2015 Collectors' Conifer of the Year
Welcome to the 10th year of what has become one of the American Conifer Society's most popular and successful programs. Since the program's inception, it has provided our members with opportunities to acquire unique conifers with outstanding attributes as well as providing the Society with funds to promote our missions of education and use of conifers. (Dennis Lee, CCOY Program Coordinator)
Without further ado, here are the selections for 2015. Click on the cultivar name below for links to the ConiferBase and a full description of each plant with pictures and history.
- Pinus cembra 'Herman' — a nice, blue, fast-growing fastigiate form of Swiss Stone pine.
- Pinus parviflora 'Tanima-no-yuki' — an absolutely stunning dwarf, variegated selection of Japanese White pine.
- Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Schirrmann's Nordlicht' — a witch's broom selection of Dawn redwood with subtle soft variegation.