Use Evergreens to Make an Impact in Your Landscape: Cover the Ground Enjoy a beautiful carpet by letting spreading evergreens become a groundcover. A creeping blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Procumbens', shown here), junipers, or spreading pine is perfect for filling a space with year-round color and interest.
Picea pungens ' Glauca Procumbens ' Blue Creeping Colorado Spruce
Glauca Procumbens Ground Cover Blue Colorado Spruce
A couple of years ago the Conifer Quarterly had Spruce as the featured conifer. For some reason it got my imagination going and inspired the idea that it might be fun to do an island bed featuring only Spruce cultivars. I was hoping for a riot of color in the Spring. Here's some pics of it from yest...
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Dwarf Alberta Spruce 'J.W. Daisy White' Picae glauca ~ spring growth is yellow green then lightens to a creamy white, by summer it has turned to blue-green. Height at maturity 3 ft. (1m) Zones 2-6
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Dwarf blue spruce
Use Evergreens to Make an Impact
Accentuate Fall Color - One sure way to highlight the fall colors in your yard is to pair them with evergreens. Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii), Korean fire (Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke'), and dwarf blue spruce (Picea pungens 'Corbet'), for example, looks smashing against bold reds and oranges. And bright yellows practically sing next to a dark green background. BHG
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Blue globe spruce. I think you should definitely consider a blue evergreen for the front yard. Would be so pretty with your grey house. and compliments pink flowers gorgeously!
Picea glauca 'Pendula' An outstanding weeping selection and a notable example of an old clone which needs to be `rediscovered'. Distinctive in its very formal habit, yet very pendulous with stiffly held, downward-hanging branches, heavily covered with soft, light grey-green needles forming a narrow, conical shape. Discovered in a native stand in Guelph, Ontario. | Photo by Iseli Nursery, Inc. USDA Zone: 3 (-30 to -45 F / -34.4 to -40 C) Horticultural Status: Established Origin: Seedling…