Expansa Parsonii Juniper
Juniperus squamata 'Expansa Parsonii'
Expansa Parsonii Juniper
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Height: 3 feet
Spread: 6 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4
Other Names: Singleseed Juniper
An attractive groundcover evergreen shrub, features bluish-green fine-textured foliage and a wide spreading and sprawling habit, with arching branch tips; good choice for massing or as a color accent groundcover
Expansa Parsonii Juniper has attractive bluish-green foliage which emerges silvery blue in spring. The scale-like leaves are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Expansa Parsonii Juniper is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Expansa Parsonii Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Expansa Parsonii Juniper will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.
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