Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Snow Queen’

Snow Queen Lawson Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Snow Queen’ is densely clothed in large drooping sprays of light blue‑green foliage. Brushes of white appear throughout, especially visible on the undersides, resulting in a frosted look. Partial shade enhances the bluish element. Graceful and elegant, it forms a broadly conical plant that thrives in dry soil. Garden […]

Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Top Point’

Top Point White Cedar Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Top Point’  is a superior compact selection with an interesting texture and narrow habit. This upright conifer displays two types of foliage, both needle-like and scale-like. Muted green in summer, the versatile tree takes on a rich purple blush in winter. Use it in a large container, an entry courtyard […]

Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Heather Bun’

Heatherbun Atlantic White Cedar Unique winter color, fluffy texture and compact, dense form distinguish Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Heather Bun.’ Its fine, feathery foliage is heather green during summer, but when winter hits, the charming, round-topped plant takes on intense tones of plum. The small, delicate bun responds well to regular shearing and thrives in wet sites, even tolerating […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘White Pygmy’

White Pygmy Sawara Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘White Pygmy’ has tiny strands of feathery, white-tipped foliage that produce a fine, velvety texture. Visitors, drawn to the soft, rounded mound by its unique white color, can’t resist reaching out and stroking it. It provides year-round color in the rock garden, trough or miniature garden and maintains its size without […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Tsukumo’

Tsukumo Sawara Cypress Ideal for the smallest site, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Tsukumo’ is a rounded bun that almost doubles as a mossy green rock. It has dense, finely textured green foliage and grows so slowly that it won’t outsize a trough or rock garden. The compact cushion, which is hardy, tough and resilient, is wider than it is tall. […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘True Blue’

True Blue Sawara Cypress For color and character, try the upright, mounding, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘True Blue’, with its shimmering, soft textured, powder blue foliage. Its needles are held in a way that produces a dense, lush look, and its color will brighten any garden. Use ‘True Blue’ as a focal point, an accent or a backdrop to show off […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Squarrosa Intermedia’

Intermediate Sawara Cypress Use the fast-growing Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Squarrosa Intermedia’ to make outstanding, creative plant sculptures. Trained as silvery, blue-green elephants, bears, sea serpents or imaginative shapes, the long, whip-like, feathery branches fill in with fluffy, needle-like foliage. Cultivated since 1923, the broad, upright shrub maintains a moderate size, but requires semi-annual pruning to redefine its billowy, irregular forms and […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Pin Cushion’

Golden Pin Cushion Cypress For a handsome bit of color in the rock garden or other small space, the dense Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Pin Cushion’ delivers. Prized as a close-up accent in miniature and container gardens, each plant will spread slowly into a low, irregular mound that suggests moss. Where exposed to more sun, the foliage turns brighter yellow. Easy, […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Mop’

Golden Mop Threadbranch Cypress The finely textured, sunny foliage of the winning Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Mop’ develops vibrant new spring growth that retains its brilliance and shines in the garden all year. Well-behaved, compact and hardy, the low, mounding conifer makes a versatile addition to border, bank or foundation. It produces best color in full sun and […]

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera’

Threadbranch Cypress The long, fine foliage, narrow, pendulous stems and irregular mounding habit make Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera’ a compelling garden accent. The scale-like foliage, a fresh green in spring, takes on softer tones in winter and complements the reddish brown bark. Over time, trees develop a compact, pyramidal form that makes them excellent candidates for sculpting. […]