|Narrow, columnar evergreen shrub which grows to 25 feet. Leaves are scale-like, appressed, with some awl-shaped leaves inside the plant. The silver-blue foliage is best in spring, as it turns silver-green in summer. More than one clone is grown under this name. Excellent for use as screen, background or accent. Withstands a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. Very long lived.