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Juniperus Squamata ‘Blue Star’, commonly known as Blue Star Juniper, is a charming and compact conifer renowned for its striking blue foliage and low-maintenance nature. With a height of 0.5-1 meter, ‘Blue Star’ is an excellent choice for adding color and texture to small gardens, borders, or rockeries.
This variety of juniper does not produce flowers, but its foliage consists of dense, needle-like leaves that display a vibrant blue hue year-round. ‘Blue Star’ thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, making it suitable for a variety of garden settings.
For optimal growth, plant ‘Blue Star’ in spring or autumn, ensuring it has sufficient space to spread. Feed with a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and again in late spring to maintain vigor.
While Juniperus Squamata ‘Blue Star’ does not produce flowers, its dense foliage provides shelter and nesting sites for birds, making it indirectly beneficial for pollinators. By creating a habitat-friendly environment, ‘Blue Star’ contributes to the overall biodiversity of your garden, supporting the delicate balance of ecosystems. Enjoy the beauty and versatility of Blue Star Juniper in your outdoor space.