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Wichita Blue Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'

Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum
SKU #05330
3-7

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Pyramidal
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Silver-blue
Companion Plants Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
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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