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Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag'

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'Blue Shag' is a delightful dwarf white pine known for its dense form and compact habit. Its striking blue needles create a beautiful rounded shape, making it a standout in any garden. In 10 years, 'Blue Shag' typically reaches 3-4 feet in both height and width.

Discovered by the renowned Dr. Sid Waxman as a witches' broom mutation in the late 1970s, 'Blue Shag' has since become a beloved staple in garden landscapes. Its manageable size and attractive appearance make it an excellent choice for small spaces and diverse planting schemes.

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