Juniper: Blue Star Latin Name: juniperus squamata ‘blue star’
The Basics This glowing evergreen shrub has radiant silver-blue foliage. Its mounding growth habit with dense coverage grows 3 feet (3-4 feet wide). Best performs as a border plant, small shrub, and rock garden.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Tolerates brief droughts Soil Conditions: Requires dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-8
The Care This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.