Also known as Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Red Star'
It forms an upright, dwarf, bushy selection of "Atlantic White Cypress"
The unusual foliage resembles clusters of tiny stars.
It is gray-green in summer before turning to amazing dark reddish purple in winter.
The winter colour is more intense in colder climates.
After 10 years of growth, it would less less than 1 metre in height by 30cm in width.
This cultivar thrives best when protected from hot sun and winds.