Cupressus glabra 'Blue Ice'
Blue Ice Arizona Cypress
Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen tree, compact columnar form, 15 ft tall and 8 ft wide in 10 years (4.5 × 2.4 m), may reach 25 ft (7.6 m), mahogany stems. Leaves intensely steel-blue .
- Sun dry, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Discovered as a chance seedling in New Zealand in 1960 and introduced in about 1984 by Duncan & Davies Nursery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (Jacobson, 1996).
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden