Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Red Star'

Red Star Dwarf White Cedar.  Outstanding color for the miniature garden, fairy garden, trough or railroad garden.  Star-like foliage is gray-green in summer, changing to a pretty purple hue in winter.  Photos show plants in late spring, changing back to green summer color.  Foliage is stiff, but not sharp.  Nice dense upright habit.  Use like a little evergreen tree in small-scale gardens.  Grow in full sun to partial shade. Cold hardy to zone 4.  Plants are currently 9-11" tall above the soil.

  • Dwarf conifer, growing just 2"-4" per year
  • In the ground, with no pruning, may reach 4' x 2' in 10 years
  • Cold hardy to -20 to -30 F
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Red Star'
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  • Item #: PLANT811.1ChthRS
Price $18.00
Availability Out-of-Stock