Conifers: Juniperus (Juniper)

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Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'

Gold Cone Juniper is a narrow columnar upright selection with golden yellow new growth. Colour holds well through the season only to change to bluish-green in winter

Juniperus horizontalis 'Icee Blue'

Icee Blue Juniper is a sport of J. horizontalis 'Wiltonii' and forms a thick carpet of extreme blue coloured foliage. Adult growth has distinctive purple-tinged tips. Perfect ground cover or as a small top grafted standard.

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'

The Blue Arrow Juniper has a narrow upright form with bluish green scale like foliage. It is an evergreen which is a slight misnomer, as its foliage remains blue through winter. It flowers in the spring however the flowers are not ornamentally significant, silvery blue berries remain on the plant thoughout the summer.

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Blue Carpet Juniper is a mutation of J. squamata 'Meyeri'. It is very vigorous and forms a flat, broad carpet. The sharp, awl-shaped needles are blue-gray. Perfect groundcover or as a top-grafted standard.

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Blue Star is a sport of J. squamata 'Meyeri'. It is a slow growing dwarf with a low, irregular shaped habit. Needles are grey-blue in colour, arranged in star like patterns, growing "crowded" on the branches keeping the plant very dense. Can be grown as a standard. Full sun.

Juniperus sabina 'Calgary Carpet'

Calgary Carpet Juniper has a lower and more spreading habit than Arcadia (of which Calgary Carpet is a selection). Overlapping branches with soft blue-green foliage. UNPLEASANT SMELL WHEN CRUSHED TYPICAL FOR J. SABINA

Juniperus squamata 'Holger'

Holger Juniper is a spreading juniper. Very attractive in spring as the yellow young growth stands out against the deep blue mature foliage giving it a two-tone appearance. Possibly a hybrid of J. squamata and J chinensis 'Pfitzeriana Aurea'. Can be grown as a standard.

Juniperus scopulorum 'Moonglow'

Moonglow Rocky Mountain Juniper has an attractive, pyramidal form with silvery-gray to bluish gray-green foliage and red-brown shredding bark. Suitable for screens, hedging and group plantings. Moderate grower.

Juniperus virginiana 'Blue Arrow'

(aka Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow') Blue Arrow is much like Skyrocket but with a more intense blue colour. Very narrow-conical in youth. Use as a screen or to add architectural (vertical) interest or a Mediterranean touch.