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The 2015 CONIFER INVENTORY is listed below. Conifers that have pictures will be written in dark green and underlined. Click on the name of the conifer to view the picture.

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ARBORVITAE

Thuja occidentalis ‘DeGroot’s Spire’
Upright Narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
Foliage is rich green, thick and ruffled in texture with branchlets occasionally twisting and layering over one another. This narrow columnar form of American Arborvitae is in demand for its habit and texture. It can be planted as a specimen or used in narrow situations where high screening is needed. Not all 'DeGroot's' are created the same...these are "truly narrow"!
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Thuja occidentalis 'Filiformis'
Weeping, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 4
Dense branches hold many loose tufts of long thread-like pendulous branchlets. New growth is bright green. Whether grafted as a patio tree to display the pendulous habit or not, it looks great planted by a pond or stream! It's hard to believe this one is actually an arborvitae! Those of us that have this call it our "bad-hair-day plant!
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Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Wintergreen’
Conical, Large, Full sun to part shade, Zone 3
‘Hetz Wintergreen’ stays a rich green year-round; not bronzing in the colder months like other selections. A single-leader specimen. This fast-growing conical form of American Arborvitae is useful planted as a specimen, tall screen, or hedge.

Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar'
Upright narrow, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
It's been called a brilliant yellow beacon, and truly it is! The eye-popping yellow becomes a warmer amber tone during winter, hence the name – 'Jantar' is Polish for amber. 10 years: 4-6' tall x 2-3' wide. New to the trade.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Mossy’...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Looks like a little clump of moss with tentacles. A sea urchin if you will. One of my favorites. Slow growing.
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CEDAR - Alaskan

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Nidifera'
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5
Gray-blue foliage is more refined than other nootkatensis cultivars. Slow-growing with a spreading nest-shape. 4' tall x 5' wide in 10 years. Rare.

Cham nootkatensis 'Sparkling Arrow'
Upright Narrow, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Creamy-white variegated leaves and extremely narrow frame make this a standout in any garden. Tall, slender and weeping! 10 yrs: 8' x 1'

CYPRESS - BALD

Taxodium distichum 'Falling Waters'
Cascading, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 4
The slender, vertical growth habit makes it desirable for the smaller landscape. The internal framework snakes awkwardly toward the sky and is softly cloaked in cascading fronds of delicate, bright-green summer foliage. Handles wet, poorly drained sites. Mature at 20-25' tall x 8-10' wide.
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Taxodium distichum 'Lindsey's Skyward'
Upright Narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 5
New form of Bald Cypress growing 18-20' tall x 6' wide in 20 years. Shows resistance to winter snow and ice load and has not indicated any sign of surface roots or the "knees" typical of taxodiums. Tolerates wet soil. A beautiful landscape tree offering contrasting foliage to other conifers.

Taxodium distichum 'Little Leaf'
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
This one is for those who like the "unusual, conversation piece" - a great "see-thru" tree! Upright, sparsely branched with tiny leaves that turn a bright copper-orange color in fall before falling off for the winter. 10 yrs: 10 ' x 4'

CYPRESS - Hinoki

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Butterball'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 5
Cute little ball perfect for the rock garden or trough. Tightly congested foliage with lemon-yellow tips. Consistently round growth habit. Moist, well-drained soil. 10 yrs: 1' tall x 2' wide
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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Chirimen' (Chairman)...SOLD OUT!
Upright Broad, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5
Some liken this one to a “primitive cactus”. Named after the wrinkly silk crepe fabric used to make Japanese kimonos. Typical growth rate is up to 4” per year, however, some feel it may grow faster with age. Irregular, upright, shrubby tree with interesting clusters of upright, irregular shoots.
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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Densa'...SOLD OUT!
Round, Miniature, Full/part sun, Zone 5
Foliage creates a more lumpy appearance on this miniature globe. Perfect for rock gardens, troughs, and rail gardens. 10 yrs: 12” x 12”
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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Hage'...SOLD OUT!
Conical, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 5
Leaves rich green on small tear shaped leaves that grow 1” per year.
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CYPRESS - Sawara

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Cannon Ball'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Part shade, Zone 5
A white sport of Sawara Cypress. Symetrical, even grower. Trough gardens, miniature railroads, and rock gardens. 10 yrs: 10” x 10”
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Cham pisifera 'Curly Tops'...SOLD OUT!
Upright Broad, Intermediate, Full Sun, Zone 5, Blue
Distinctive curled needles and bright powdery blue foliage, adding textural interest and luminescent color to the landscape. It has a broader and yet more compact habit than ‘Boulevard’.
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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Gold Dust'...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 5
Speckled, flat, round bun. Foliage is congested and tight with golden variegation. 10 yrs” 6” tall x 30” wide.
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FIR - Balsam

Abies balsamea ‘Piccolo’
Globose, Dwarf, Part shade, Zone 5
Grows about 1” per year, quite miniature in all respects. Planted at the Iowa Arboretum – appears to be hardier than ‘Nana’. A nice addition to the small rock garden.
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Abies balsamea ‘Tyler Blue’
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Sun/part shade, Zone 3
A wonderful pyramidal, blue fir. Best if grown in afternoon shade in hot climates. 10 years: 5-6’tall x 2-4’ wide.
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FIR - Concolor

Abies concolor 'Blue Cloak'
Weeping, Large, Full sun, Zone 3, Blue
A weeping form of White Fir. A strong main leader with all side branches coming down. Needles are medium size and powder blue. Grows 1' per year.

Abies concolor 'Charming Chub'...SOLD OUT!
Pyrmaidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A Jerry Morris introduction. Named for Chub Harper, a great connoisseur and authority on conifers. Found in northern New Mexico as a broom in 1996. Tight growth and good blue color, gradually attains a pyramidal shape. Rubbery, soft foliage. Grows 1-2"/year. Great for a rock garden!
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Abies concolor 'King's Gap'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
The needles of this concolor fir are a vivid silvery-blue color. A new introduction suitable for a rock garden or smaller residential garden. As with all firs, it prefers dry soil conditions. 10 years: 6" x 15"
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FIR - Korean


Abies koreana 'Blauer Eskimo'
Globose, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
Flat, blue needles spirally arranged on short, light colored shoots form a uniform, tight, globe-shaped plant which is loaded with resin-covered buds. 10 years: 24” wide x 12” tall. Great for rock gardens.
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Abies koreana ‘Cis’..SOLD OUT!
Globe Shaped, Miniature – Dwarf, Full sun – Part shade, Zone 4
A flattened, spherical plant with a formal, clean, tidy appearance and glistening foliage that holds its place in the garden. Dark-green, glossy foliage. Grows about 1” per year. Great for rock gardens or troughs. May need some afternoon shade.
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Abies koreana 'Golden Glow'
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 4
An irregular, spreading Korean fir. Glowing yellow with white reverse on the needles. Best color in winter when buds have a purple cast, adding an extra nice contrast. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and protection from afternoon sun in scorching hot areas. 10 years: 2' x 3'.

Abies koreana ‘Green Carpet’...SOLD OUT!
Spreader , Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5, Green
Plant is very tidy and compact with no pruning required. Dark green. Found by Jane Konijn around 1990 in Holland.
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Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun-part shade, Zone 5
Everyone loves this soft-needled fir. The Korean fir is a handsome plant on its own with green needles that curve upward to show white undersides. This slow grower eventually becomes a small tree but it takes many years. The purple cones are held upright and complete a beautiful picture. Too much shade will cause the white underside needles to turn green.
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Abies koreana 'Nadelkissen'
Bun, Miniature, Full sun/Part shade, Zone 3
A dense globe of green needles with silver undersides. Great for rock gardens, troughs or containers. 10 years: less than 12” tall and wide.
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FIR - Veitch

Abies veitchii 'Heddergott'
Rounded - spreading, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Short needles with silvery undersides create a luster that is hard to resist. Dense, low-spreading plant that eventually develops a somewhat vase shape. Nice plant for rock gardens. 10 years: 3-4'.
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HEMLOCKS

Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate'
Prostrate, Dwarf, Partial shade, Zone 4
Stiff main branches knuckle under and bend downwards making a truly prostrate form. Gnarly interior branches display silver bark, adding dimension to this excellent low-spreading hemlock. Use to drape over or around stones or walls in the landscape. A true garden gem!

Tsuga canadensis ‘Horsford Contorted’
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 4
Twisted branches and coiled, contorted branchlets make 'Horsford Contorted' an interesting and surprisingly attractive compact plant. Sometimes found listed as 'Pig Tails', which accurately describes the curious branching pattern. Will make a curious addition to the garden.

Tsuga canadensis ‘Summer Snow’
Upright Broad, Intermediate, Part shade, Zone 5
The new ivory-white growth contrasts brilliantly with the dark green on this elegant and graceful tree. For a bright color splash, plant in deep shade or under other trees. Prune or shear annually to encourage good color and form. 10 years: 5-10’

Tsuga canadensis 'Woodrose'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 3
A white variegated Canadian hemlock. 10 years: 1' tall x 2' wide. Great for the rock garden.
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Tsuga diversifolia...SOLD OUT!
Upright Broad, Large, Full sun/part shade, Zone 4
Known in Japan as the "Rice Tree," a name given because of the tiny, white bands under the leaves. This beautiful species has dark green leaves, with twistedshoots revealing the silver underside. Grows particularly well in moist woodland sites, but will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. The fact that specimens are planted near the Kremlin in Moscow gives an indication of hardiness. Rarely grows over 40' tall x 15-20' wide.
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Tsuga diversifolia ‘Loowit’...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Part shade, Zone 4
Small, blunt needles look like green grains of rice interspersed with tiny brown buds. Diminutive branches crowded with branchlets form a tight, congested bun. This dwarf hemlock was selected from seed collected in the high alpine region of Fukushima prefecture, Japan. This small tree is also referred to as the Japanese rice tree.

JUNIPERS

Juniperus chinensis ‘Mint Julep’ (pompon)
Vase-shape, Dwarf, Full sun to part shade, Zone 3
Outstanding, evergreen shrub with dense, upright branches clothed in sharply pointed, bright green needles. Requires little maintenance. Hearty and dependable. Needs pruning to maintain shape. Topiary’s are great for rock gardens! Rabbits don’t like this one!

Juniper chinensis 'Spartan'...New adddition 5/15/15
Pyramidal, Full sun/part shade, Zone 3
Fast growing. Nice dark green coloring. Densely branched columns useful for formal accents, screens or windbreaks. In natural form, its symmetrical, pyramidal shape rarely needs pruning. Tolerates heat, cold and drought. 10 yrs: 15' x 3'

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Gold Strike’
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun/pt shade, Zone 3
Brilliant new spring growth continues its display through fall, when it gradually softens with coral tones. Low, somewhat mounding seedling selection from ‘Mother Lode’. Performs best in moist, well-drained soil and protected from scorching sun.
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Juniperus horizontalis 'Mother Lode'
Prostrate, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 3
Bright golden foliage holds its color all summer in full or part sun. Winter color changes to a rich burgundy plum. Use this ground-hugging, slow-growing juniper as a focal point, cascading over stones or as a mass planting. Needs well-drained soil. 10 years: H 6" x W 6'
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LARCH

Larix laricina...SOLD OUT!
Commonly know as the tamarack, easter, American or Alaska larch. A small to medium-sized deciduous conifer native to Canada. Best grown in moist, acidic, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Intolerant of full shade, dry soils. 40-80' x 15-30' wide.

Larix decidua ‘Puli’ 2010 CONIFER OF THE YEAR
Weeping, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
An intriguing form of the deciduous European Larch producing long slender spreading branches clothed in luminous, lime-green foliage. In fall, needles turn golden before dropping to reveal tawny twigs. If left unstaked, it forms an extremely low groundcover. If staked, it forms a slender, strongly weeping specimen with an elegant silhouette year round. Works well in gardens with an Asian theme, or places too wet for other conifers.
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Larix gmelinii 'Tharandt Dwarf'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
Originated as a witch's broom in the Tharandt Fores Garden, Germany. This forms a flat-topped globe with soft green leaves and cinnamon-colored branchlets. It turns a nice orange-brown in the fall before dropping it's leaves for winter. 10 years: 18” tall x 24” wide. Hardy to -50 degrees!
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Larix laricina 'Blue Sparkler'...SOLD OUT!
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
A beautiful, powder-blue Tamarack. Starts out a globe, eventually becomes pyramidal. Needles are displayed in tight circles, giving the impression of a sparkler. Fall foliage is yellow. A showy, deciduous conifer that will brighten the landscape! 10 yrs: 5' tall.
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Larix laricina 'Emerald Curtain'
Weeping, Large, Full sun, Zone 2
New to the trade in 2014. The species is native to WI, this cultivar is from the Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Gardens. Can be staked to desired height.

PINES - Austrian

Pinus nigra ‘Bambino’
Globose, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A cute little ball which is flattened on top. Needles are dark green, typical of Austrian pines, however they are not quite as long. White buds that stand out in the winter garden. Great for rock gardens. 10 years: 1.5’ x 2’

Pinus nigra ‘Pierrick Bregeon’...aka 'Brepo'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Dwarf Austrian Pine with dense, rich-green color year round. Height 3-5 ft.

PINES - Bosnian

Pinus heldrechii 'Schmidtii'
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A favorite small pine. It is handsome and ideal for the small garden space, such as a rock garden or even as a container plant. A ten-year-old plant may be 12 inches in height and 12 inches across, appearing like a bright green globe. The foliage is dense, and the needles are sharp and about 3 inches in length. Also available on a standard. 2009 Conifer of the Year
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PINES - Bristlecone

Pinus aristata 'Blue Bear'...SOLD OUT!
Upright, Dwarf/Interm, Full sun, Zone 3
Not the typical green Bristlecone Pine! This one has flecked blue-green needles. A nice, dense tree. Grows about 4-8"/year. 10 years: 15-20' x 10-12'
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Pinus aristata 'Hortsmann' ...New Addition 4/7/15
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A dwarf form of Bristlecone Pine with more uniform branching and slower growth rate than the species. New. Rare.
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PINES - Eastern White

Pinus strobus 'Alba'
Broad Pyramid, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
New growth on this Eastern White Pine emerge silvery-white. Long blue needles have a white spot near the end. First written about in 1838!
10 yrs: 7' x 4'
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Pinus strobus 'Angel Falls'
Weeping, Large, Full sun, Zone 4
This refined version of the popular Weeping White Pine (Pinus strobus 'Pendula') stood out among sibling seedlings started at Iseli Nursery in 1981. Early in the evaluation process, the long, narrow, light-green needles, strong weeping habit and profusion of buds and branches showed promise of extraordinary quality. 20 years of evaluation culminated in honoring the unique tree with the name of the world's tallest waterfall in Venezuela. Height depends on staking.

Pinus strobus 'Diggy'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A cute little Eastern White Pine, 'Diggy' is a great addition for the smaller landscape. Short, thin needles have a slight twist. Compact form. 10 yrs: 3' x 1.5'

Pinus strobus ‘Green Twist’
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A witch’s broom discovered at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum. Long, twisted blue-green needles make this a choice shrub. 10 yrs: 5’ tall x 3’ wide.
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Pinus strobus ‘Horsford’
Bun-shaped, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
This nicely shaped miniature bun has wonderful light green needles. It is one of the best of the dwarf, bun-shaped Eastern White Pine available. It is a selection of Greg Williams of Kate Brook Nursery in Vermont. A height and width of 2 feet in ten years makes this a perfect miniature for use in a dwarf garden or mixed with perennials.

Pinus strobus ‘Krueger’s Lilliput’
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
Strictly for the rock garden, this small dense shrublet remains under a foot for many years.

Pinus strobus ‘Little Twister’
Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Small rounded shrub with long blue-green twisted needles.
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Pinus strobus 'Louie'
Pyramidal, Large, Full sun, Zone 3
This upright eastern white pine was discovered in Vermont by Greg William, where it is known to intensify its color in winter months. With bright yellow foliage throughout the year, 'Louie' becomes a medium sized, dense pyramidal tree. Once established this cultivar won't burn in the full sun.

Pinus strobus ‘Mini Twists’
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A sister seedling to ‘Tiny Kurls’. Growth rate is only 1-2 inches per year. Twisted foliage.

Pinus strobus 'Stowe's Column'
Narrow columnar, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
An improved form, which handles the snow load better than 'Fastigiata'. Thin green needles on this narrow columnar tree. 10 yrs: 10' x 3'

PINES - Hybrid

Pinus strobus x ayacahuite ‘Forest Sky’
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 5
A hybrid between Eastern White Pine and the Mexican White Pine. An attractive tree adorned with long, ornamental cones. 10 yrs: 7’ x 3.5’

Pinus strobus x schwerinii 'Wiethorst' 2014 Conifer of the Year
Conical, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A hybrid of Pinus strobus and Pinus wallichiana. Discovered as a witches broom from Pinus x schwerinii. A very eye-catching plant with long drooping needles. Produces long, drooping cones at a young age. Rare! 10 years: 6' tall x 3-4 wide'.

PINES - Jack Pine

Pinus banksiana 'Bush's Twister'
Contorted, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
Similar to 'Uncle Foggy', but a dwarf form with bright, kelly green needles. 10 years: 2' tall x 3' wide.

Pinus banksiana 'Manomet'
Globe - pyramid, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
A diminutive, emerald green witch's broom of the hardy Jack Pine. Perfect for the rock or miniature garden, 'Manomet' is a tight irregular glove when young. Older plants eventually show signs of forming a leader and becoming pyramidal. Also available on a standard. Sizes suitable for shipping available

Pinus banksiana ‘Uncle Foggy’
Pendulous, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
An irregular form of Jack pine found growing in a garden in Richfield, Minnesota. Wildly undulating, pendulous branches. The winter buds are densely covered with resin. A bizarrely attractive collector's plant. No two are the same!

PINES - Japanese Stone Pine

Pinus pumila 'Dwarf Blue'
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3, Blue-Green
Selected for the spring display of carmine red cones that contrast with the superior blue needle color. This unusual dwarf Siberian Pine is densely covered with twisted needles and has a horizontal spreading habit unlike others in cultivation. Pinus pumila is found in extremely cold, exposed regions of north-eastern Asia.

PINES - Japanese Umbrella-pine

Sciodopitys verticillata 'Joe Kozy'
Fastigiate, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Upright, near columnar form selected and introduced by the late Dr. Sid Waxman. Moderate growers with dark green needles that hold their color in winter.

PINES - Japanese White

PINUS PARVIFLORA - General Info:
Pinus parviflora's natural elegance and beauty combine with the challenges specific to pine training to make it a favorite of bonsai enthusiasts around the World. Their needles are short - about 1.5 to 3 inches, grow in clusters of five and stay on the tree for 2 to 3 years. The needle colors range from emerald to blue green and often have white stripes. In nature, Japanese White Pine can reach 70 ft tall. In bonsai culture, most range from 1ft to 3ft. A cold dormancy for at least 3 months a year is required for them to stay healthy.
Light: Part shade to full sun. Parviflora will drop its needles if not getting enough sunlight. Position it where it can get around 5 or more hours of sunlight everyday.

Pinus parviflora 'Aoi'
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5
Short blue needles and compact growth make this Japanese White Pine a true garden gem. Aoi means 'blue' in Japanese. 10 years: 2' x 1.5'

Pinus parviflora ‘Billie’
Conical, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5
Light green, short needles on this conical Japanese White Pine. 10 yrs: 3’ x 2’
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Pinus parviflora 'Blauer Engel'
Narrow upright, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
One of the bluest of the parviflora's...GORGEOUS! A slow grower which will become an upright narrow tree. Fairly new to the trade. Also known as 'Blue Angel'.

Pinus parviflora 'Cleary'
Pyramidal, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 5
A wonderful conifer - not too large for the small landscape, stays narrow, and has a wonderful blue color (reportedly one of the bluest of the parviflora's). Exceptionally large cones are an extra bonus. This is a nice tree!
10 years: 6' x 4'

Pinus parviflora 'Eiko Nishiki'
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5, Blue
A dwarf small needle form of Japanese White Pine. Has nice fruiting bodies of yellow and purple.
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Pinus parviflora ‘Fuku-zu-mi’
Upright Broad, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 4
The naturally variable, windswept character of this choice, slow-growing Japanese White Pine makes it a highly desirable addition to the landscape. It develops multiple leaders that extend at 45° angles, with short, blue-green, twisted needles. Typically more broad than tall, unless it has been trained upright.

Pinus parviflora 'Go-gin'
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
Light and airy plant growing about 8 in. per year. Upright, open habit. I personally like this parviflora. It is one of those contorted trees where no two are alike. 10 years: 6-8'

Pinus parviflora ‘Goldilocks’
Upright broad, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
An artistic, sweeping habit makes this rare pine a unique garden specimen. Soft golden highlights contrast nicely with the silver undertones of its curved, green needles. A refined, beautifully colored conifer. New introduction from Japan. 10 years: 5-8’

Pinus parviflora ‘Kobe’
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
Very slow growing. Short, thick yellow-green needles.

Pinus parviflora ‘Ko-ku-ho'...New Addition 3/27/15
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
Needles are light green and very soft. Great for Bonsai. 3' tall x 3' wide in 10 years.
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Pinus parviflora 'Koru'
Pyramid, Semi-dwarf, Full sun, Zone 5
A slow-growing pyramidal Japanese White Pine. Newly emerging needles have a tendency to clump. Dense foliage. 10 years: 6' tall by 4' wide.

Pinus parviflora 'Nellie D.'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A cute little bun with soft blue-green needles. Great for the rock garden. 10 years: 2' x 2'.
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Pinus parviflora 'Tanima no yuki'
Pyramid, Semi-dwarf, Part Shade, Zone 5, Green
The Japanese Snow Pine. One of the most sought after Japanese White Pines. Green leaves that have a white dusting all over them like snow at the end of the stems. The candles in spring come out bright pink. Low growing mound, can take shade.

PINES - Korean

Pinus koraiensis 'Blue Ball'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A perfect, fuzzy little blue ball. 10 years: 2' x 2' Perfect for a rock garden.
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Pinus koraiensis 'Jack Korbitt'
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
'Jack Korbit' is a fantastic variegated selection of the Korean Pine. It has striking yellow bands on the long blue-green needles, creating a similar effect as 'Oculis-Draconis'. However, an advantage this plant has is that its coloring is considerably brighter than that of the "Dragon Eye Korean Pine". 10 years: 7'x3'

Pinus koraiensis 'Nana'
Teardrop, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Beautiful long, soft, blue-green needles on a slow-growing upright Korean Pine. 10 years: 5' tall x 4' wide.

Pinus koraiensis 'Tabuliformis'
Irregular, Large, Full sun, Zone 3
Beautiful, irregularly-shaped tree with long, blue needles. Has a tendency to be a globe-shape. 10 yrs: 4-6' x 4-6'
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PINES - Lacebark

Pinus bungeana 'Diamant'
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Compact and low-growing. Bright green foliage. Prized for the exfoliating bark. Originally found as a witch's broom in Hungary. 10 years: 1' tall x 2.5' wide

Pinus bungeana 'Rowe Arboretum'
Broad Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 5
The growth habit of this Lacebark Pine is neater, more compact, and more uniform than the open, irregular-branching of the species. Needles have an interesting waxy-look. The bark is a showy patchwork of white, green and brown. Named after the Rowe Arboretum in Ohio, where it was discovered. 10 yrs: 10' x 4'

Pinus bungeana 'Temple Gem'
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Slower growing than the species. Needles are a rich emerald-green. As with all Chinese Lacebark Pines, 'Temple Gem' has exceptional bark that exfoliates into plates of gray, orange and brown. Good for rock gardens. 10 years: 5' x 3'

PINES - Limber

Pinus flexilis 'Antero'
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
Pinus flexilis needles are in bunches of 5, making for a more dense tree. 'Antero' is a witch's broom discovered by Jerry Morris. 10 yrs: 10” tall x 12” wide.

Pinus flexilis 'Comanche'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A globose, somewhat conical, conifer which grows about 2" per year. A Jerry Morris introduction named after the Comanche Indians. Needles are only about an inch long with a blue-grey coloring. Good plant for the rock garden.
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Pinus flexillis ‘Damfino’
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
The perfect rock garden plant! Grows about 1” per year. Jerry Morris discovered this witch’s broom near Damfino Creek near the Colorado-Wyoming border in the late 60’s.
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Pinus flexilis ‘Niceiam’
Upright, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
Part of the Jerry Morris Rocky Mountain Collection. A miniature, upright Limber pine – great for rock gardens and troughs.
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Pinus flexilis ‘Snowy #4’
Sorry, no information on this one!

PINES - Lodgepole

Pinus contorta 'Taylor's Sunburst'
Upright broad, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
Absolutely brilliant spring color makes 'Taylor's Sunburst' a real show stopper. In spring the elongating candles are a bright golden-yellow. The needles mature to a light yellow-green. An exciting new introduction from Alan Taylor who found this extra ordinary lodge pole pine high in the Colorado Rockies. 10 years: 6-8'

PINES - Mountain

Pinus uncinata 'Caesar'...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A flat, miniature bun. Perfect for troughs or rock gardens. 10 years: 8” tall x 12” wide
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Pinus uncinata 'Hnijdo'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A miniature globe-shaoed form perfect for rock gardens and troughs. Nice green color. 10 years: 10” x 10”
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Pinus uncinata 'Maja #26 WB'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
TINY! This one is only about 8” tall x 12” wide in 10 years! Perfect for rock gardens, troughs and garden railroads.
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Pinus uncinata 'Xenie #24 WB'
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A flat, miniature bun with 1/2” long green needles. Grows 3/4” per year. Great for rock gardens and troughs
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PINES - Mugo

Pinus mugo 'Amber Gold'
Mounding, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
As the weather cools, the needles of this Mugo Pine change from green to amber gold, adding a special touch to the winter landscape. 'Amber Gold' is a slow-growing and compact with a mounding form. Reported to be one of the finest of the gold pines. 10 years: 2' x 2'
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Pinus mugo 'Carsten's Wintergold'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
This is a very attractive dwarf pine much wider than high. In late autumn it turns a deep - nearly orange gold color, the color remaining until new growth comes out the following May. One of the best gold-colored mugos I have seen. Rare. (also available on a standard)

Pinus mugo 'Chameleon'...New Addition 3/27/15
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Needles are banded with yellow. As the season changes, so does 'Chameleon'. The color contrast is outstanding – more colorful than most. Grows 1-3” per year.
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Pinus mugo 'Green Alps'...SOLD OUT!
Upright spreader, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Slow growing with bright new growth. This plant is somewhat wider than tall with lots of cones. The top looks like small green mountains. 10 years: 3-4' tall x 5-6' wide.

Pinus mugo 'Jakobsen'
Mound, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 5
The clumpy form of this Mugo Pine sets it apart from the rest. Generally a mounding form with branches that may grow horizontally or vertically from the main plant. Slow growth rate and interesting form make it a great plant for the smaller landscape or rock garden.
10 years: 2-3' x 18" wide
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Pinus mugo 'Jim's Dwarf'...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
Needles are bright green on a flat miniature round bun. Leaves are smaller than species. Multiple bud set. Plant was found at Schaeffer's Nursery, in Gresham, Oregon. Named for Jim Stanley.
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Pinus mugo 'Lakeview'
Columnar, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
A very narrow, slow-grower with dense form. 10 yrs: 4-6' x 2-3'. Rare
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Pinus mugo 'Milky Way'...SOLD OUT!
Cushion, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 2
Leaves have a light “dusting” of variegation in the leaves. First known in the trade as 'Seedling P. Vereyken'. A cute little plant perfect for troughs or rock gardens. 10 years: 8” x 18”
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Pinus mugo 'Mops'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
This genuinely dwarf, winning selection grows into a low, dense dome that stays compact without shearing. The smooth appearance of the mounded plant is the result of many evenly spaced needles on abundant branchlets, all of which grow at a uniform rate. During most of the year, 'Mops' displays a hint of gray/blue in its green, but during the crisp, cold months of winter, needles take on a warm, golden hue. Great for confined spaces.
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Pinus mugo ‘Paradekissen’
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
Prominent brown buds on this dwarf round ball.

Pinus mugo 'Per Golden'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
This one has the yellow banding which creates the look of a dragon's eye. Grows 4-6” per year.
10 yrs: 4” x 4'
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Pinus mugo ‘Slowmound’
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun to part shade, Zone 2, Green
This Iseli introduction has so many superior traits that it is designated a Jean Iseli Signature plant. Discovered as a seedling at the nursery, the dense, dark green mound is one of the best, claiming highly reliable color and texture, growth rate and habit. The year-round beauty produces many showy brown buds and matures to a wide, even shape. Plants can be gently sheared to slow growth, but they are naturally compact enough to us even in the most confined areas.

Pinus mugo 'Sunshine'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
I missed ordering this a couple years ago – then I saw it. Am happy to report I found it and was able to get some! A beautiful yellow-variegated mugo. Reported to be globe-shaped or pyramidal. Does not burn in full sun. 10 years: 2' x 2'. Rare
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Pinus mugo ‘Tannenbaum'
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
Very hardy with good winter color. A "perfect Christmas tree shape! 10 yrs: 10-15’ x W 6’

PINES - Pinyon

Pinus edulis ‘Farmy’...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
This is a nice little short-needled globe from Western CO. Part of the Jerry Morris Rocky Mountain Collection. Perfect for rock gardens. Grows 1-2” per year – 10 years: 24-36” wide and tall.
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Pinus edulis 'Penasco'
Irregular, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Short, bright green needles on a Pinyon Pine that grows about 3-4” per year. Upright, irregular shape. A Jerry Morris selection discovered in Canyon City, CO.
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Pinus edulis 'Thompson Brother's Broom'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A very dwarf specimen with a low, flat-topped form.
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Pinus edulis 'Tiny Ration'
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 4
A witch's broom discovered by Jerry Morris. Globe-shaped with good green color and a tight growing habit. MUST have well-drained soil, does not like wet feet. Grows 1" per year.
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Pinus edulis ‘Trinidad’
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A dwarf globe growing about 2-3” per year. Discovered by Jerry Morris. 10 years: 2-3’ x 2-3’
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PINES - Scots

Pinus sylvestris ‘Albyn Prostrata’
Spreading, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3, Green
This vigorous spreader is an excellent groundcover, spilling over banks and rambling through garden beds. With maturity, layered branches mound in the center and taper down to the edges. A bluish cast on thick green needles adds to the interest.

Pinus sylvestris ‘Cupcake’...SOLD OUT!
Mound, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Seedling from a witch’s broom, this Scots Pine grows 2-3” per year. Very compact with light yellowish-green color. The top forms a perfect “cupcake” top. 10 years: 1’ tall x 3’ wide
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Pinus sylvestris ‘Little Ann’...SOLD OUT!
Spreader, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
Spreading form, growing just 1” a year. Perfect for the rock garden or trough. 10 years: 6” tall x 16” wide
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PINES - Single-leaf Pinyon

Pinus monophylla 'Blue Jazz'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
An intensely blue tight ball. Introduced by Jerry Morris. (This picture was taken in Jerry Morris' yard.)
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Pinus monophylla ‘Eureka’
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
A single-needled grey-blue Singleleaf Pinyon Pine. Found by Jerry Morris near Eureka, NV. Perfect plant for the trough or rock garden! Cute! 10 yrs: 15-18” x 15-18”
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Pinus monophylla 'Tiny Taylor'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Greyish green color and good tight growth habit. A Jerry Morris selection. Dwarf – grows 1-2” per year. Loaded with tons of buds.
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PINES - Swiss Stone

Pinus cembra 'Algonquin Pillar'
Upright Narrow, Large, Full sun, Zone 3
A gorgeous tree with long, two-toned needles that twist and weave together to form lustrous, bushy branches. Needs very little pruning to maintain a large, but slender form. With its slower growth rate, this tree is a better alternative to 'Vanderwolf's Pyramid' for the suburban landscape. This pine will hold its needles all the way to the base.

Pinus cembra ‘Blue Mound’
Conical, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4, Blue
A very tight conical shape with nice silver-blue needles. It was selected for its dwarf rate of growth, about 1/4th as slow as P. cembra 'Glauca, nice blue foliage and low mounding habit when young. H:3' W:2' in 16 years. This plant is a rock garden gem and is becoming more popular all the time. Swiss Stone Pine

Pinus cembra 'Nana'
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun/pt shade, Zone 3
Slow growing when young, but eventually becomes a 15-20' x 8-12' tree. Beautiful dark green color with long needles that grow in bundles of 5. Extremely hardy and will handle most soil conditions.

Pinus cembra 'Prairie Statesman'
Pyramidal, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 2b
A dense tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive pyramidal form. It will grow to approx 30' x 15' with a low canopy. It prefers dry to avg soil, not wet. Considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus may be a good choice for xeriscaping. It is very tolerant of urban pollution and will thrive in inner city environments.

Pinus cembra ‘Pygmaea’
Upright Broad, Dwarf, Zone 3, Full sun, Blue- green
A miniature shrub to about 24-30" high with spreading branches resembling a beehive in shape with dark blue-green needles. A superb plant for the Japanese, Rock or Dwarf Conifer Garden.. The plant has a ruffled appearance due to needle growth in congested tufts. Swiss Stone Pine

Pinus cembra 'Silver Sheen'
Pyramidal, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 2
A Swiss Stone Pine with an elegant pyramidal form. Long silver blue-green needles cause the tree to glow in the landscape, especially welcome in winter. 8' tall x 4' wide in 10 years.

Pinus cembra 'Tip Top'
Columnar, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A dense, upright conifer with soft blue needles. Dwarf, eventually becoming columnar. Pinus cembra are 5-needled, making them appear more dense than other pines. 10 yrs: 6' tall x 3' wide.

Pinus cembra ‘Twister’
Columnar, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
A dense slow-growing evergreen conifer with a contorted, columnar habit. Needles are soft, silvery blue-green and display a slight twist at branch terminals. This adds a dimension of rhythm to 'Twister'. 10 years: 6' tall x 3' wide

Pinus cembra ‘Westerstede’
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
Long needles give the small upright tree a fluffy look. Slower and wider than other cembras, it has graceful branching, attractive color and striking cones that offer year-round interest.

SPRUCE - Black

Picea mariana 'Blauhiken'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
Name means “Blue Chicken” in German. Grows fast when young but slows as it ages. 10 yrs: 1' x 1'
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Picea mariana 'Nana'...SOLD OUT!
Mounding, Miniature, Full sun/pt shade, Zone 3
A beautiful blue-gray mounding form. Part-shade in warmer climates. Great plant for rock gardens and troughs. 10 years: 1' tall x 2' wide.
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SPRUCE - Colorado

Picea pungens 'Blaukissen'...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
A nice rock garden or trough plant – grows less than 1” per year. Very blue. Rare
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Picea pungens 'Blue Stoplight'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3 Chub Harper discovered this little gem while driving in East Moline, Illinois. A dense, very dwarf, vivid blue mound of foliage. 10 years: 12” tall x 16” wide.

Picea pungens 'Donna's Rainbow'...SOLD OUT!
Mounding, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
This one starts out as a spreader, but eventually becomes mounding. Beautiful blue coloring.
10 yrs: 3' tall
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Picea pungens 'Maigold'
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
Similar to Picea pungens 'Gebelle's Golden'. An upright conifer with a dense pyramidal form. New growth in the spring is a bright yellow-gold which contrasts nicely with the older gray-blue needles. An outstanding selection from Germany.
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Picea pungens 'Niemetz'
Upright Broad, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 2
This is a real show-stopper in the spring when the new growth bursts open in a white flush which contrasts against the older blue foliage typical of Colorado Blue Spruce. 'Niemetz' has an irregular form – wider than tall when young. Rare.

Picea pungens ‘Procumbens’
Prostrate, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 2, Blue
Similar to ‘Pendula’ in color, but used as a spreading undulating groundcover. ‘Procumbens’ has a dramatic effect when draped over a rock wall or slope.

Picea pungens 'Ruby Teardrops'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A newer cultivar similar to Picea abies 'Acrocona Pusch' except this one is loaded with ruby-red cones on bright blue foliage. A heavy cone-bearer at a young age. Cones in the late spring to early summer and they hang on for a long time. 10 years: 3' x 3'

Picea pungens ‘Waldbrunn’
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
This flat, spreading Colorado Spruce boasts a remarkable color that defies description -blue/gray/green—you decide. Nest-like form with short, horizontal branches of thick, tough needles that overlap and provide reinforcement for the structure. An ideal choice for a low, colorful sphere of color in a garden bed or rock garden. 10 years: 2’ x 4’.

SPRUCE - Engelmann

Picea engelmannii 'Bush's Lace'
Weeping upright, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A selection of Engelmann spruce that develops a strong central leader with pendulous branches which in time create a gray-blue skirt around the base of the tree. A striking accent conifer for the smaller yard. Better pest tolerance to spruce spider mites than other Picea species. Does not like soil to dry out. 10 years: 8-10' tall.

Picea engelmannii 'Fritsche'
Upright broad, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 2
A stunning blue Engelmann's spruce. New to the trade. Beautiful!

Picea engelmannii 'Glauca Hesse'
Pryamidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Another beautiful blue pyramidal conifer. Engelmann spruce serve as good substitutes for Colorado spruce. They are not as prone to disease and have a beautiful blue color. Actually like cooler temperatures and can withstand more moisture.

Picea engelmanii 'Low Blow'
Pyramid, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A fairly new Engelmann's Spruce. New growth is a soft silvery-blue on this pyramidal tree. Not a lot of information on this one yet.

Picea engelmanii 'Snake'...SOLD OUT!
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 1
Honestly, this tree is not for everyone – only those that obsess over the weird and unusual! Whip-cord branching with a curious form. No two are ever alike. Position where the snake-like, elongated branches for a silhouette against the sky. 10 years: 7' x 2'. Rare!

Spruce - Hybrid

Picea x mariorika ‘Machala’
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
A dwarf, dense conifer with blue-green needles. Has a glittery look due to white needle undersides. Stays low and spreading. This hybrid combines the shorter, softer needles of Picea mariana and the two-color needle of Picea omorika. 2' tall x 2' wide in 10 years.
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SPRUCE- Norway

Picea abies ‘Aurea Jacobsen
Upright narrow, Large, Full sun, Zone 3
Brighter than P. abies ‘Aurea’. A narrow upright plant with all is leaves yellow only on the tip of the green leaves. Appears to hold its color well and not burn.

Picea abies 'Cupressina'
Upright narrow, Large, Full sun, Zone 4
The narrow, fastigiate form of 'Cupressina' is in high demand for urban and boundary plantings where strong vertical accents are required. This selection grows quite quickly and withstands snow loads better than other fastigiate types.

Picea abies 'Formanek'
Prostrate, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A very prostrate form of the Norway spruce. This plant will become a densely matted spreading carpet over time. If staked up, its branches will cascade down creating a pendulous specimen. The perfect plant to creep over and around rocks. 3-5' in 10 years.
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Picea abies 'Gold Dust'
Pyramid, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
Lime green foliage with a dusting of gold. 10 yrs: 4-6' tall x 2-3' wide.
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Picea abies 'Hildburghausen’...New Addition 3/27/15
Globe Shaped, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3, Green
A miniature, perfectly shaped globe variety of Norway Spruce. Leaves are very small and light green. Plant grows less than one inch per year. Every terminal shoot grows the same length every year.
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Picea abies 'Hillside Upright'
Upright Narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
'Hillside Upright' is possibly the darkest green-needled conifer. An elegant plant with irregular branching habit. Stylish enough for container or focal point use.
6-12' in 10 years.

Picea abies 'Medusa' - on standards
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone4
A globose-shaped witch's broom from Picea abies 'Acrocona'. Bright red cones with branches that have a slight twist to them. Grows 2”/year. Similar to 'Pusch', altho some say "better".

Picea abies 'Perry's Gold'
Conical, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 3
Dwarf, upright conical form of Norway Spruce. New foliage in spring is the brightest yellow. Leaves turn back to dark green in summer. Has best color if grown in a wooded area. Grows 4" per year.
10 year size - 4' x 5'

Picea abies 'Pusch'
Bun, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
A dwarf version of the Acrocona Norway Spruce. Plant only grows about 2-3 inches a year with the same blood-red cones at the end of all the stems. Cones are about 1/2 inch long. Very nice rock garden plant. Dwarf form growing 1' x 2' in 10 years. Aso available on a standard.
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Picea abies ‘Rubra Spicata’
Upright Broad, Large, Full sun, Zone 3
Red new growth: a very unexpected color for a spruce. For about two weeks in the spring the new growth is deep red gradually changing to red-brown then green. Typical growth habit of the species although growth rate is slightly less vigorous. 10-12’ tall in 10 years.
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Picea abies 'Sherwood Compact'
Upright Narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 4, Green
A narrowly pyramidal form with an ascending branching habit. Light to medium green needles and light brown shoots.

Picea abies 'Tompa'...SOLD OUT!
Upright Broad, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3, Green
Fresh green needles and a compact habit make this slow-growing Norway Spruce a great selection for those smaller landscapes, troughs and rock gardens. Its wide conical shape is similar, but a more desirable alternative to the well-known Alberta Spruce as it does not winterburn.
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Picea abies 'Vermont Gold'
Spreading, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 2
Short, lemon-yellow needles maintain the best color in full sun. However, if grown in more shade, they become a nice yellow-green which brightens a dull area. 10 years: 1' tall x 2' wide. Hardy to -50 degrees!

Picea abies ‘Weeping Blue’
Upright, Intermediate, Full sun, zone 4.
Upright form of Norway spruce with blue, pendulous branches forming a flaring skirt. 10 years: 6’

Picea abies 'Wingles Weeper'
Weeping - prostrate, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
I found this plant in 2007, but have not been able to locate it since…until now! A choice specimen. Low to the ground, weeping. NICE! Great for rock gardens and troughs.
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SPRUCE- Oriental

Picea orientalis 'Ferny Creek Prostrate'
Prostate, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A mounding, spreading form of Oriental Spruce. Originated in Australia. New to the trade.
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Picea orientalis 'Golden Start'
Conical, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A newer cultivar - similar to Picea abies 'Perry's Gold'. New spring growth is a beautiful yellow turning green when the heat of summer arrives. 10 years: 5' tall

Picea orientalis 'Sulphur Flush' (aka 'Silver Seedling')
Upright, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 4
Sulphur-colored dusting on the green needles makes this Oriental Spruce stand out in the landscape. Can be grown in full sun or in part-shade (in which case the sulphur coloring changes to white). Well-drained soil. 10 yrs: 4' x 2'
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SPRUCE - Red

Picea rubens 'Hexenbesen' aka 'HB' or 'Hexe'
Pyramid, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
Small dark green needles with colorful reddish-brown coners. Red Spruce. 10 yrs: 3-6' tall x 2-3' wide.
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Picea rubens 'Pocono'
Irregular, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 3
A dwarf form of Red Spruce. Irregular, upright form. Foliage is light green and needles are very tiny. Reddish-brown cones. 10 years: 4' x 2' wide
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SPRUCE - Serbian

Picea omorika 'Aurea'
Conical, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
A frosting of yellow overlays the typical blue-green needles on this Serbian spruce. The yellow overlay is most predominant in the cooler months. Full sun will result in better color.

Picea omorika 'Berliner's Weeper'
Weeping, Large, Full sun, Zone 5, Bluish Green
A weeping variety of Serbian Spruce. Main leader is straight without staking, side branches are pendulous. Grows 2’ per year.

Picea omorika 'Blue Sky'
Upright narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
A relatively new introduction. Becomes a narrow pillar. 10 yrs: 7' x 5'. Outstanding light blue needles with silvery-blue undersides. Excellent color! Makes a nice accent tree in the landscape.

Picea omorika 'de Ruyter'
Upright broad, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 4
Texture, color and an irregular sculptural habit give this adaptable, slow-growing Serbian Spruce unique character and make it an excellent focal point for the small garden. Individual shoots display either blue needles for a frosty look, or green needles for a softer look, both on the same plant. The interesting, rustic appearance will accent many garden styles.

Picea omorika 'Frondenberg'
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A dwarf evergreen conifer with a dense flattened-globe shape. Needles are deep jade green. Very cute in a trough or in the rock garden. 10 years: 10" tall x 12" wide.
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Picea omorika 'Kuck Weeping'
Upright narrow, Large, Full sun, Zone 4
Yet another one of my favorites. A narrow, graceful tree with a stunning blue-green color.
10 yrs: 10' tall x 3' wide.
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Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns'
Weeping, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
A weeping form of Serbian spruce selected at Bruns Nursery in Germany. The strong weeping habit of this tree is much more accentuated compared with omorika 'Pendula'. Slightly more narrow than Picea glauca 'Pendula'. Makes a strong vertical statement in the landscape. 5-8' in 10 years.

Picea omorika ‘Silberblue’
Upright broad, Large, Full sun, Zone 4
The Perfect Christmas Tree!!!! Two-toned needles give the tree a silvery blue color that shines in the sun. Wide spreading base that supports the sweeping upright peak.

Picea omorika 'Sky Trails'
Upright narrow, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 4
This is a special cultivar – a tall, narrow, weeping Serbian Spruce. Longer needles and a softer look than 'Pendula Bruns' with a straighter form. Silvery-white bands on the underside of each needle. Rare!

Picea omorika 'Tremonia'...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 5
A little miniature bun perfect for the trough or rock garden. Originated as a Witch's Broom in Germany. 10 years: 8” tall x 1' wide
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SPRUCE- White

Picea glauca ‘Blue Planet’
Globe, Miniature, Part shade, Zone 1
This miniature bun has some of the tiniest needles in the conifer world. The short, thin needles have a slight blue cast. Great for railroad gardens, troughs, and rock gardens. 10 yrs: 8” x 8”
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Picea glauca ‘Daisy’s White’...SOLD OUT!
Bun, Miniature, Part shade, Zone 3
A most striking plant, this form of Alberta White Spruce covers itself in creamy yellow new growth in the spring. Unlike most Alberta Spruce, Daisy's White will tolerate more shade than typical and may even produce a whiter flush. 10 years: 2' x 1'.
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Picea glauca 'Eagle Rock
Rounded, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 3
An irregular rounded shape – more round than tall, but it does have a leader. Very short, bluish-green needles. 10 years: 3-5' tall
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Picea glauca 'Echiniformis'
Globe Shaped, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3, Bluish Green
The short, sharp needles and low, cushion-shaped growth habit resemble a prickly pincushion. Slow growing and compact, it will occasionally send out a stray branch that can be pruned. Great for rock gardens and troughs.
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Picea glauca ‘Humpty Dumpty’
Pyramidal, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
The habit of this extremely dense, Alberta-type plant explains its name: short and plump, kind of egg-shaped, like Humpty Dumpty. With nearly equal base width and height, it forms an almost perfect pyramid that is only 2/3 the size of ‘Conica.’ Found as a witch’s broom and introduced by Iseli Nursery.

Picea glauca 'Ketch Harbour'
Weeping, Intermediate, Full sun, Zone 3
This is one of my favorites! Deep blue-green needles on branches that gracefully arch downward. Soft, graceful form. Rare. 10 years: 6-10' tall x 3-5' wide.

Picea glauca 'Little Globe'...SOLD OUT!
Globe, Dwarf, Full sun/pt shade, Zone 2
Large buds on a compact globose shrub. Grows 2-3” per year. 10 years: 2-3' x 2-3'
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Picea glauca 'Pendula'
Upright narrow, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 2
This is my top seller! A fabulous tree it is…no winterburn, rabbits leave it alone, it does what it is suppose to! Anywhere it is planted in the landscape, it is a focal point! Works in any yard - large or small.

Picea glauca ‘Zuckerhut’
Conical, Miniature, Full sun, Zone 3
A miniature variety of Alberta spruce. Very green leaves on a miniature conical plant. Plant grows less than one inch a year. Great for the rock garen or trough! Found as a witches broom in Germany.
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SPRUCE- Yezo

Picea jezoensis ‘Chitosemaru’
Globe Shaped, Dwarf, Full sun, Zone 4
A dwarf globe-shaped form of Yedo Spruce. Needles are shiny green above and silvery-white beneath. Makes a cute specimen in a small garden. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. 2' tall x 2' wide in 10 years.
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YEWS

Taxus baccata ‘Amersfoort’
Upright broad, Dwarf, Full sun/part shade, Zone 5
Form of English yew that grows slowly .It exhibits a generally upright growth habit with outward to ascending branches. Densely covered with Ľ to ˝” long, dark green needles.

Taxus cuspidata 'Nana Aurescens'
Spreading, Dwarf, Sun to part shade, Zone 4
A low spreading plant whose new growth is an eye-catching orangey yellow. Second year growth is dark green for a great contrast! Eye-catching brilliant foliage.
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