Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Showers' / Golden Showers Lawson cypress

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Showers' is a broadly upright selection of Lawson cypress with dense branching and nodding branch tips holding yellow variegated, threadlike foliage. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 6 feet (2 m) tall and 4.5 feet (1.5 m) wide, an annual growth rate of 6 to 8 inches (15 - 20 cm).

This cultivar originated in 1976, as a seedling selected by John Mitsch Nursery, Aurora, Oregon, USA.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Showers' — a mature specimen in a private garden in Petaluma, California.
Photo by David Olszyk
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Showers' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by David Olszyk
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Golden Showers' — a mature specimen in a private garden in California.
Photo by Janice LeCocq

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