Pinus parviflora 'Cleary' / Cleary Japanese white pine

Pinus parviflora 'Clearly' is a dwarf, broadly pyramidal selection of Japanese white pine with dazzling, sllvery, blue-green foliage. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 6 feet (2 m) tall and 3 feet (1 m) wide, an annual growth rate of 6 to 8 inches (15 - 20 cm).

This cultivar originated in early 1990s in the United States under unknown circumstances.

Pinus parviflora 'Clearly' — a closeup of outrageously colorful foliage and pollen cones.
Photo by Sara Malone
Pinus parviflora 'Cleary' — a young specimen growing in full shade in the Harper Collection of Dwarf & Rare Conifers, at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan; photo from August 2005.
Photo by Dax Herbst