Picea pungens 'Rifle Blue' / Colorado Spruce

Miniature globose Colorado Spruce with an intense Blue color with short square needles.

Picea pungens (Rifle Blue) WB This photo was taken at Bickelhaupt Arboretum located in Clinton, IA in their 'Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers' during late October of 2005. This "steel blue" colored conifer is quite attractive.
Photo by Dax Herbst