Weeping Alaska cedar
* Common name: Weeping Alaska cedar
* Botanical name: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’
* What it is: A graceful, narrow, upright, soft-needled green evergreen with a gently weeping habit.
* Size: 25 to 30 feet tall, 10 feet wide
* Where to use: Nice specimen for a house corner or as the centerpiece of a large island garden. Full sun to part shade.
* Care: Water deeply once a week when dry in the early years. Given the space to mature, no pruning, fertilizing or other care needed. If you must prune, cut arms back to a joint one by one. No shears!
* Great partner: Ring with golden St. Johnswort ‘Brigadoon’ or abelia ‘Kaleidoscope.’