Discovered by conifer expert Paul Jones of North Carolina, the 'Spirited' Golden Hinoki Cypress is a seedling from the classic Crippsii Golden Cypress. Spirited has the same color, upright pyramidal form and elegant habit as Crippssi but everything about the plant is 1/4 the size, making it a good fit for smaller garden spaces and containers. Like its parent, the foliage is intense golden-yellow in full sun and becomes a soft chartreuse with more shade. Unlike some other golden cypresses, the foliage does not burn in direct sun. One of the best new Hinoki cypress selections that we've come across, Spirited in one of those excellent plants that can make a landscape excellent. Get all the details below!