Picea sitchensis ‘Silberzwerg’

Silver Dwarf Sitka Spruce The name Picea sitchensis ‘Silberzwerg’ refers to the plant’s outstanding needle color and its reliable, slow-growing habit. The plant’s very dense, very blue needles display a unique reversal from the norm: the two-tone, blue-green effect results from silvery blue on one side of needles with dark green on the reverses. Similar in size and […]

Picea sitchensis ‘Papoose’

Papoose Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis ‘Papoose’ has sharp, two-tone, blue-green needles. Late in spring, clusters of buds open at the branch tips and form blossom-like bursts of foliage. The slow-growing tree displays a dense, globose habit when young, but produces a leader with age and becomes a tight, upright, broad shape. Found by Gordon Bentham, Vancouver […]

Picea rubens ‘Lake Street Steeple’

Lake Street Steeple Red Spruce Short, strictly weeping branches adorn the length of this dark green spruce with a tall, extremely narrow, weeping habit. The very unique form of Picea rubens ‘Lake Street Steeple’ will be useful in small gardens in need of a vertical accent with little horizontal space to spare. Staking can be […]

Picea pungens ‘Zafiro’

Zafiro Blue Spruce Blue, gem-like color combined with a slow rate of growth makes Picea pungens ‘Zafiro’ suited for gardens with limited space. It has the outstanding lush blue needles of its parent, P.p. ‘Moerheim’ but differs in size and habit from other selections with much slower growth and a rounded profile. This compact dwarf tree is an excellent alternative […]

Picea pungens ‘Waldbrunn’

Waldbrunn Colorado Spruce A slow-growing dwarf, Picea pungens ‘Waldbrunn’ boasts a remarkable color that defies description; blue/gray/green—you decide. Its form is nest-like, with short, horizontal branches of thick, tough needles that overlap and provide reinforcement for the structure. Hardy enough for extremely cold climates, it is an ideal choice for a low, colorful sphere of color in […]

Picea pungens ‘The Blues’

The Blues Colorado Spruce Picea pungens ‘The Blues’ was discovered as a unique growth sport on a Weeping Colorado Spruce and has become a favorite in gardens everywhere. Lush blue spring foliage drapes off of downward flowing branches creating a pleasing waterfall of year-round color. Plants may be trained to flow along a fence, deck railing, or […]

Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’ – On Standard

St. Mary’s Broom Blue Spruce on standard Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’ is a dwarf, blue, bun-shaped selection, this slow-growing plant has relatively long, widely-angled needles. It reliably maintains a mounding or globose habit, without any tendency to develop a leader. Garden Size: 1’H x 2’W Dwarf: 1-3″/year Spreading Zone 2 Blue Conifer Full Sun Download a printable […]

Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’

St. Mary’s Broom Blue Spruce Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’ is a dwarf, blue, bun-shaped selection with relatively long, widely-angled needles. It reliably maintains a mounding or globose habit, without any tendency to develop a leader. Its excellent blue color adds year-round interest to smaller spaces, containers and special theme gardens. Garden Size: 1’H x 2’W Dwarf: […]

Picea pungens ‘Sester Dwarf’

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce Stunning blue needles, slow growth rate, and classic conical form make Picea pungens ‘Sester Dwarf’ an ideal plant for the modern landscape. Growing at only about one-fourth the rate of its large parent, it is the perfect small-garden form of Colorado Blue Spruce, and is virtually maintenance free to keep its tidy shape. Found as […]

Picea pungens ‘Roundabout’

Roundabout Colorado Spruce ‘Roundabout’ is a compact, green, garden orb. Perhaps its color is better described as viridian – a sort of bluish green. Whatever color you perceive, it is a super hardy, symmetrical addition to the garden – like a spherical topiary that never needs shearing. Slow growing with needles in perfect scale to […]