Blue Star Juniper


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Landscape Notes: 'Blue Star' Juniper, Juniperus squamata is a speciman plant with striking foliage when grown under favorable conditions. The Steel blue needles at the tips give the impression of twinkling stars. It is a plant to feature and probably inappropriate for covering large expanses, where other Juniper species might prove superior. 'Blue Star' Juniper would also be exceptional as a background planting for your flower garden or in a rock garden. It can even make an outstanding topiary for a small space where you need an eye-catching plant. The Dwarf Blue Star Juniper shrubs displays a rich steel-blue foliage color that is a stand-out in almost any setting.

Exposure/Culture: 'Blue Star' Juniper, Juniperus squamata requires full sun and is adaptable to a wide range of well drained soils. 'Blue Star' Juniper can tolerate hot, dry conditions, but cannot take high humidity. It also requires very little pruning.

Other Notes: 'Blue Star' Juniper is a dwarf evergreen with a natural, mounded habit. It will grow to 3 feet in height with an eventual spread of 4 feet. One would expect that a one-of-a-kind evergreen like Blue Star would require special care, but nothing could be further from the truth. It will maintain its own pleasing, symmetrical shape with no help from you, but doesn’t’ mind pruning if you prefer to fuss with it. It’s quite simply one of the easiest decorative evergreens you can grow. Drought, urban conditions and even deer present no problem to the Blue Star Juniper.

  • Unique, year-round color
  • Dwarf evergreen
  • Hardy
  • Deer Resistant
    Genus Juniperus
    Species squamata
    Container Size 1 Gallon
    Foliage Color Rich Steel Blue
    Mature Height 2 to 3 Feet
    Mature Spread 4 to 5 Feet
    Soil Well Drained
    Zones 4-8
    Mature Form Spreading Mound
    Growth Rate Slow to Moderate
    Sun Exposure Full Sun
    Flower Color Inconspicuous
    Fall Color Rich Steel Blue
    Bloom Period Inconspicuous

    • Model: 1 Gallon
    • Shipping Weight: 4lbs
    • 0 Units in Stock

    This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 November, 2016.

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