Picea pungens St Mary's Broom
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: Grafted at 45 cm
  • Spread: 76-91 cm (30-36 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.