Pinus contorta has the common names of "Shore Pine" and "Lodgepole Pine"
This dwarf cultivar is great for bonsai with its short, closely set, dark green needles.
Another plus is the sweeping and irregular branch structure.
It was found it in Washington state and is very tolerant of coastal conditions.
It is slow growth and with upright angular branches to approximately 1-1.2M.
It is a natural for rock garden, bonsai and patio pots..