Pinpoint® Blue & Gold False Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
- 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
Irresistibly colorful evergreen.
One look at Pinpoint® Blue & Gold 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. The deep green foliage emerges with golden tips for a glowing effect that looks beautiful year-round and is exceptional in spring. Pinpoint Blue& Gold 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 InterestSalt TolerantResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:TallGarden Height:180 - 240 InchesSpacing:60 - 72 InchesSpread:60 - 72 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:Green with yellow tipsHabit: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 DrainageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses: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 beautiful native evergreen grows naturally in Oregon and California. It is often called by the common name "Port Orford cedar."Pinpoint® Blue & Gold Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'SMNCLGTB' USPP 30,708