Cedrus deodara ‘Divinely Blue’
Devinely Blue deodar cedar
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Devinely Blue deodar cedar is a semi-dwarf evergreen conifer with blue green to powder blue foliage, at its best in full sun, but will tolerate light shade. As a young plant its habit is somewhat mounding with a somewhat flat top, wider than tall. With maturity Devinely Blue becomes conical or pyramidal in shape with the advent of a slow growing terminal. Attractive branching with drooping tips like the species.
Plant Type: conifer
Foliage Type: evergreen
Plant Height: 5 ft. 0 in. (1.52 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 6 ft. 0 in. (1.83 meters)
Plant Height-Mature: 6 ft. 0 in. (1.83 meters)
Plant Width-Mature: 7 ft. 0 in. (2.13 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 7 to 9
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun
Water Requirements: drought tolerant or occasional watering
Seasonal Interest: year-round colorful foliage
- Culture Notes
- Plant in full sun to light shade where the soil is well-drained. Drought tolerant after being established which means two years of regular watering during dry periods.
- Geek Notes
- Discovered as a unique seedling at Angelica Nurseries of Kennedyville, Maryland, USA and then named for former propagator Bill Devine, who retired from there. The cultivar name, ‘Devinely Blue’, is frequently seen spelled as “Divinely” which is incorrect.