Low mounded Juniperus Blue Star in landscape Overhead look at the heavily textured Juniperus Blue Star Low drift of spiky blue green Juniperus Blue Star

‘Blue Star’

Juniper

Juniperus squamata

'Blue Star'

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Low mounded Juniperus Blue Star in landscape Overhead look at the heavily textured Juniperus Blue Star Low drift of spiky blue green Juniperus Blue Star
  • Evergreen
  • Fine texture
  • Sun loving
Description

Though slow-growing, 'Blue Star' juniper is widely planted for its textured blue evergreen foliage and low-mounded habit. Tolerant of most soils, including dry ones, but not suited to the hot, humid climates.

USDA Zone 4 - 9 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 1 - 3'

Width 1 - 3'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Blue

Liner Sizes 4"

Soil Well-drained soil is imperative; can tolerate dry conditions and poor soils.

Pruning Pruning is not typically required as a matter of course; prune to shape or to control spread as needed.

Uses Rock gardens; foundation plantings; specimen planting.

Growing Tips Use as a slow-growing groundcover or specimen.