Grey Owl Juniper
Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'
Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us vir-jin-ee-AH-na
|Description||A finely textured evergreen shrub with arching branches clothed in soft, silver-gray foliage. Very effective planted en masse, as a tall groundcover or low growing hedge. Benefits from some shelter from harsh afternoon sun in desert climates. Requires little maintenance. Drought tolerant when established.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
|Care||Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Feed in early spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.