Slower growing than the native Colorado spruce, this semi-dwarf selection is useful for smaller landscapes and confined spaces. Dense, eye-catching silvery blue-green foliage holds its color well. Growing only a few inches per year, it develops a broad, pyramidal form. Evergreen.
Common Name:Baby Blue Eyes Spruce
Botanical Name: Picea pungens 'Baby Blue Eyes'
Watering Needs:Water weekly or more often in extreme heat, until established.
Botanical Pronunciation:PY-see-a PUN-jenz
Plant type:Tree, Conifer
Average landscape size:Slow growing, 15 to 30 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
Garden styleContemporary, Rustic