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Plants of the UNF Campus

Juniperus x media ‘Blue Vase’ - Blue Vase juniper
Family Cupressaceae


About fifty species of Juniper are native to North America, Europe, Asia and north Africa. This plant is a hybrid between Juniperus chinensis and J. sabina. Several shrubby hybrids exist ranging in size from less than one foot to about twenty feet tall. ‘ The foliage of ‘Blue Vase’ is very dense and is a bright blue-gray color, especially in the new growth.


See the cultivar ‘Blue Vase’ between building 45 and parking garage 44.


A medium sized shrub to about five feet tall and four feet or more wide.

Care Instructions:

Light: full sun

Water: best in a well-drained soil, drought tolerant

Soil: best in a well-drained soil, otherwise not particular

Hybrid junipers grow well in northeast Florida provided they have a well-drained, sunny site.