James H. Schutte
(Rocky Mountain Juniper, Table Top Rocky Mountain Juniper)
‘Tabletop’ possesses a semi-prostrate, wide-spreading, flat-topped form that is unusual for Rocky Mountain juniper cultivars. Its feathery, upright foliage is bright blue-green, intensifying in the summer. This strong-growing form retains the tough, resilient character of its parent, and is well-adapted to dry, cold climates and poor, rocky soils. Female plants may produce an abundant crop of small, blue, berry-like fruits.
Growing best in full sun, Rocky Mountain junipers are adaptable to...
Mark A. Miller
(Rocky Mountain Juniper, Welchii Rocky Mountain Juniper)
This older cultivar of Rocky Mountain juniper forms a tall, narrow pyramid of feathery, gray-blue foliage which becomes more intensely-colored with age. Retaining the strength and resilience of its parent, ‘Welchii’ is well-adapted to dry, cold climates and poor, rocky soils. It maintains its symmetrical form with little or no pruning, adding a carefree yet dramatic touch to the landscape.
Growing best in full sun, Rocky Mountain junipers are adaptable to a range of soils, provided they are...
(Rocky Mountain Juniper, Wichita Blue Juniper)
This popular juniper cultivar is prized for its broadly-conical shape and bright, blue-gray foliage, which holds its color well throughout the winter. ‘Wichita Blue’ is a cultivar of Rocky Mountain juniper, a tough, North American evergreen that is well-adapted to cold winters and dry, rocky soils. It maintains its tidy form with little or no pruning, making it a carefree yet eye-catching addition to the landscape.
Growing best in full sun, Rocky Mountain junipers are adaptable to a range...
(Rocky Mountain Juniper, Winter Blue Rocky Mountain Juniper)
Tough as the rugged American West, this juniper is the parent of many hybrid varieties that share its resilient nature. Rocky Mountain juniper, or Colorado redcedar, is a slow growing evergreen tree or shrub native to western American regions from Mexico to Canada. The most robust populations exist at higher elevations in the Rocky Mountain States and intermountain West, though specimens also exist at lower elevations and along the mountain foothills. It is most commonly associated with pinyon juniper...
(Holger Singleseed Juniper, Singleseed Juniper)
This handsome, vase-shaped juniper features arching sprays of blue-gray foliage whose new growth emerges bright yellow, creating a striking color contrast. ‘Holger’ is a cultivar of singleseed juniper, a variable, evergreen shrub native to the Himalayas and mountains of central Asia. Its beautiful foliage is accentuated by appealing, rust-colored, exfoliating bark.
Preferring full sun, junipers are versatile, low-maintenance evergreens which are adaptable to a range of soil conditions, provided...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Eastern Red Cedar, Grey Owl Eastern Red Cedar)
This outstanding juniper features bright, feathery, silvery-blue foliage and a low, spreading form unusual for cultivars of eastern red cedar. It shares the strength, resilience and beauty of its parent, a hardy and adaptable evergreen native to eastern North America. ‘Grey Owl’ is a female clone which sets abundant quantities of attractive, small, blue, berry-like cones, providing valuable winter food for many birds.
Eastern red cedars are low-maintenance plants which require full sun and...
(Eastern Red Cedar, Hetz Red Cedar)
This big beauty forms an enormous, fountain-shaped mound of fine, silvery-blue foliage which beautifies gardens and landscapes year-round. ‘Hetzii’ is a variety of eastern red cedar, a hardy, highly adaptable evergreen which is widespread and common across much of eastern North America. A female cultivar, it may also produce an attractive crop of small, blue-purple, berry-like cones, which provide valuable winter food for numerous birds.
Eastern red cedars are low-maintenance plants which...
(Eastern Red Cedar, Manhattan Blue Eastern Red Cedar)
This attractive juniper forms a broad, symmetrical pyramid laden with elegant, dark, blue-green foliage which beautifies landscapes year-round. It is a cultivar of eastern red cedar, a hardy, highly adaptable evergreen which is widespread and common across much of eastern North America. 'Manhattan Blue' is a male clone which does not produce the small, berry-like cones found on female plants.
Eastern red cedars require full sun and thrive in well-drained soil of low to moderate fertility. ...
James H. Schutte
(Pfitzer's Hybrid Juniper)
Good looks, vigorous growth, and tolerance of adverse conditions have made Pfitzer juniper an extremely popular landscape and garden shrub. This hybrid features lacy, tiered sprays of scaled, blue-green foliage with semi-pendulous tips. Many cultivars exist, which may appear in varying shades of green, blue-green, or gold, depending on the variety. Their tolerance of heat, cold and drought has made these attractive evergreens a panacea for difficult climates.
Preferring full sun, Pfitzer...