Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Blue Pacific Juniper (Juniperus rigida 'Blue Pacific') is a popular evergreen groundcover known for its hardiness, low-maintenance nature, and attractive blue-green foliage. This versatile plant is an excellent choice for covering large areas, controlling erosion, or adding texture and color to various landscape settings.
Blue Pacific Juniper is a low-growing, spreading shrub that typically reaches a height of 1 to 2 feet and can spread up to 6 to 8 feet in width. This hardy plant thrives in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9, making it suitable for a wide range of climates. Blue Pacific Juniper is highly adaptable and can tolerate various soil types, including clay, loamy, and sandy soils, as long as they provide good drainage. It performs best in full sun but can also grow in partial shade, although its growth may be somewhat slower in shadier conditions.
The primary attraction of the Blue Pacific Juniper is its dense, attractive foliage. Its needle-like leaves are a striking blue-green color, which provides a captivating contrast against other plants in the landscape. The foliage remains evergreen throughout the year, ensuring a constant source of color and visual interest, even during the colder months.
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, the Blue Pacific Juniper's foliage also offers practical benefits. Its dense, mat-forming growth habit effectively suppresses weeds and helps to retain soil moisture. As a result, the plant is an excellent choice for erosion control on slopes or in areas where grass is difficult to establish.
Blue Pacific Juniper produces small, berry-like fruits known as juniper cones, which typically mature in the second year. The fruit is not a primary feature of the plant and is often inconspicuous. However, the cones may be of interest to wildlife, such as birds, which can help promote biodiversity in the garden.
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