Evergreen Ground Cover

Russian Cypress:

  • Height: 10 to 12 inches; moderate growth, evergreen
  • Spread: 6 to 8 feet
  • Foliage: dense evergreen shrub that makes a nice evergreen mat, turns copper green in fall
  • Light requirement: partial to full sun
  • Soil tolerances: moist; well-drained
  • Drought tolerance: moderate

Siberian Cypress:

  • Height: 10 to 12 inches; slow growth, evergreen
  • Spread: 6 to 8 feet
  • Foliage: feathery blue evergreen shrub that makes a nice evergreen mat, turns copper green in fall
  • Light requirement: partial to full sun
  • Soil tolerances: moist; well-drained
  • Drought tolerance: moderate