Latin Name: Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'
Height: 2 - 3 feet
Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Sunlight: Full Sun; Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4Description:
A small, attractive Juniper named for its needles appear in tight clusters of stars. Silver blue in color, Blue Star provides interest all year round. Its compact, rounded shape requires little to no pruning. It is an excellent evergreen option for foundations, mixed borders, rock gardens, and patio containers. It will produce blue berry-like cones, where the female ones each contain a single seed. Once established, it is drought tolerant. Blue Star Juniper does not tolerate poorly drained soils.
Other Names: Flaky Juniper; Singleseed Juniper