Genus Cupressus Species arizonica Cultivar 'Carolina Sapphire' Common Name 'Carolina Sapphire' Arizona Cypress Patent ID Height 15 to 20 Feet Spread 8 to 10 Feet Habit Loose, broad pyramid. Moderate growth rate. Zone 7 to 9 Culture Full Sun. Flower Flower Color Foliage Silver-blue needles. Evergreen Category: Conifer Description Introduced by Clemson University.