Picea pungens 'Baby Blueeyes'
Baby Blueeyes Colorado Blue Spruce
‘Baby Blue Eyes’
P. pungens var. glauca ‘Baby Blueeyes’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, upright, semi-dwarf, broad pyramidal habit, blue-green needles, maintains blue color.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 2 Discovered in 1972 as a chance seedling growing in a cultivated group of grafted Picea pungens 'Moerheimi' by Verl Holden in his nursery in Silverton, Oregon (PP 5,457). The original tree showed a terminal growth rate of about 6-8 inches (15-20 cm) per year and at 21 years old was about 10 ft tall.
- Silverton, Oregon: Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden.