Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Compacta' is otherwise known as Japanese cedar 'Elegans Compacta'. Bushy, evergreen conifer with an abundance of springy, long soft foliage with leaves that turns purple in the summer. Will thrive on all soil types but needs good drainage and prefers to not to be planted in an exposed site. This will reach an eventual height of approximately 2m at a growth rate of 10cm a year thus making it a perfect addition to anyone's garden, providing all year round colour. Alternatively, plant up in a container for your patio.