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Picea pungens glauca 'Hoopsi'

Hoopsi Colorado Blue Spruce

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Fast growing.
  • Very hardy.
  • Pyramidal form with horizontal branching.
  • Somewhat irregular shape when young.
  • Cones are cylindrical.
  • Needs rich soil.

Height: 30-50 ft


Spread: 15-20 ft


Hardiness Zone: 3


Attributes:

  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Fast Growing

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Blue

Habit:

  • Pyramidal

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Comments:

Hoopsi is more open and pyramidal in form with spreading branches.  It is known as the best blue color of all the blue conifers.  The foliage is extremely glaucous (blue/white), and is thought to be Michael Dirr's favorite blue.

Mark with a Hoopsi Spruce in the landscape.

Mark with a Hoopsi Spruce in the landscape.

#7 pot Hoopsi Spruce at OPN.

#7 pot Hoopsi Spruce at OPN.