See Chapter 17. This Conifer must have a sheltered place.
Cypress. See Chapter 17. The two most important species are certainly Lawson-iana and macrocarpa, but arizonica, funebris, Goveniana, Macnabiana, nootkatensis (syn. Thujopsis borealis), obtusa, sempervirens, thyoides (white cedar) and torolusa (half hardy) are sometimes met with. Lawsoniana is extremely valuable, and its varieties alba spica nana, white tipped; alba variegata, white variegated; Allumi, blue tint; erecta viridis, columnar rich green; filifera, threadlike; gracilis and gracilis aurea, yellow tinted; lutea, yellow; nana, dwarf; and Stewartii, yellow, are charming shrubs. Crippsii is a variegated and lutea a yellow variety of macrocarpa. The forms of Lawsoniana are so neat in habit and pretty in tint that they are ideal evergreens for small borders, vying with the exquisite Thujas. Ordinary soil. Obtusa and pisifera are commonly grown under the name of Retinospora in gardens and nurseries.