Dwarf Blue Subalpine Fir
Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'
Striking blue needles are soft to the touch (not sharply pointed like Spruce) and create a dense, pyramidal form. Excellent specimen for containers, rock gardens or to add structure and year-round color to flowering borders. An extremely hardy and easy-care plant.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||a- bees las-ee-oh-KAR-puh|
|Key feature:||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Cold hardiness zones:||3 - 7|
|Light needs:||Full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Slow-growing, dense pyramid 3 to 4 ft. tall in 10 years; ultimately 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special features:||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest|
|Landscape uses:||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Blooms:||Does not flower|
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