Need recs for Italian Cypress alternatives
My garden is being landscaped and, it's too long of a story, but I don't have much say in the design. We have a new planter box (without drainage to the ground, just in planter, but connected to drip irrigation). The proposal is for either Italian Cypress or Weeping Cypress on both ends (to frame a set of windows). NOT my style. Too manicured and stately. I'm more of a wisteria hanging over a window kind of girl or jasmine overgrowing a fence. Any suggestions for other kind of plants than the Cypress that have smaller root systems, require less water, and grow somewhat higher?