Weeping Conifer

garp1September 24, 2006

I'm interested in suggestions for a weeping conifer speciman. The site is 6 x 8 feet in full sun. There's a 30 foot JM redblood nearby.

I like the weeeping norway spruce. Any other suggestions. i'm not a huge fan of Blue atlas cedar. I've seen some nice online pictures of Larch but none "live" (year round "interest is not critical..the site is off the back deck). I have a picea glauca pendula in the front of the house.


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Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns'

Link to other weepers (Coenosium Gardens)
Coenosium - Picea omorika Weepers

Callitropsis nootkatensis (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) 'Moon Shot'

Callitropsis nootkatensis (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) 'Van Den Akker'

Not a conifer but a favorite: Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' or 'Black Swan':

Klupenger Nursery & Greenhouses, Inc.-'Purple Fountain' Beech

Google Image Result-'Black Swan' Beech

Callitropsis nootkatensis 'Green Arrow' (Chamaecyparis nootkatenis)

Picea engelmannii 'Lace' aka 'Bush's Lace' spring flush -

Ken_Adrian Garden Web Member - Photo from Gee's - Picea engelmannii 'Lace'/'Bush's Lace'

Callitropsis nootkatensis 'Jubilee' (Ch. nootkatensis)

Abies alba 'Green Spiral' - American Conifer Society


    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 9:17AM
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karinl(BC Z8)

Tolleson's weeping juniper - there is a recent thread with photos of this.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 12:39PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Climate region?

    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 1:15PM
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My thoughts as well, bboy.


    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 2:53PM
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I'm in Zone 5; SW Michigan


    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 8:09PM
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How about that newer Taxodium distichum that keeps a central leader? I lost my notes, can't remember the name. Surely someone here will know it.


    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 9:05PM
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You know Garp you can add those details to your user information. Then, pick and choose.. I think any I've shown will do just fine. And ya, Ernie, I've forgotten as well, but there is a new weeper Bald Cyress just like all I've shown as well, that doesn't require staking unless it's a young plant just needing the staking to achieve the initial apical upright growth.


    Bookmark   September 25, 2006 at 10:18PM
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