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botanical name:
Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'
Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flaky Juniper
family:  Cupressaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: very slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: blue-grey
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Compact dwarf evergreen of irregular but roughly rounded habit. Very small bright silvery blue leaves. Slow growing.

Most reasonable, well drained soils in sun or light part shade. Will grow on chalky and sandy soils. Dislikes very damp or hot conditions.

Rock gardens, borders, can be mass planted as groundcover

other notes:
Sport of Juniperus squamata 'Meyeri', raised in Holland, introduced 1964.
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