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Holger Juniper Juniperus squamata 'Holger'

Phonetic Spelling
jew-NIP-er-us SKWA-ma-tuh
Description

This remarkable shrub foliage changes with the season with spring being frosted with gold then turning in summer to a blue-green and finally, winter is blue-gray.  This shrub has difficulty in the Southeast because of moisture and high temperatures.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    squamata
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Erect
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Patio
    Small Space
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Rock Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Small groups
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer