details

    Features

    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 Interest
    Winter Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Evergreen
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    180 - 240 Inches
    Spacing: 
    60 - 72 Inches
    Spread: 
    60 - 72 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Blue
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Good for Screening
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses 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
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