Picea pungens St Mary's Broom

Available early May-very limited availability

Picea pungens 'St Mary's Broom' Photo Suzanne Patry at Iseli Nursery

'St Mary's Broom' Colorado Blue Spruce

'St Mary's Broom' Colorado Blue Spruce is a dwarf, blue, bun-shaped selection.  It is a slow-growing plant with relatively long, widely-angled needles. It reliably maintains a mounding or globose habit, without any tendency to develop a leader.

  • Height: 30 cm (12 in) standard form also available
  • Spread: 61 cm (24 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 2
  • Sun or Shade: sun
  • Foliage Colour: blue
  • Shape: globe shaped
  • Critter Resistance: deer

Growing and Maintenance Tips

St Mary's Broom thrives in sandy loam or clay soil as long as the site is well drained.  It is very hardy and slow growing making it an ideal specimen for a rock garden.