Juniperus communis compressa
This is a dwarf upright plant with attractive blue green foliage, Juniperus communis compressa is a very slow growing and an excellent plant for the rock garden.
Lovely compact habit and also known as the 'Pencil Point Juniper'.
Growing well in full sun to part shade over time it will reach around 2m in height and it maintains a nice tight columnar habit.
The foliage (needles) have a silvery band which creates the bluish look.
Useful as a narrow screen for confined spaces, as a feature plant either side of a path or arch, or grown in a container. Flowers are not apparent and as it holds its shape so well Juniperus communis compressa needs little pruning.
Juniper plants and species are available for sale from the following growers
BLUEBELL ARBORETUM and NURSERY - Office telephone: *(01530) 413700.
Annwell Lane Smisby nr. Ashby de la Zouch Derbyshire LE65 2TA Owner: Robert and Suzy Vernon.
Mail order and retail nursery, huge variety of rare and unusual trees, shrubs, grasses, and herbaceous!
CREATIVE PLANTS - phone : 01404 850163
Lashbrook Farmhouse, Talaton, Devon EX5 2RU
Mediterranean plants, tropical plants, and exotics, palms, olive trees up to 80 years old, wisteria, and topiary
CHEW VALLEY TREES - phone : 01275 333 752
Winford Road Chew Magna Bristol BS40 8HJ
Top quality specimen and ornamental bare root and container grown trees, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees.
WEASEDALE NURSERIES Ltd - phone +44 (0)15396 23246
Newbiggin on Lune, KIRKBY STEPHEN, Cumbria, CA17 4LX UK
Mail-order specialists, bare-root hardy trees and shrubs. Includes: conifers