Blue Star Juniper Shrubs foliage Blue Star Juniper Shrubs bush Blue Star Juniper Shrubs in full bloom
Blue Star Juniper Shrubs foliage Blue Star Juniper Shrubs bush Blue Star Juniper Shrubs in full bloom

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Blue Star Juniper Shrubs

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Blue Star Juniper Shrubs are known for attractive, evergreen blue foliage that covers dense, spreading branches. Blue Star Juniper creates a colorful contrast to in the garden and grows well when planted among other purple and green foliage plants and shrubs. It can be used in rock gardens or as a low-clumping border or groundcover plant in hot, dry areas of the garden. Ideal for mass plantings in minimal-care landscapes or planted as a single specimen wherever a splash of color is needed.

Growzone: 3-9

As Low As: $22.95

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1. Choose Size & Quantity
Size Price Quantity
1 Gallon Pot $22.95
3 Gallon Pot $59.95
2. Choose Recommended Add-Ons
Product Price Quantity
Espoma Bio-Tone Starter Plus
4 LB Bag
Espoma Holly-Tone Fertilizer
4 LB Bag

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Blue Star Juniper Shrubs for Sale Online

Blue Star Juniper Shrubs have incredible sparkling blue foliage on full, spreading branches. A great addition to purple and green foliage plants in the landscape.

Mature Height: 2.5 to 3 Feet
Growing Zone: 3 - 9
Mature Width: 8 to 10 feet
Classification: Evergreen ground-cover shrub
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Spreading
Foliage: Dense Blue Foliage
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Require: Water well until established.
Uses: A truly deer proof shrub.
This Plants Growzone: 3-9 Blue Star Juniper Shrubs Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Blue Star Juniper Shrubs

We suggest when planting your newly-purchased Blue Star Juniper Shrubs that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Blue Star Juniper Shrubs because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Blue Star Juniper spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.

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