Great color and great texture make this low, spreading Juniper stands out in the landscape. You'll want to touch its silvery-grey foliage because of its soft, feathery look. Grey Owl is very tolerant and easy to grow. Female selections produce small, round cones that native birds adore.
Female plants produce cones that native birds love
Provides year-round cover and nesting for birds
Excellent drought resistance and deer resistant
Host plant for the olive hairstreak butterfly
Deer resistant, while providing great cover
Perfect for grouping or massing in the landscape
Old fields, pastures, roadsides, balds, and margins of swamps from Maine south to Florida and west to the Dakotas and Texas.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
This form of Eastern Red Cedar is prized for its reddish-brown and aromatic heartwood that is commonly used for cedar chests and closets because it repels insects. The wood is also used for interior finish, fence posts, poles, and pencils.