The Blues Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'The Blues'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a PUN-jenz|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden 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