Picea pungens


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Synonyms for Picea pungens

tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown

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The bluest-foliage variations of Colorado spruce (Picea pungens), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and white fir (Abies concolor) all oc cur in the southwestern region of the United States.
SELECTED CULTIVARS: (See next page, Picea pungens f.
Blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Glauca') has also become popular, although some growers have had trouble getting the trees to turn blue and have resorted to spray-painting them.
FOR SMALLER GARDENS Favourites for small gardens include Picea glauca 'Jalako Gold',' Taxus baccata 'Standishii', Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis', Picea pungens 'Glob-osa' and Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Minima Aurea.'.
If you can bear to, leave it until the last minute to buy a tree, especially if you choose something such as a Blue spruce (Picea pungens Glauca), which will drop its needles quicker than other types.
The blue spruce, Picea pungens glauca is similar to the Norway version except it has a blue tinge to the foliage.
SPRUCE Native to the West, Colorado spruce (Picea pungens) has stiff, irregular branches with prickly needles that vary from dark green to steely blue.
If you prefer a living tree consider the Blue Spruce (Picea pungens glauca) with its short, dusky-blue needles, or Norway Spruce, both grown in containers and where they can be planted directly into the garden at the end of the festive season if preferred.
Regardless of season, visitors can see the living National Christmas Tree, a Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens) on the Ellipse behind the White House (see "The Gift that changed Christmas Winter 2000.
He planted weeping blue spruce trees (Picea pungens glauca 'Pendula') for their frosty blue foliage, and blue star creeper (Pratia pedunculata) and woolly thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus) as groundcovers between the bluish stones.
COLORADO: blue spruce (Picea pungens), designated in 1939.
Five columnar Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens glauca) form a soft backdrop.
Good choices include alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens glauca), Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii), and white fir (A.
Good choices include Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Glauca'), alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and white fir (Abies concolor).