- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Mature Spread 3 - 4 Feet
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
Hinoki Cypress is excellent in any garden to give texture and contrast. Blue Feathers HInoki False Cypress is a compact variety that remains small in stature, making it perfect for smaller gardens or container planting.The finely needled, multi-branched shrub is both soft looking and dramatic. The bluish-green color of the foliage makes a great contrast to broadleaf evergreens and large leaved deciduous shrubs.
Blue Feathers is perfect as a specimen at the front of a dedicated conifer planting. It also works planted in groups in a less formal garden bed. While Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Blue Feathers’ is a very low growing variety of Hinoki False Cypress, there are many cultivars in this genus that have average heights over 6 feet.
Blue Feathers Hinoki False Cypress Care
Blue Feathers love acidic soils and is best planted in an area with well drained soil. Fertilization is not often necessary. Planting in full sun will keep the blue- green color vibrant .
Evergreen conifers are very low maintenance and will only require extra irrigation during ongoing hot or dry spells. Deer resistant and rarely infected with disease. Blue Feathers will have the most impact when planted as a single specimen at the front of a garden bed or in groups of 3 and 5 plants.
Blue Feathers Hinoki False Cypress Spacing
Blue Feathers has a height of 3-4 feet and spread of 4-5 feet. The spacing for planting is 4-5 feet on center. Wider spacing will emphasize the mounded growth of this interesting little conifer.
Blue Feathers Hinoki Cypress Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 4 - 5 Feet|
|Spacing: 4 - 5 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering, Winter Interest, 4 Season Interest|
|Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Uses: Borders, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Foliage Interest|
|Common Name: Blue Feathers Hinoki Cypress|
|Scientific Name: CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA `BLUE FEATHERS`|
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