Soft, Compact EvergreenChamaecyparis Soft Serve, Soft Serve™ Chamaecyparis pisfera ‘Dow Whiting’, is a compact, slow growing, lush, and conical evergreen that is the perfect size for use as a specimen or landscape hedge.It sports soft fern-like branches that have rich bright green leaves. An attractive blue tint appears on the underside of the foliage.Soft Serve is extremely adaptable, but prefers moist, loamy, well-drained, lime-free soils. Requires no pruning, but minimal pruning can be done in summer if desired.It does need protection from harsh winter sun and winds, so select location carefully. It matures to a 6′-10′ height with an equal spread.Soft Serve is a perfect plant for containers, hedges, mixed shrub-perennials borders, containers, hedges, mixed borders, and accents. It becomes a winter shelter for songbirds and quail!Zones 5-7.* Soft Fern Like Branches* Lush Conical Form* Great hedge.
False Cypress – Compact Hinoki, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Compacta’, makes an excellent accent or specimen plant in a shaded area. This Chamaecyparis is very easy to keep and grow and needs little or no maintenance with regards to trimming, pruning, or shaping. So if you are in the mood for something just a little out of the ordinary, take a moment to check out Compacta. You just might find that “certain something” you’ve been searching for! Compacta prefers shadier spots, has a nice growth, and its color is rich and dark, like the very best of Hinokis. Because this variety is semi-dwarf, it is an excellent choice where other Hinokis would be too large. ‘Compacta’ also has the advantage of looking like a mature specimen with a dwarf-like form. It does not develop any appreciable fall color..
Evergreen, everblue and evergold! False Cypress are one of those ‘backbone’ plants that should be in every garden. They are low-to-no maintenance and add instant form, structure, texture and height to any landscape.New Pinpoint Blue-and-Gold adds a fresh twist with bicolored feathery foliage that shines in the garden. The new growth is a vivid chartreuse gold that ages to a more classic cypress blue-green. Since both colors are on the plant at the same time, the two-tone effect is hypnotic. Use Pinpoint Blue-and-Gold as a stately foundation plant or as a punctuation mark in a mixed border. They add instant vertical interest. Their feathery texture is soft to look at and soft to touch. They pair well with any other plant in your garden, too. These are true evergreens, so you have year-round interest. They look equally great in the heat of the summer or under a cloak of snow.Their narrow habit and column shape means that they save space and will fit into just about any garden, no matter what size. They also complement any architecture style, so they are useful no matter where you live.Pinpoint Blue-and-Gold is a stellar performer in the garden. Add this great plant to your garden today!* Evergreen* Duo-colored leaves* Easy care* Winter interest* Foundation plant* Soft foliage.
Delicious evergreen color for your garden! False Cypress Soft Serve Gold adds a delectable touch to your landscape and is as sweet and easy as a summer ice-cream cone. False Cypress, in general, is one of those plants that should be in your garden in some form (and there are many). It is a beautiful plant that adds visual vertical interest and nice shape to the landscape. Soft Serve Gold is extremely low-maintenance and is a great alternative to more fickle Alberta Spruce. At only 6-10 feet tall, they fit just about anywhere.Soft Serve Gold has feathery yellow-green foliage that stands out all year in the garden. The soft needles grow in graceful whorls all along the stems creating a “soft-serve ice cream” look. Use Soft Serve Gold as a fun border plant or to punch up a tired foundation planting. They add instant interest wherever you plant them. They are soft – both to look at and to touch. They complement just about any other plant in your garden, too. This is an evergreen so it looks great year-round. Summer heat or winter cold, neither faze Soft Serve Gold. They have a cute chunky columnar habit that will fit into just about any garden, big, small or other. They are very useful in any setting, from contemporary to cottage to country.Soft Serve Gold is a ‘don’t miss’ addition to you garden this year. Order soon!* Evergreen* Yellow-green needles* Easy care* Winter interest* Foundation plant* Soft foliage.
Evergreen that is just the right size! False Cypress Pinpoint Blue is one of those foundational plants that should be in everyone’s garden. It is a beautiful structural plant that adds visual interest and stately “bones” to the landscape. They are low-to-no maintenance and only get 15-20 feet tall, so they fit just about anywhere.New Pinpoint Blue has feathery blue-green foliage that shines all year in the garden. The soft needles grow in hypnotic whorls all along the stems creating a “whipped-cream” look. Use Pinpoint Blue as a stately border plant or as a punctuation mark in a foundation planting. They add instant vertical interest wherever you plant them. They are soft to look at and just as soft to touch. They are great companions to almost any other plant in your garden, too. A true evergreen, Pinpoint Blue adds year-round interest to your landscape. They look just as good in the middle of the dog-days of summer as they do under a blanket of snow in mid-winter.Their narrow, columnar habit means that they are space-savers and will fit into just about any garden, big, small or otherwise. They fit any architecture style, too, so they are very useful in any setting.Pinpoint Blue is a fantastic garden performer so don’t miss adding this great plant to your garden today!* Evergreen* Blue-green needles* Easy care* Winter interest* Foundation plant* Soft foliage.
Unique evergreen!Evergreens are the backbones of the garden. They “hold the fort down” with their steady foliage display no matter the weather or season. Unfortunately, the downside to being such a stalwart in the garden is that it’s easy to overlook the graceful beauty of evergreens.Until now.Fernspray False Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Filicoides’) refuses to go quietly. This striking evergreen is relatively unheard of in American gardens, but that will soon change. These shrubs grow into a small tree form (8 – 12 feet tall, 3-4 feet wide) in a loose, fluffy pyramid shape without any pruning required. The limbs are gently curved and covered in enchanting foliage that looks almost like a fern gone rogue. You can’t help but want to reach out and touch it. (Trust us on this. You’ll see.)Even though Fernspray makes a great backdrop behind the border, you’ll want it to be growing closer so that you and your garden guests can see the gorgeous foliage up close. Try a pair flanking a doorway or defining the entry path to your own secret garden. It is perfect in an Asian-inspired garden, but it also looks fantastic in a contemporary setting or even a woodland garden.Pictures really don’t do this evergreen justice. You’ll want to order one to see for yourself. Order two. You’ll want a couple once you see them.Be the trendsetter in your neighborhood with Fernspray False Cypress. You’ll be glad you did!* Easy care* Great for hedges, screens and borders* Evergreen* Perfect for Asian or Contemporary gardens* Showy fern-like foliage* Moderate grower.
Handsome, Compact EvergreenFalse Cypress – Vintage Gold, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Vintage Gold’, is a marvelous, compact growing evergreen with bright yellow and graceful foliage that holds its color all year. Its fern-like dense foliage grows into a broad mounded form. This dwarf formed, false cypress is perfect for smaller settings and is a great choice since it adds an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape; also used for bonsai. Your Vintage Gold will be a relatively low maintenance Hinoki False Cypress, and if any pruning is needed, it is recommended to trim back the new growth of the current season, and remove any dieback. Vintage Gold prefers full sun or very light shade, in well drained soil; prefers humid environments and some scorching can occur if winter winds are bitter and strong.* Fern like dense foliage* Low maintenance* Prefers full sun .
False Cypress – Gracilis, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Gracilis’, has a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form with whorled, flattened sprays of dark green foliage.A graceful addition to any home landscape, this small accent tree features finely-textured deep green foliage all season long. Gracilis adds an interest to the landscape with its slightly drooping branches.This slender Hinoki Cypress is one of the most acceptable for hedges and screens; not used simply for an exemplary specimen. This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. If any pruning is needed, it is recommended to trim back the new growth of the current season, and remove any dieback.Gracilis prefers full sun or very light shade, and well-drained soil. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. The scale-like leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.Zones 4-8.* Evergreen* Accent Tree* Low Maintenance Plant.
False Cypress – Verdoni, is a dependable, compact and upright, conical shaped evergreen tree. Each Verdoni has a naturally irregular and undulating habit with a softly drooping leader; somewhat contorted.It has clean bright and rich yellow-green cupped foliage; new foliage and stems display hints of orange; does not develop any appreciable fall color.The Hinoki False Cypress Verdoni makes a stunning specimen in the rock garden but can be pruned and kept quite small. This cypress requires moist well-drained soil.This plant is deer resistant and it is used as a specimen plant for residential landscaapes.It has become a popular cypress since it does not burn in full sun!Zones 4-8.* Bright Foliage!.
False Cypress – Filicoides Gold, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Filicoides Gold’, is a small tree that will reward you with interest all season long with its irregular growth habit and a pyramidal shape.The foliage has a soft fern-like texture and is deep green in color. This Hinoki false cypress is a slow growing conifer that makes an excellent accent or specimen plant due to its curious growth habit; also looks great in entryways or large containers.It is very easy to keep and grow because there is no maintenance such as to trimming, pruning, or shaping! It is quite heat and humidity tolerant; avoid wet, poorly-drained soils and shelter from wind.So if you are in the mood for something just a little out of the ordinary, take a moment to check out the Chamaecyparis Filicoides Gold!Zones 4-8.* Low Maintenance Plant!.
Beautiful Small Evergreen ShrubThe Tempelhof Compact Hinoki Cypress, ‘Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Tempelhof’, is a vigorous grower, producing coarse foliage. This beautiful small shrub is excellent for a foundation planting or placed in front of crawl spaces or utility boxes. It will also provide an excellent background for perennials and be used as a border or hedge.The golden-yellow outer foliage contrasts with the darker green inner foliage. This is an evergreen plant that is resistant to deer and rabbits.It will mature to 8′-10 high with spread of 4′-6′. It endures light shade well and its foliage will be fuller in full sun. The Hinoki Cypress has a pyramidal form with a loose habit.The scale-like leaves remain green during the winter. It is a low maintenance shrub that needs very little pruning. Remove any dieback and only the new growth of the current season.* Golden Yellow Outer Foliage* Thick Foliage in Full Sun* Pyramidal Form.
Slow grower perfect for small spaces!Sometimes you want a plant to grow very quickly. You want it to shield a view or cover an eyesore fast. You might want it to fill in an empty spot in your border, like, yesterday.But then, there are those times when you don’t want a fast grower. You want a plant that will look the same next year as the day you planted it. You want to know exactly what you’re getting right now. Maybe you have a rock or Zen garden that has a specific place that needs filled and there isn’t room for a big plant. Maybe you’re one of the millions of people who are enjoying the current “small garden” movement.If any of the above fits you, then Cream Ball False Cypress is your perfect plant. Cream Ball only reaches 2 feet tall and wide and it only grows 1 inch per year, so you can fit it exactly where you want it and know that it won’t be gangly and out of bounds next year – or the year after – or really ever!Cream Ball forms a round feathery mass of gray-green with blonde highlights all over. This evergreen is a perfect foil for darker green conifers and maroon-leaved perennials.Cream Ball False Cypress has the form, the color and the size to add that wow-factor you are looking for right now! Order yours soon!* Slow grower * Great foliage color all year* Low growing – no pruning required* Low maintenance* Great for rock and Zen gardens.
Evergreen Shrub with Outstanding ColorThe Golden Mop False Cypress, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Mop’, is a dwarf evergreen shrub with outstanding landscape color. It would work well for foundation plantings in your yard, or in the front of borders. You could use this plant for Bonsai as well. Your Golden Mop False Cypress is an adorable shrub with an equally adorable name. Called “Golden Mop” for its mop head appearance, this little gem features foliage of a golden yellow hue. The long, thin, bowing stems combined with the fine needled foliage tend to give your Golden Mop False Cypress a delightfully fuzzy appearance, adding to its charm. The golden yellow color will hold true throughout the seasons so you can enjoy the bright color in your landscape year-round. Golden Mop False Cypress is a gently-mounded dwarf evergreen. It has no serious insect or disease problems of note, is drought tolerant and forgiving of some salt. It’s considered a low maintenance shrub so you won’t have to fuss with it like some other landscape varieties. For outstanding color in an adorable shrub, the Golden Mop False Cypress is the choice for you. * Bright Foliage Color * Dwarf Evergreen* Hardy.
Sunshine yellow all year long!Some things are worth the wait. Japanese False Cypress Lemon Thread is one of those things. This slow grower will only reach 3 to 5 feet tall in 20 years, but the impact it will make in your garden will be much bigger!Lemon Thread is an evergreen that keeps its soft-looking bushy needle-like foliage all year long. It’s not fair to call it an evergreen, though, as its color is truly a striking lemon-lime, emphasis on lemon. The yellow color lights up when you put it next to other evergreens, conifers or even a brick wall. In the dead of winter Lemon Thread bring a shot of much-needed color to your garden.Lemon Thread grows well in average, well-drained soil in all but the shadiest conditions. (For the best yellow color, though, plant it in full sun!)The soft texture is amazing. The needles/leaves look almost like they are dripping off of the plant.Use Lemon thread as an accent or in groups. Either way it is going to be a star in your garden! * Designer favorite * Gorgeous yellow leaf color all year * Great texture for your landscape * Four seasons of interest.