Juniperus rigida conferta ‘Blue Pacific’

Botanical Name: Juniperus rigida conferta ‘Blue Pacific’

Phonetic: June-i-per-us rih-JID-uh con-Fert-uh

Common Name(s): Blue Pacific Shore Juniper

Family: Cupressaceae
Origin: Southern and eastern Japan
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Needle-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Pale blue 
Fall Color: –
Texture: Fine
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 5-9
Climate Zone(s): 3-9, 14-24
Growth Rate: Relatively fast growing            
Height: 10-12 Inches
Spread: 6-8 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Very adaptable, well-drained soils, sandy soils

Features: Low growing shrub, more tolerant of heat and cold, more compact than other species, fine textured appearance
Uses: Woodland gardens, Asian style gardens, mass plantings, ground cover

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