Siberian Carpet Cypress

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A neat, sprawling evergreen shrub with lacy, flattened sprays of foliage that turn bronze in winter. A great choice for use as a ground cover or planted under a group of taller evergreens. This wide-spreading shrub needs room to grow. Pruning is rarely required.

Companion Plants

Viburnum

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Viburnum

Adaptable and dependable four-season garden interest. Most viburnum offer large flowers that attract butterflies, thick summer foliage, and berries and vibrant fall foliage that attract birds. Nice with fir, rhododendron, crocosmia and variegated periwinkle. Prefers well-drained soil.

Bird's Nest Spruce

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Bird's Nest Spruce

Slow-growing, needle-leaved evergreen shrub with fine foliage and a flat spread, resembling a "bird's nest." Very effective as an accent, specimen or foundation plant. Also suitable in rock gardens. Deer resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained, neutral to acid (sour) soil.

Potentilla

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Potentilla

Details

Common name

Siberian Carpet Cypress

Botanical name

Microbiota decussata

Zone

USDA 3 - 7

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Bloom time

No Bloom

Light

sun

Height

24-36" (61-91 cm)

Habit

low-growing

Water

1-2 times per week

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

provide enough water in fall, before freeze