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Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'

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Learn more about "Juniperus virginiana"'Globosa', and 'Silver Spreader'. . 

 

This small shrub is low to the ground with unusual thread-like silvery blue-grey appressed needles. Surprisingly, the branch tips may become purple throughout the winter months. 

More information on Juniperus virginiana.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#cpp#deer resistant
Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#cpp#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    virginiana
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Ascending
    Horizontal
    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:
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Purple/Lavender
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Asian Garden
    Rock Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Small groups
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer