Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' - Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Common Name: Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'
Genus: Juniperus
Species: squamata
Cultivar: 'Blue Star'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Slow growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Blue/Green

Soil:
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

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This low growing, evergreen coniferous shrub has a very horizontal growth habit. Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ has branches that are clothed in densly packed small, blue-grey needle-like leaves. For the best coloured foliage grow in full sun.

A good choice for sandy or chalky soils; where planting possibilities may be limited.