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Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . Youll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . Youll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Abies magnifica 'Nana'

Abies magnifica 'Nana' | Conifers

Abies magnifica 'Nana'

Price: $250.00

Size: 3-4 feet

Description

Common Name: Dwarf Blue Shasta Fir
Growth Habit: dwarf conical tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Root Stock: grafted onto Abies nordmanniana
Comments: This rare dwarf selection of Shasta fir grows 2-6 inches a year. The long needles are a beautiful soft powder blue year-round.

Reviews

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Growth Habit: 2 feet high x 3 feet wide in 10 years
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: Silver-blue needles are slender, but densely packed on this slow growing Eastern white pine selection. Adaptable to a wide range of soil types and is drought tolerant when established.
 
 
Reviewed Sat, Apr 10 2010 9:16 am by
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Common Name: Creeping juniper
Growth Habit: 18 inches high x 24 inches wide
USDA Zone: 4-7
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: Well-drained soils. Drought tolerant when established.
Comments: Slow-growing, vase-shaped plant. Attractive lime-green foliage turns a burnished gold in winter. (Photo shows winter color.)
Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: 2 feet high x 3-4 feet wide
USDA Zone: 7-9
Exposure: Filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: acidic, well-drained soil
Parentage: Glenn Dale hybrid
Comments: Light purple-pink, two-inch single flowers with a darker blotch open mid to late May. Forms a dense plant wider than high. These large azaleas are from a block of old stock plants.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: 6-feet high and wide
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: shade to filtered sun
Flower Color: red budded
Growing Conditions: acidic, well-drained soil
Comments: One of the original cultivars and still one of the best. Leaves are undulated and twisted. Flowers appear in spring.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: dense upright
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils, drought tolerant when established.
Comments: Blue-green foliage similar to J. c. 'Compressa', though its form is more "plump". Field reports indicate it has better tolerance to wind, cold, and reflected sun.

Reviewed Sat, Mar 02 2013 7:00 pm by
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Translation: "lion's head"
Growth Habit: V-shaped, 12-15 feet in time
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: maintains color well in hot sun
Leaf Description: crinkled surface, sides curl upwards
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soil
Comments: Outstanding, closely packed deep-green leaves in summer plus wonderful warm golden-orange tones laced with rose and crimson in fall make this a unique and highly regarded cultivar. Perfect for large and small gardens, great in containers and ideal for bonsai. This selection is the more common form and is also known as 'Mejishi' or the "female lion".
 
Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: shrub form
USDA Zone: 4-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: moist soils
Comments: Light, blue-green juvenile foliage growing 3-4 inches a year. Attractive newer form of white cedar found as a seedling on Cape Cod by Rekha Morris of Pendleton, South Carolina. It was introduced by Clarence Towe of Walhalla, SC.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: Dwarf, round mound growing 2-4 inches a year

USDA Zone: 4-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: Looks best with afternoon shade where the white tips are more pronounced. In full sun more green shows through.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: 3 x 3 feet in 10 years
USDA Zone: 2-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: Bright green needles with yellow tips becoming a lighter yellow further down the branches. Color is intensified as the weather cools down in late fall and is most brilliant in winter.
Reviewed Wed, Aug 31 2016 1:39 pm by
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Growth Habit: miniature form of creeping juniper
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Comments: Blue-gray foliage forms a flat round bun. Very slow growing. Great selection for troughs and rock gardens.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: 5-6 foot large shrub
USDA Zone: 6-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Comments: Dense, evergreen shrub with prickly, holly-like leaves. Can be grown in shadier locations, but is more compact in full sun. Blotches and speckles of cream, pink orange, yellow, and white nearly hide the green leaves. Great for borders or to light-up a location.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: Dwarf shrub form
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: filtered sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Leaves emerge light pink to nearly white maturing to a dark pink with green veining. The small leaves are deeply dissected and have bold serrations on each lobe. Some morning sun can be tolerated, but protect from the hotter sun of the day. A choice sport of off A. 'Higasa yama'.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: 20 foot columnar
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Dark green, soft fern-like foliage. With its rapid growth a good selection for hedging, though it can be pruned to be more dense and compact. Has been in production for many years.

Reviewed Mon, Aug 02 2021 5:24 am by
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Growth Habit: Small, dense tree

USDA Zone: 6-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Root Stock: grafted onto Abies nordmanniana
Comments: A new selection of Noble fir with small, fan-shaped sprays of dark green needles. Slower growing than the species. A choice, unique conifer for the collector. These have been field grown and are too heavy to ship in a box. May be picked up in the nursery or special delivery options will be considered.

Reviewed Sun, Jan 24 2010 10:49 am by
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Common Name: Yellow Oriental Spruce
Growth Habit: broad upright
USDA Zone: 4-7
Exposure: filtered to full
Growing Conditions: acidic, well drained soils
Comments: Short, needles emerge bright yellow in spring maturing to a soft, rich gold. Interior needles are a dark green. The tree slowly develops reaching 8-10 feet in 20 years. It originated at Skyland Farms in New Jersey.

Reviewed Thu, Sep 16 2010 10:17 am by
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Growth Habit: dense pyramidal form
USDA Zone: 5-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Foliage similar to C. j. 'Globosa', but more dense. Nice mid-green color.

Reviewed Wed, Oct 19 2011 5:09 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf, wider than high
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well-drained soils
Comments: Magnificent dark green foliage is highlighted with sprays of creamy-white tips mixed in. Grows slower and not as high as C. o. 'Nana Gracilis'

Reviewed Wed, Oct 19 2011 5:53 pm by
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Growth Habit: Dense mounding
USDA Zone: 2-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: Short, dense needles on a symmetrical growing conifer are dark green in spring and summer turning an eye-popping rich gold in winter. Gold is more intense in cold areas. Tolerant of coastal conditions. Also sold as 'Carsten's Wintergold' The large specimen has a 3-inch caliper trunk.

Reviewed Thu, Jun 12 2014 8:31 am by
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Growth Habit: columnar form mature at 15-18 feet high x 3-5 feet wide
USDA Zone: 4-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: In one word: WOW!! Brilliant yellow conifer that performs very well in full sun. Winter brings an orange tint to the foliage which contrasts well with stunning deep red stems. Can be used as a large hedge or a spectacular focal point in the garden.

Reviewed Sun, Jul 27 2014 10:55 am by
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Growth Habit: twiggy shrub
USDA Zone: hardy to -50F
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Comments: Certainly has to rank as one of the hardiest of all the deciduous azaleas. The buds are hardy to an incredible -55F!! Oh yes, the flowers...they open a dusky white with a single or double band of yellow running up the center petal.

Reviewed Thu, Jun 18 2015 3:53 pm by
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Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (fortunei ssp. discolor x 'Fabia')
Color Category: pink
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Funnel-shaped flowers are an apricot-pink with a lighter shell-pink cascading down to a golden-yellow throat. Narrow, elliptical leaves.

Reviewed Sun, Aug 16 2015 5:08 pm by
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Growth Habit: miniature
USDA Zone: 6-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: A miniature form of Lebanon cedar with long blue-green needles densely packed along the branches. Should be considered one of the slowest forms.
Reviewed Fri, Sep 18 2015 7:36 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf (3 x 3 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Silk Ribbon' x [degronianum ssp. degronianum 'Exbury' x 'Mrs. J. G. Millais'])
Color Category: lavender
Bloom Time: March
Comments: dark pink-purple buds open to a pink lavender with large spots on the dorsal lobe. As the flower ages it will fade to cream with an overlay of green, finally maturing to a cream with purple spotting. Leaves are a rich green.

Reviewed Sun, Oct 25 2015 5:45 pm by
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Growth Habit: 3 feet high x 2 feet wide in 10 years
USDA Zone: 4-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained soils
Comments: A dwarf form from Europe which can be grown as a dense ball or staked into a small pyramidal tree. Leaves are smaller than the species, but have the same color throughout the growing season and into the fall.


Reviewed Sat, Dec 05 2015 4:53 pm by
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Growth Habit: tiny globe form
USDA Zone: 6-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soil
Comments: My father's home in Brookings, Oregon had Sitka trees with trunks 9-10 feet wide so this sport is truly a find. Growing one-inch a year to form a blue-green globe about a foot around in 10 years makes it a great candidate for tight spaces. The name "Renken" means seedling in Welch.

Reviewed Thu, Sep 29 2016 11:10 am by
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Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (meddianum x 'Moser's Maroon')
Hybridizer: Rothschild (1949)
Color Category: red
Bloom Time: Mayn
Comments: Dark red buds open to black-red flowers forming a well rounded truss. The large leaves are bright green with a prominent yellow midrib.

Reviewed Fri, Oct 21 2016 8:02 am by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:25 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:26 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:26 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:26 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:32 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf upright tree
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils
Comments: Emerging, sickle-shaped leaves are red and pink maturing to a mixture of burgundy, pink, green and white. Originated at Del Louck's nursery in Oregon. Still rare in the trade.

Reviewed Sat, Jan 07 2017 8:33 pm by
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Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet) open habit
USDA Zone: 8b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Color Category: white through pink
Bloom Time: March
Comments: 4.5 inch long, widely funnel-shaped flowers are held in trusses of 2-3. Deliciously fragrant white to pink flowers are blushed dark red inside. Leaves are dark, glossy green and have an interesting puckered look to them.
Reviewed Fri, Sep 29 2017 5:44 pm by
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Growth Habit: conical form
USDA Zone: 4-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained acidic soils
Comments: Spring brings rich yellow shoots set against the deep green of mature foliage. Will reach 6-7 feet tall and 3 feet wide in 10 years.

Reviewed Thu, Dec 14 2017 3:49 pm by
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Growth Habit: dwarf, conical maturing at 10 feet +
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Comments: This dwarf to intermediate Southwestern pine form tends to lean more than growing upwards. Give it space as it well eventually reach 8-12 feet wide and 5-6 feet high. A Jerry Morris selection from the Coronado National Forest in Arizona.

Reviewed Mon, Dec 18 2017 6:42 pm by
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Growth Habit: mounding
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Comments: Very dense form with short needles. The original plant is in the Rosemoor Gardens in Devon, England. In 10 years will reach 6 inches high x 18 inches wide.

Reviewed Thu, Dec 21 2017 4:15 pm by
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Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 5a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (catawbiense selection)
Color Catagory: purple
Bloom Time: May
Comments: A hardy selection with rose-lilac flowers on a plant of good, sturdy habit. It has pleasant, medium-green foliage with liberal amounts of white.

Reviewed Tue, Mar 27 2018 6:18 pm by
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Growth Habit: mature at 3-4 feet tall and wide
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils

Comments: Dwarf form of the Eastern white pine. Soft, blue-cast dense needles with silver-gray bands underneath. 

Reviewed Mon, Dec 02 2019 12:06 pm by
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Growth Habit: twiggy upright shrub
USDA Zone: typically hardy to -25F
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Hybridizer: Ivan & Robertha Arneson
Comments: Large, pink flowers with ruffled edging and overlapping lobes gives this flower a full-bodied appearance. Hardy and disease resistant.
Reviewed Fri, Feb 12 2021 8:19 am by