Wichita Blue Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'
|Description||The handsome, broadly pyramidal form makes this an excellent choice for an evergreen screen, hedge, background plant, or lawn specimen. The bright silver-blue foliage retains its brilliant color year-round.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Problems/Solutions||Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Road Salt Tolerant|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Design Ideas||Give this robust silver-blue Juniper lots of space. It is a rugged and reliable plant for large-scale screening, massive hedges and windbreaks. Also works well as a single specimen in lawns or in conjunction with other groundcovers. Use as a corner element streetside or to interrupt long fence lines.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis)|
|Care||Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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