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And take a meditative walk through 70-foot-tall cryptomerias that lead visitors into the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum--a collection of more than 100 masterpieces of bonsai and penjing, the Chinese version of bonsai.
Barclay is especially fond of dwarf cryptomerias, such as 'Elegans' and 'Vilmoriniana', for their wonderful foliage color and texture.
Maxing out at 5 feet by 5 feet (it's a slow grower), it's been called the 'Harry Lauder' of cryptomerias (a reference to the contorted filbert), with stems and branches that twist and curl.
I suspect that is not the image that inspired the common name for Cryptomeria japonica 'Spiralis,' a richly textured Japanese cedar with curly rings reminiscent of what (someone's) granny used to wear.