Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Snow Queen'
Common name: 
Snow Queen Falsecypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris la-so-ni-A-na
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, large shrub, foliage in loose, fan-shaped sprays, blue-green with small brushes of white, especially in partial shade, more golden touches in sun.  Grows about a foot (30 cm) per year forming a broadly conical plant that in time may reach a height of 25 ft by 15 ft wide (7.8 x 4.5 m). 
  • Sun to partial shade, when established, thrives in dry soil
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5  
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  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • developing female cones

    developing female cones