Tolleson's Blue Weeping Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'Tolleson's Blue Weeping'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 20 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||No other Juniper can hold a candle to the romantic grace of these weeping trees. With foliage reminiscent of Spanish moss, it makes a beautiful specimen or background planting in the dry garden. Plant where its full form is allowed to freely grow and exhibit a most graceful character. Good as foundation planting between windows or as a background accent. Take advantage of its size to screen utilities or views. At home in the traditional cottage garden and in the dry Santa Fe-style landscape.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Plant|
Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid wet, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9