Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Barry's Silver'

Barry's Silver Lawson Cypress

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Frothy silver blue foliage looks great year round on this slow growing dwarf conifier. Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Barry's Silver' will tolerate light shade. The silver blue foliage looks great in combination burgundy foliage or create a calm composition by pairing with a bold foliage partner in shades of blue or green.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Low

Soil: Well-drained


Size: 48 - 72 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Conical, Upright
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Native Plant, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Ivory / Cream

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos