Picea pungens ‘Hoopsii‘ – variation of Colorado spruce of vivid blue colour;
- conical habit,
- ultimately grows up to 13 metres. Yearly growth of about 25 cm,
- firm, blue needles,
- grows well in moderate soils,
- good for sunlit or sem-shaded positions,
- especially recommended for urban green, parks, home gardens or as a solitaire tree.
Variation stands out among other spruce of this species by a vivid blue colour.