Picea orientalis ‘Tom Thumb’ on standard

Tom Thumb Oriental Spruce – on standard Tom Thumb Oriental Spruce Striking golden fingers of tight foliage point out from the center of the attractive Picea orientalis ‘Tom Thumb’. The combination of brightly colored needles, extremely slow growth, and compact nest shape make ‘Tom Thumb’ desirable for small garden spaces, tucked beneath taller trees or in trough […]

Picea abies ‘Skyhigh WB’

Skyhigh WB Norway Spruce Numerous brown buds are clustered on branch tips to decorate a very tight ball. The medium green needles tightly surround the clusters, setting them off in an attractive fashion. Picea abies ‘Skyhigh WB’ is a witch’s broom selection from Gert Bohme in Germany. Garden Size: 2’H x 2’W Dwarf: 3″/year Globe […]

Picea abies ‘Dandylion’

Danylion Norway Spruce Picea abies ‘Dandylion is a colorful mounding form of Norway Spruce. Small red female cones form on the tips of yellow shoots. Branches arch up and down, spreading to fill space. Relatively short needles provide a fine texture. Selected by Bob Fincham in 2002, it was a seedling from a cross of […]

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 […]