• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly in extreme heat; requires less once established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to under 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Year-Round Interest
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:kam-ee-SIP-a-riss pee-SEE-fer-uh
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 6, 15 - 17
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to under 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid wet, poorly-drained soils or prolonged drought. Shelter from strong winds. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Pruning rarely needed. May be lightly pruned annually to shape.Pruning time: spring to summer.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly in extreme heat; requires less once established.