Cupressus sempervirens 'Totem'

Totem Italian Cypress

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Totem is a dwarf variety of Italian cypress with a strictly columnar growth habit. Perfect way to add some vertical lift, in a small footprint, to your garden.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 96 - 180 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

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

Foliage Color: Blue, Green

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat

More Design Considerations

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

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos