Juniper ‘Blue Star’
Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 1′ high x 8′ wide
Shrub Form: Low, spreading
Foliage Color: Silver-blue
Growth Rate: Slow
Uses: Ground cover, rock gardens, borders, erosion control, specimen
Description: Highly ornamental form of this juniper trained to grow on a single trunk; foliage is a dense, silvery blue ball, needles are radially arranged around the branches, giving the appearance of stars.
Ornamental Features: Attractive blue foliage which emerges silvery blue in spring. Needles are ornamentally significant but remain blue through the winter.
Landscape Attributes: Dense evergreen dwarf tree, selected and trained to grow in a small tree-like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. Best pruned in late winter.