Cedrus deodara 'Devinely Blue'

Dwarf Deodar Cedar




Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Cedrus

Parent: Cedrus deodara

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 7

Size: 5' tall and wide in 10 years

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Blue to blue-green needles. Grows only 3 to 4" a year. Mounding habit to spreading, much variation in sizes given. Some sources say will develop a central leader if staked, others give the height as only 2'. Well-drained soil.


Named for Bill Devine, a plant propagator in Maryland.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in October 2012 and planted it in the Turret Front Garden. I decided it would get too large and moved it to the new Triangle Island Garden raised bed.

Sources of Information

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