Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Description: A very hardy and compact blue conifer. The spiky awl shaped leaves are particularly striking in spring when the new growth is silvery blue.  A slow growing form which produces tufted craggy growth giving a very interesting and natural rather than dome shape.

Uses: Excellent for use in a rock garden but also useful in smaller borders and small gardens for good low growing evergreen ground cover.

Climate/Position: Any site but sunny dry positions preferred.

Height/Spread:  50 cm height x 1 metre spread

Soil Requirements: Any free draining soil

Pruning: Unlikely to be needed.