Loading List...

Conifers

Type Botanical Name Native Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Mikulasovice’ Dwarf Norway Spruce

Nearly perfect miniature pyramid of dark green foliage.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Nidiformis’ Bird's Nest Spruce

Low, dense-spreading dwarf with a distinct depression in the center of the plant.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Pendula’ Weeping Norway Spruce

Very pendulous branches, must be staked to obtain height desired. Always a much admired specimen.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Pumila’ Dwarf Norway Spruce

Globose habit when young, spreading with age, but maintains rounded form. Very dark green. A good alternative to spreading yews.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Pusch’ Dwarf Norway Spruce

A slow-growing cultivar with a dwarf mounding habit. Attractive red-purple cones are held on the tips of the branches.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Sherwood Compact’ Norway Spracy

A compact form that is dense and pyramidal.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA abies ‘Tompa’ Dwarf Norway Spruce

Adorable little dwarf with irregular. pyramidal habit. Great for the rock garden or trough.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA engelmannii ‘Bush’s Lace’ Engelmann Spruce

An upright form with pendulous branches and attractive blue-gray foliage.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA engelmannii ‘Fritsche’ Engelmann Spruce

A blue foliage form with pendulous branches.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA engelmannii ‘Hexenbesen Jasper’ Dwarf Engelman Spruce

Cute blue-green irregular bun-shaped miniature. Hard to find cultivar! Good rock garden specimen.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA engelmannii ‘Stanley Mountain’ Dwarf Engelmann Spruce

A dwarf pyramidal form with attractive blue foliage.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Canadian Weeper’ Weeping White Spruce

A very narrow, weeping form like P. glauca ‘Pendula’ selected in Nova Scotia by Greg Williams.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 2
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Echiniformis’ Dwarf White Spruce

Forms a low, dense, cushion-shaped plant with grayish-green foliage.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Dwarf White Spruce

An extremely dense cultivar with an almost perfect pyramidal shape.  As wide at the base as it is tall.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Jean’s Dilly’ Dwarf Alberta Spruce

An Alberta Spruce with unique twisted new growth and very tight habit. Protect from winter sun and wind.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Pendula’ Weeping White Spruce

This cultivar has stiffly downward hanging branches of bluish-green. Habit is very narrow.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA glauca ‘Yukon Blue’ White Spruce

A tight-growing semi-dwarf form with short blue-gray needles. Forms a narrow pyramid.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA mariana ‘Blue Teardrop’ Dwarf Black Spruce

A tight-growing dwarf with small blue-gray needles and an upright habit.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA mariana ‘Doumettii’ Black Spruce

A slow-growing cultivar with thin green needles giving it a texture softer than other spruces.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer Picea Mariana ‘Golden’ Black Spruce

Bluish needles are flushed with gold on horizontal branches.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA mariana ‘Mont Tremblant’ Black Spruce

A vigorous, upright form with long twisting branches and blue-gray needles.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Blue Sky’ Serbian Spruce

An upright evergreen conifer with light blue needles. It will form a narrow pillar at maturity. A wonderful accent point for the landscape.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘de Ruyter’ Serbian Spruce

A slow-growing upright form with an irregular, sculptural habit and two-toned green and silver foliage.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Gotelli Weeping’ Weeping Serbian Spruce

A lovely upright form with pendulous branches and two-toned green and silver foliage.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Kamenz’ Dwarf Serbian Spruce

A low-spreading globe that grows wider than P. o. ‘Pimoko’. Silvery reverse on the needles shows nicely.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Nana’ Dwarf Serbian Spruce

Slow-growing, from a bun shape to a conical compact shrub about 5′. Recurved needles show bluish reverse.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Pendula Bruns’ Weeping Serbian Spruce

A narrow-growing German selection with pendulous branches.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Peve Tijn’ Dwarf Serbian Spruce

A sport of P. omorika ‘Nana’ with gold-tinged needles that forms a dense, broad pyramid.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Pimoko’ Dwarf Serbian Spruce

Dwarf flat-topped form smaller than P. omorika ‘Nana’.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika ‘Silberblue’ Serbian Spruce

Two-toned needles are silver-blue against a green interior. Forms a broad pyramid.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika x breweriana Hybrid Spruce

Brewer’s spruce, a lovely species with drooping branches, is not hardy for us, but hopefully this cross with the hardy Serbian will be.  This has a narrow habit with pendulous branches.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA omorika x pungens ‘Troemner’ Hybrid Spruce

A hybrid with the pendulous branching and softer foliage of P. omorika and blue coloring of P. pungens. It forms a narrow pyramid.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA orientalis ‘Skylands’ Oriental Spruce

Slow-growing, eventually becoming pyramidal with golden-yellow needles on slender branches. For sheltered sites out of winter sun and wind.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 5
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Avatar’ Blue Spruce

A new cultivar from Iseli Nursery with new growth a striking powder blue. Forms an upright, broad pyramid with attractive horizontal branching.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ Blue Spruce

Dense upright semi-dwarf with intense blue color.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Corbet’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

Dwarf tight conical growth habit with blue needles.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year) Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Dietz Prostrate’ Weeping Blue Spruce

A pendulous form with good blue color. Stake for height.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year) 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Donehey’ Blue Spruce

A form with blue-green foliage tipped with creamy white new growth in the spring.  Habit is compact and pyramidal.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Early Cones’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A low-spreading cultivar producing cones at the branch tips from an early age.  These are purplish-red in early spring.  Grows twice as wide as high.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Hartsel’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A blue globose form with dense, radiating branches and prominent orange buds.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Hermann Naue’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

Bright pink new cones contrast with the blue-green foliage.  Forms a low, spreading mound.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Lucretia’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A flattened globe form with very blue foliage.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Lundeby’s Dwarf’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A dwarf blue selection from Iseli Nursery with a somewhat flatter habit than P. ‘Montgomery’.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Maigold’ Blue Spruce

Bright yellow spring growth on this dense growing pyramid contrasts with the older blue-green foliage.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year) Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Margarite’ Blue Spruce

A striking deep blue selection with a dense, pyramidal habit.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Montgomery’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

Globe-shaped dwarf blue spruce becoming pyramidal when mature.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Mrs. Cesarini’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A densely branched, bright blue-green flattened mound.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year) Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Pali’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A dense mounding form with light blue foliage.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Ruby Tear Drops’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A beautiful dwarf blue spruce with bright red cones on the branch tips in the spring.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘The Blues’ Weeping Blue Spruce

A strongly pendulous form with powder blue needles. Selected at Stanley Nursery. Stake for height.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun 3