Cupressus macrocarpa 'Greenstead Magnificent' - magine a cypress that has light blue-green foliage and grows flat on the ground. This describes a wonderful new cypress from New Zealand called Cupressus macrocarpa 'Greenstead Magnificent' It is a spreading blue form of Monterey Cypress and will make a ground cover 6 inches off the ground and 10 ft. wide. Leaves are a stringy coarse look with powder- blue color. Magnificent !
Hedge? The grass used for these amazing feathery hedges is Pennisetum alopecuroides Hamelm. Maintenance is easy, the plants are just cut down in spring with shears and then they will grow to acheive their full potention by the end of summer. Wow.