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Juniperus conferta 'Silver Mist' is often confused with:
Juniperus conferta Juniperus conferta 'blue pacific'
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Pinus nigra 'Hornibrookiana' Pinus nigra 'Hornibrookiana'
Lonicera acuminata Lonicera alseuosmoides
Juniperus x pfitzeriana Juniperus x pfitzeriana

Juniperus conferta 'Silver Mist'

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
jew-NIP-er-us kon-FER-tah
Description

More shade tolerant than most junipers; salt spray tolerant. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.  Grows best in well-drained soil, but does well in heavy clay with moderate drainage.

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Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant#clay soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant#clay soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    conferta
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Horizontal
    Mounding
    Prostrate
    Spreading
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Leaf Feel:
    Prickly
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    New growth is silvery-blue-green. Ages to blue-green. Prickly. Coppery purple tinge in winter, Needles are covered with a heavy waxy bloom.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer