Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate'
Cole's Prostrate Canadian Hemlock
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen dwarf shrub, prostrate, spreading habit, slow growing, up to 1 ft high and 3 ft wide (0.3 × 0.9 m), dark green needles contrast with the silvery bark of the main horizontal branches. Considered an excellent rock garden plant.
- Partial shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 The original plant was collected by H. R. Cole in 1929 at bottom of Mt. Madison in New Hampshire (Swartley, 1984).
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden