Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
Rocky Mountain juniper
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: any well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Other features: contact with the foliage may aggravate skin allergies
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Dense, ascending branches of long, pointed, aromatic, steel-blue leaves form a narrow, pencil-shaped plant that is valuable for adding structure and punctuating a planting scheme. Planted in groups of three, it's particularly useful for introducing a feeling of formality into the landscape. Tolerates dry, chalky and sandy soils.
- Garden care: Needs minimal pruning - remove any misplaced or diseased branches in late autumn.
- May cause skin allergy