Juniperus communis var. montana (var. jackii)
Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us kom-MU-nis MON-tah-nuh
|Description||Deep green needles on whipcord-like branches each have a prominent silver-blue band creating a natural low groundcover with an interesting texture. A rugged, low-growing evergreen shrub for slopes, rock gardens or any well-drained, sunny location. May be trained as a bonsai specimen or into upright forms for vertical accent.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches just 3 to 6 in. tall, spreading 3 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Clematis (Clematis); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Barberry (Berberis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
|Care||Highly adaptable and easy to grow in average well-drained soils, even poor, rocky soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed in early spring. Prune only as needed to maintain desired shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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