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Blue Colorado Spruce (picea pungeans var glauca): Colorado spruce is usually a dense conical conifer. Within the species there is a botanical variety called the Glauca Group (var. glauca). The foliage of seedlings from plants in the Glauca Group can vary from green to bright powder blue. There are many cultivars with blue foliage that vary in the intensity of blue color. Cultivars also offer a range of sizes, forms, compactness, and growth rates. This species is quite tolerant of drought and…

burning bush (1), dwarf Colorado blue spruce (5), Sawara cypress (8)

Dwarf conifers. I love the different blues and greens and yellows, not to mention the beautiful shapes.


Dwarf Colorado blue spruce Picea pungens Globosa with heaths and heathers in garden in spring


Baby Blue Eyes Spruce (semi-dwarf blue spruce) for front of house


It is best to space each tree [and each row of trees] about 10 feet apart, with the trees of each row staggered like footprints. From a distance they will both appear and function like a single tight row planted only 5 ft apart, but without the resulting competition for water, sunshine and nutrients. For a more natural look, use multiple species and plant them more randomly, not in straight lines.


Fotos de Jardines de estilo Clásico : Otoños que enamoran en la villa.. color, textura, sensaciones...

Fotos de Jardines de estilo Clásico : Otoños que enamoran en la villa.. color…