Dwarf Black Spruce
Picea mariana 'Nana'
|A standout in the rock garden, forming an attractive broad dense globe of lovely blue-green needles. A very slow growing evergreen that will require little to no maintenance. A great filler between larger trees and shrubs. Works well en masse in borders and along driveways, or as a single accent in a rock garden.
|Full sun, Partial sun
|Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
|Conifer; prized for foliage.
|Extremely slow growing; reaches only 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
|Border, Container, Hedge
|This carefree spreading conifer has a powerful blue cast that adds welcome contrast to bright-green conifers. Use as groundcover, or as a low divider between driveways or along the property line. Good low plant for erosion control; it won't obstruct the view on banks and cut or fill slopes. Ideal filler between upright conifers and broadleaf trees. A candidate for rock gardens, where it spills nicely over boulders and dry stone walls.
|Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Switch Grass (Panicum); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Weigela (Weigela); Speedwell (Veronica)
|Grows easily in moist, slightly acidic, loose, sandy or gravelly loam to fine clay soils. Thrives in cold winter, cool summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize in early spring. Slow growing; no pruning necessary.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.