Weeping Conifers
ABIES procera LA GRACIOSA

A superb weeping selection that needs staking as a young plant to create a dominant leader growth . The needle foliage is light grey-green in colour and slightly curled . The overall shape is a very narrow weeping form and it has a vigorous growth rate once established . Quality variety .
CEDRUS atlantica GLAUCA PENDULA

A very impressive largish weeper , that if grown and controlled well , can become a piece of garden architecture but if left to its own devices can cover a large area horizontally . Grey-blue needle foliage clothes this vigorous , hardy and easy to grow specimen . One way to display this form , is to espalier it on a post and rail type of structure but overall it can be left to individual gardeners artistic flair to tame it .
CEDRUS deodara PENDULA

Grey-green needle type foliage on this medium sized bushy , weeping and hardy selection . From a young plant it is best to stake a leader growth upright and continue to do so until a desired height is reached . As it matures the overall appearance fills in and it becomes very garden worthy .
CEDRUS libani PENDULA

A fast growing variety of the Lebanese Cedar with a very stiffly weeping habit to its branching . The needle foliage is a greyish-green colour . This form requires a leader growth staked upright as a young plant to help it attain height . With size and age this form can often become a freestyle piece of garden architecture .
CUPRESSUS cashmeriana

A spectacular and exotically elegant form known as the Kashmir Cypress . Flattened sprays of bright grey-blue foliage hang down vertically from the branch structure . The overall shape is pyramidal and climatic conditions dictate the mature shape , weather it will be tall and narrow or wider and not as high . It is not as fast a grower as the following variety , C.c. Blue Cascade , but usually is denser in habit .
CUPRESSUS cashmeriana BLUE CASCADE

Often regarded as the most beautiful Conifer in the world . This cultivar is an improved selection of the Kashmir Cypress , with soft , flat bright blue curtains of weeping foliage . At its best if sited out of persistent strong winds . Very fast growing pyramidal specimen that must be grafted to ensure stability .
CUPRESSUS funebris GOLD CASCADE

This neatly elegant weeping form of the Chinese funeral Cypress has yellow-golden flattened sprays of soft foliage hanging down like curtains . Reasonably narrow pyramidal form with a medium growth rate . Like all true Cypress it requires good draining soils for optimum performance and once established will handle dry seasons without damage . As with most Cypress will be superior if grafted . A rare but garden worthy form .
CUPRESSUS macrocarpa CONEYBEARII

This cultivar of the Monterey Cypress , with maturity , becomes a very large and imposing specimen . A fast growing plant with golden-yellow string like foliage hanging vertically down off its many pendulous branches . Broadly pyramidal in shape and large specimens are stunning . Not suitable for small gardens .
CUPRESSUS nootkatensis GREEN ARROW

A narrow large weeping form of a family known as the Alaskan Cedar . Flattened dark green sprays of foliage cascade down and densely clothe the branching structure that sweeps to the ground before turning back upwards . Becomes a very tall and elegant form sometimes called the ghost tree due to its appearance .This plant deserves to be planted in an open position so its form can be appreciated .