Print this page

Picea pungens glauca prostrata 'Blue Horizon'

Blue Horizon Colorado Spruce

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Moderate Grower.
  • Must have good drainage.

Height: 3-3 ft


Spread: 6-6 ft


Hardiness Zone: 3


Attributes:

  • Ground Cover

Exposure:

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Blue

Habit:

  • Spreading

Soil Moisture:

  • Sandy loam, or clay
  • Moist, Well-Drained

Comments:

A Colorado blue spruce that creeps and crawls over the landscape.  New tips point skyward, as they continue their undulating growth.  Excellent groundcover, specimen or grafted standard.  Introduced by Wells Nursery in 1975.

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prune out upward growing fingers to maintain a ground hugging profile.

Blue Horizon Spruce planted in the landscape at OPN.

Blue Horizon Spruce planted in the landscape at OPN.