New Blue Tamarix Juniper

Juniperus sabina var. tamariscifolia 'New Blue'

Superior blue foliage coloring makes this evergreen a truly outstanding landscape addition. Useful as a specimen for accent, a large scale groundcover, or for a bank planting.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us sa-BI-na tam-ar-iss-sif-FOH-lee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 30 in. tall, spreading to 10 ft.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Design IdeasThis blue-tinted Juniper spreads but is not ground hugging. Instead, it makes graceful wide mounds that are particularly lovely as individual specimens in fields of gravel or bark. A good choice for warm-winter regions, where it fits nicely into settings that are both tropical and Asian in appearance. Adds accent to a mass of flatter Juniper used for erosion control on banks and slopes. Particularly lovely in raised or seatwall planters.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Water deeply and less frequently, when established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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