A dense evergreen shrub to 4-6 feet tall by 3-4 feet wide with an upright habit and attractive narrow blue-green leaves. Plant in full sun in a well-drained, preferably acidic, soil. Give occasional to infrequent irrigation. Hardy to 23°F. A great short screening or hedge plant that produces long stem (16 to 36 inch) cut flowers. The cultivar name comes from the top of the cone, which resembles a red crown and were thought perfect for picking late season near Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere.