Cryptomeria japonica Elegans Compacta is an interesting evergreen bush that also makes an unusual hedging choice. Soft, fluffy foliage that is sage green in summer and takes on reddish tints in winter. Makes an elegant evergreen shrubby plant, can grow quite large but responds well to pruning. The ability to cut it back with no ill results makes it an unusual but effective hedging choice. the plant in the photograph is in a 15 litre pot.