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Conifers

Type Botanical Name Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
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 4
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 ‘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 ‘Riverside’ Serbian Spruce

A narrow upright form selected by Wells Nursery of Washington state.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 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 ‘Wodan’ Serbian Spruce

A dwarf, irregular pyramid with bunched, silvery blue-green needles.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 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 4
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 ‘Blue Pearl’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

A slow-growing dwarf, rounded at first, later developing the true spruce shape with bright blue foliage.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Blue Wave’ Blue Spruce

A new cultivar from Klyn Nursery that forms a low-spreading mound. Bright blue foliage.  12”-15” high by 6’-8’ wide.

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

A mini-grower with blue needles and low, rounded habit.

Miniature (less than 3 inches/year)Less than 3 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) Sun 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 ‘Donna’s Rainbow’ Dwarf Blue Spruce

Silver-blue needles on an irregular, upright plant.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 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 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Gebelle’s Golden Spring’ Blue Spruce

Bright yellow new growth contrasts with the mature blue-green foliage.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year) Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Glauca Procumbens’ Prostrate Blue Spruce

An irregular, ground-hugging form with powder blue needles and some ascending branches.

1 foot tall by 8 feet wide Sun 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Glauca Prostrata’ Blue Spruce

Flat-growing blue spruce of irregular habit.

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

This is indistinguishable from P. ‘Montgomery’. 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 ‘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 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 3
Conifer PICEA pungens ‘Iseli Foxtail’ Blue Spruce

A narrow, open pyramidal form with needles longer at the base of the shoots than at the tips. 

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 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. 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 ‘Niemetz’ Blue Spruce

Beautiful cream growth in spring contrasts with the older blue-green needles.  Forms a dense upright pyramid.

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

Intense blue, stout needles on a miniature globe-shaped plant.

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

Compact rounded evergreen with blue-green foliage.

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

A pyramidal dwarf with beautiful blue needles.

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

Beautiful cream growth in spring contrasts with the blue needles.  Forms an upright pyramid.

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

A dwarf, blue, bun-shaped selection, this slow-growing plant has relatively long, widely angled needles.

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

Lime-green foliage is flushed creamy gold in spring. Habit is pyramidal.

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

A dwarf form with flattened, nest-like habit and blue-gray needles.

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

Upright pyramidal tree with golden-yellow over powder blue needles.

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

A dense pyramidal form with rich blue foliage.

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

Outstanding blue needles on a compact dwarf.  Excellent alternative to the larger growing P. ‘Glauca Globosa’.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 3
Conifer PICEA rubens ‘Lake Street Steeple’ Red Spruce

An extremely narrow weeping form of the native red spruce brought to Iseli Nursery by Tim Steele from a seedling planted by his grandmother.  It produces small red cones on the upper branches.

Large (over 12 inches/year)over 12 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 4
Conifer PICEA rubens ‘Pocono’ Dwarf Red Spruce

A dwarf with an irregular, upright form and small light green needles. Produces typical red cones.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun/Part Shade 3
Conifer PINUS aristata (longaeva) ‘Formal Form’ Bristlecone Pine

Dark blue-green needles radiate around ascending branches.  Habit is narrow and pyramidal. Bristlecone pines are thought to be one of the longest-living trees on earth.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun 4
Conifer PINUS aristata (longaeva) ‘Jackson’s Prostrate’ Bristlecone Pine

A dwarf-growing form with an irregular mounding habit.

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 4
Conifer PINUS aristata (longaeva) ‘Sherwood Compact’ Bristlecone Pine

A slow-growing, densely-branched perfect pyramid. 

Dwarf (3-6 inches/year)3-6 feet in ten years. Sun 4
Conifer PINUS banksiana ‘Al Johnson’ Dwarf Jack Pine

A slow-growing selection with an open irregular habit.

Intermediate (6-12 inches/year)6-12 feet in ten years. Sun 3