Plant of Merit: Dwarf conifer, Chamaecyparis pisifera Nana Aureovariegata

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2012 9:05pm
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WHAT: This stunning dwarf conifer (Chamaecyparis pisifera Nana Aureovariegata) is bun-shaped dwarf with specks of vanilla-cream color throughout.

It is a gorgeous addition to the winter border or can be showcased in a container.

SUN OR SHADE: This conifer is shade tolerant but also performs in part sun.

SIZE: In 10 years it will achieve 10 to 12 inches making it perfect for a rockery.

SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett in the Conifer Garden just inside the entry columns.

For more information see or call 425-257-8597.

Source: Sandra Schumacher Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens Foundation

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