Juniperus communis 'Blueberry Delight' Common Juniper
Common Juniper Juniperus communis 'Blueberry Delight'
'Blueberry Delight' has attractive powder blue foliage with silver stripes. The needles are ornamentally significant and turn coppery-bronze in fall. The flowers are not ornamental. It features an abundance of magnificent cones that look like blueberries from late spring right through to late winter. Birds go crazy for them. Perfect for massing in the landscape. Deer resistant.
Provides outstanding cover for wildlife
Unique two-toned foliage is very showy
Deer resistant, poor soil tolerant, easy to grow
Thrives in full sun and is extremely hardy
Perfect for massing as a landscape groundcover
Native birds love its berry-like cones
Old fields, pastures and roadsides from the Pacific Ocean east to the Atlantic Ocean, minus Kansas and Missouri south to the gulf coast including Florida.
The genus Juniperus is in the family Cupressaceae and has the largest range of any woody plant on earth.
As with all junipers provide full sunlight and a well-drained soil. 'Blueberry Delight' is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and usually looks its best without pruning.