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‘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)
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.