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Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Red Star'

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Cupressaceae (The Cypress Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
to 15 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Not Applicable
Flower Color:
Not applicable
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
Conifer with dense columnar form to 15 feet has soft leaves that are blue green in summer and flushed plum purple in winter. Soft leaves retain juvenile form. Medium growth rate.