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The Blues Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'The Blues'

SKU
01939
With no two plants alike, the strongly weeping branches and irregularly spreading and drooping top create a unique, bright silver-blue specimen. A striking focal point when combined with complementing deep yellows, pinks and greens. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-a PUN-jenz
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseRock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Potentilla (Potentilla); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea)

Grows in a wide range of well-drained soils. Thrives in cool summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, adapts to less frequent water, but prefers consistent moisture. Apply a general-purpose fertilizer in early spring. May be trained to enhance form.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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