Shore Juniper 'Silver Mist'

Juniperus conferta

Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Juniperus (jew-NIP-er-us) (Info)
Species: conferta (KON-fer-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Silver Mist
Additional cultivar information:(aka Blue Mist)

Category:

Groundcovers

Shrubs

Conifers

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Shiny/Glossy

Provides Winter Interest

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Blue-Green

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

N/A

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garland, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 5, 2010, fitzlark from Westerly, RI wrote:

Planted in 2010 in front of public library in Westerly, RI by very wise landscape architect. Results as yet unknown.

Neutral

On May 10, 2007, nifty413 from Garland, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

There's some uncertainty that Juniperus conferta 'Blue Mist' is synonymous with J. c. 'Silver Mist'. However, 'Shiro Toshio' appears to be a synonym for 'Silver Mist'.

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