Juniperus communis 'Compressa'

Compressa juniper


Evergreen Conifer

Very compact and strictly upright, this slow-growing dwarf conifer makes a strong focal point. Perfect for containers, trough gardens, rockeries or mixed beds. Drought-tolerant plant for contributing structure to a full sun garden scene.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Reflected Heat

Description

Size: 24 - 72 tall x 12 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green, Silver / Gray




Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Drama / Focal Point, Mixed Border, Rock Garden, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: continuity creator, matrix / mingler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos

  • Low Water Foliage Garden for Full Sun

    Focus: Curb Appeal, Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Mixed Border, Saving Water, Small Space, Year-round Interest, Privacy and Screening, Efficient Use of Space
    Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat
    Zone: 7, 8

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  • Low Water Foliage Combo for Full Sun

    Focus: Curb Appeal, Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Mixed Border, Saving Water, Small Space, Year-round Interest, Privacy and Screening, Efficient Use of Space
    Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat
    Zone: 7, 8

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  • Plant Combination with Fantastic Foliage

    Focus: Mixed Border, Year-round Interest, Efficient Use of Space, Pleasing Seasonal Flow
    Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun
    Zone: 7, 8, 4, 5, 6

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