Blue Ice is a cultivar of the Arizona cypress and has attractive blue-gray foliage and upright branches. Its foliage it not “needle-like” but, instead, is flat and lacey, much like cedar. Native to the southwestern region of the US. blue ice exhibits a beautiful bluish silver color with a very fragrant fresh crisp smell that will remind you of Christmas. Typical of cypresses, Blue Ice is subject to rapid drying in a warm home and requires frequent watering.