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Plant Name Habit Zone Rate Color Description
Abies alba 'Green Spiral' Broad Upright 4 Large Green 'Green Spiral' has dark green, glossy needles, on twisting stems that spiral outward and down. Deep green, stylish habit and moderate size make this an excellent focal point.
Abies alba 'Pyramidalis' Narrow Upright 4 intermediate Green An elegant deep green, narrow symmetrical tree that will fit in any size garden. The dense ascending branches are clothed in soft dark green needles that curve upward, showing two white bands on the underside. In summer, decorative red brown cones with bracts that are turned backwards stand erect on the branches. Plant in any soil that is well drained.
Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star' Spreading 5 Dwarf Green 'Spreading Star' is a beautiful low-growing spreader with thick stems. Long, dark green needles radiate upward from the stem edge to give this plant a full, lush texture. Occasional pruning will maintain its prostrate form. Found in Holland in 1965.
Abies balsamea 'Jamy' Globe Shaped 3 Miniature Green Petite needles on this diminutive Balsam Fir emerge light-green in spring and darken through the season. Prominent buds nestle among radiating, tightly layered needles that curve gently downward. Perfect for rock or trough gardens with other miniatures. Limited Availability
Abies balsamea 'Piccolo' Globe Shaped 3 Dwarf Green Tiny, uniform, dark green needles radiate around the many short branches of this dwarf Balsam Fir. Smaller and finer than 'Nana,' the improved selection displays prominent brown buds for seasonal interest. The dense, very dwarf globe is ideal for rock gardens, containers and small landscapes. Found and introduced by Edwin Carstens Nursery, Varel, Germany.
Abies balsamea 'Tyler Blue' Broad Upright 3 Large Blue Blue and beautiful are the two best words to describe this plant. The distinctive blue foliage stands out in the landscape where this pyramidal tree commands attention. The lush needles are soft to the touch, typical of other balsam firs. It is a fairly compact grower that prefers well-drained soil. It enjoys full sun but will maintain its attractive blue color in part shade.
Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf' Spreading 5 Dwarf Green This dwarf Greek Fir grows broad and low. Short, lustrous, dark green needles are held radially, giving a spiky appearance. Ideal for rock gardens.
Abies koreana 'Aurea' Broad Upright  4 Large Yellow Lemon-yellow needles with glowing, silver-white undersides are displayed on the ascending branches of this outstanding specimen in spring.  The yellow gradually softens as the season progresses, but complementary purple-blue cones add to the dramatic effect. Full sun produces the best color, but plants benefit from some protection if grown in scorching conditions. Over time, with staking, 'Aurea' becomes a large, pyramidal tree.
Abies koreana 'Blauer Eskimo' Globose 4 Miniature Bluish Green An unusual shade of gray-green needles provide the back drop for the plentiful resin covered buds on this dwarf Korean fir, The flat needles are spirally arranged on short, light colored shoots formain a uniform, tight, globe-shaped plant. An excellent rock garden addition athat enjoys full sun and moist well-drained soil. 
Abies koreana 'Cis' Globe Shaped 4 Dwarf Green Radiating, dark green needles lie flat on the stems and provide a backdrop for attractive, small, brown buds at the branch tips. This flattened, spherical plant has a formal, tidy appearance and glistening foliage that draws attention in the garden. Selected in Holland in 1989.
Abies koreana 'Golden Glow' Spreading 4 Intermediate Yellow Especially in winter, this striking Korean Fir lives up to its name. Many shoots loaded with short, wide needles—light yellow with white reverses—brighten the scene with both color and texture. The compact, mid-size selection from Holland develops an irregular, spreading shape, and in late winter, buds with a purple cast add decoration. Provide moist, well-drained soil and some protection from scorching sun in hot areas. Limited Availability
Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke' Broad Upright 4 Intermediate Silver This colorful, hardy Korean Fir stands out in the garden with stunning two-toned needles. The needles of this small, pyramidal tree are recurved, displaying the silver-white undersides which give a gleaming color and uncommonly beautiful textural effect.
Abies koreana 'Oberon' Globe Shaped 4 Dwarf Green This dramatic, slow-growing Korean Fir is named for Shakespeare's King of Fairyland, a tribute to its regal qualities and dwarf form. The irregular, rounded conifer produces striking color and texture with unusually short, wide needles that are dark green on top and white beneath. In winter, showy white buds decorate the plant's many short shoots and add its year-round beauty. Best in cooler climates with full sun or part shade, and moist, well-drained soil. Limited Availability
Abies koreana 'Silberperle' Globe Shaped 4 Miniature Green This tiny Korean Fir is an exquisite garden gem, with every compact branch decorated with pearls—really resinous, white buds—during fall and winter. Short, wide, deep green needles, accented with silvery-white undersides, add to the plant's year-round ornamental impact. Conifer collectors and other discerning gardeners will love adding this dense, very slow growing jewel to their rock or trough displays, where it eventually takes on a pyramidal form. Use caution in hot areas, where harsh rays can bleach the needles.
Abies koreana 'Silver Show' Broad Upright 4 Large Silver The two-toned needles of ‘Silver Show’ are so tightly curled that the shoots are almost cylindrical, exposing the extremely white undersides completely. The result is a silver-white element in the garden. The contrasting dark purple cones stand out against the foliage. Showy color and special texture abound. Enjoys full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
Abies koreana 'Starker's Dwarf' Spreading 4 Dwarf Green This dwarf cultivar of the Korean fir starts out with a nest form when young and develops a mounded shape with age, Its wide, blunt-tipped needles, decorated with white undersides, present a striking texture. Protect from hot, direct afternoon sun.
Abies koreana 'Tundra' Globe Shaped 4 Dwarf Green The dark green, flat needles of this Korean fir show off bright white undersides that add sparkle to the compact cultivar. In winter, resious, white buds increase the effect and provide seasonal interest. The small spreading globe, which is wider than tall, maintains a vibrant appearance year-round. Plant this German selection in partial shade, to offer protection from the suns scorching rays.
Abies lasiocarpa 'DuFlon' Globe Shaped 3 Miniature Green Collectors of micro-mini conifers will love this extremely  slow-growing fir, which puts on less than ½ inch of new growth per year. Medium green needles densely cover the tight globe. Discovered near Lake Sushman, Washington.
Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader' Spreading 5 Dwarf Yellow The bright, golden yellow of this low, spreading fir is especially striking in winter when much of the garden's color has faded. During the rest of the year, the versatile, useful plant brightens areas of partial shade, which it appreciates.
Abies pinsapo 'Aurea' Broad Upright  7 Large Yellow Attractive, yellow needles that are rigid and tapered radiate from the branches. Although a golden form, this Spanish Fir is hardier than the species. Full sun produces the best color, but plants benefit from some protection if grown in scorching conditions. Limited Availability
Abies pinsapo 'Horstmann' Broad Upright 7 Dwarf Blue Fascinating, slow growing and globose, 'Horstmann' sports short, blue-gray needles that give it an almost cactus-like appearance, despite typical, blunt pinsapo tips. In spring, red stamens contribute additional character. Discovered at Horstmann Nursery, Schneverdingen, Germany. Limited Availability
Abies procera 'Glauca' (prostrate form) Spreading 5 Dwarf Bluish Green This steely-blue cultivarient of the Noble Fir grows slowly and will produce one or more upright leaders with age. These leaders can be removed to maintain a prostrate form. Formerly Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'.
Abies squamata 'Flaky' Broad Upright 5 Large Green Outstanding exfoliating red bark is the notable characteristic for this tree commonly known as the Flaky Bark Fir. The peeling bark appears even at a very young age. Intense purple cones stand erect on the upper branches, The dark green needles have white undersides and tips, and are held radially around the shoots. Native to China, the species is considered threatened as it has been exploited in the past for its timber.
Abies veitchii 'Heddergott' Spreading 4 Dwarf Green Glossy green needles are arranged perfectly to expose their brilliant bright white undersides giving the plant the appearance of a winter frost even in the heat of summer. A low growing, rounded, spreading plant, this durable selection from Germany is the perfect size for the home landscape.

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