Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ Standard

Blue Star Juniper On Standard Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ is an immensely popular juniper, discovered in Holland as a witch’s broom on ‘Meyeri’ and introduced in 1964, deserves its reputation as a winning garden selection. It has sharp, blue, densely arranged needles, filling short branches that suggest the tips on a many-point star, and a usable […]

Juniperus chinensis ‘Daub’s Frosted’

Daub’s Frosted Juniper The low, spreading Juniperus chinensis ‘Daub’s Frosted’  is especially appealing: it develops new, bright, golden yellow growth that points in all directions above the bluish green, feathery, interior foliage. A lively selection for a sunny, well-drained bank or other challenging site where a reliable bit of color is needed. Garden Size: 2’H […]

Juniperus chinensis ‘Shimpaku’

Shimpaku Chinese Juniper This versatile, vase-shaped Juniperus chinensis ‘Shimpaku’ develops upright, fountain-like branches that are covered in robust, green, awl-shaped foliage. Appreciated by bonsai enthusiasts for an irregular form and exposed, peeling bark, it also makes an interesting addition to container arrangements and garden beds. Garden Size: 3’H x 6’W Dwarf: 3-6″/year Spreading Zone 4 Green Conifer […]

Juniperus chinensis ‘Trautman’

Trautman Juniper Juniperus chinensis ‘Trautman’ is a hardy alternative to the temperate Italian Cypress. This narrow, coarse textured, bluish gray-green spire has incredible potential throughout the gardening world. As a single specimen it will make a majestic statement as it towers above other garden plants while maintaining a small footprint. Planted in a row, ‘Trautman’ […]

Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’

Compressa Common Juniper Resembling an elegant, tapered candle with silvery, blue-green foliage, Juniperus communis ‘Compressa’ makes a superior, vertical accent, especially in containers, the rock garden and other small spaces. Its dense, vertical branches grow very slowly and stay in perfect scale with other choice rockery plants. Garden Size: 3’H x 1’W Dwarf: 2-4″/year Narrow […]

Juniperus communis ‘Corielagen’

Corielagen Common Juniper Fine, feathery foliage covers the long, flexible branches of Juniperus communis ‘Corielagen’. Stems reach out in all directions, carpeting the ground and conforming to its contours. Originating in Scotland, this hardy, fast-growing and adaptable, flat mat lends a distinctive look to slope, wall or any open space. Garden Size: 1’H x 10’W Intermediate: 6-8″/year […]

Juniperus communis ‘Effusa’

Effusa Juniper Juniperus communis ‘Effusa’ is a low, spreading form that adapts to any garden, even in shady locations. Its small needles grow close to the flexible, reddish brown stems, which show off soft, cinnamon brown tips when new, and mature to bright green as the season progresses. Garden Size: 2’H x 10’W Intermediate: 6-8″/year […]

Juniperus communis ‘Gold Cone’

Gold Cone Common Juniper The bright yellow foliage of the upright Juniperus communis ‘Gold Cone’ illuminates the garden, especially in winter. The narrow, columnar habit and dependable color make ‘Gold Cone’ a wonderful accent in many types of gardens. It responds well to shearing to achieve a dense, more narrow form and it will attain best color […]

Juniperus communis ‘Green Carpet’

Green Carpet Juniper Bright green, spring growth of the densely textured, ground covering Juniperus communis ‘Green Carpet’ foliage darkens as it matures, spreading and filling in space. The tidy, compact plant is extremely hardy and adaptable to a wide range of soil and climate conditions. It covers ground slowly. Garden Size: 6″H x 6’W Dwarf: […]

Juniperus communis ‘Miniature’

Miniature Common Juniper Juniperus communis ‘Miniature’ is more adaptable, durable, and dense than the popular J.c. ‘Compressa’. This improved selection sports the same compact, bluish green foliage and upright habit, yet differs in its broader pyramidal shape and its better tolerance to wind, cold and reflected sun. Try this reliable, vertical accent that is well suited for […]