• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing with a 7 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide crown.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Accent
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:THEW-ya fil-i-FOR-mis
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Weeping
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing with a 7 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide crown.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
    Design IdeasHere is a beautiful evergreen form to include in the border or as an accent alone. Use it as a foundation planting or combine it with other shrubs in a lawn planting or along the drive.
    Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Spirea (Spiraea); Barberry (Berberis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Best in well-drained, loamy soils with some shade in hotter regions. Shelter from drying winds. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency when established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune semi-annually to maintain topiary form.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.