By: Kim Charles

'Blue Star' Juniper Standard, 'Elijah Blue' Fescue, 'Purple Palace' Coral Bells


Patty Clark from Washington state, is trying to cool off any way she can, even by immersing herself in her blue toned plants...enjoy!

"It has been a while since I have submitted photos of my rural Yakima Valley garden. Like the rest of the west U.S., eastern Washington is having record breaking temperatures. Today I am sharing my favorite BLUE shrubs and trees that help "cool off" my landscaping and hard scaping."

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'Horstmann's Siberlocke' Korean Fir has a blue underside.


'Blue Surprise' Dwarf Cypress

'Globosa' Blue Spruce

'Concorde' Dwarf Japanese Barberry, 'Blue Star' Juniper, 'Little Diamond' Dwarf Japanese Cedar

'Hoopsii' Blue Spruce, 'Atropurpura' Japanese Barberry, 'Fastigiata' Columnar Blue Spruce, and Switchgrass


The Bluest of them all: 'Blue Ice' Arizona Blue Cypress

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