Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Thujopsis dolbrata 'variegata'
This is a very distinctive conifer from the Cypress family.
In time it is a large evergreen tree, reaching 30m tall The leaves scale like, glossy green above and marked with a vivid white stomatal band underside. The leaves have a wonderful, distinctive thick fleshy feel to them.
Fully hardy and can be grown in full sun or some shade Foliage can last a long tme in arrangements
4L pots, heavy plants but just under the weight for Mail order