5 August 2022

Juniperus conferta 'Sunflower' PBR

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Juniperus conferta 'Sunflower' PBR

Cultivar denomination: 'Sunflower' PBR

A Polish variety of coastal juniper with moderate growth and a flattened, regular habit.  Compared to other varieties, its characteristic and distinguishing feature is yellow-cream spring growths, turning green over time.  After 10 years of cultivation, the plant grows to 0.3 m in height and about 1.2 m in diameter. Prefers sunny positions, fertile and permeable substrates. A ground cover plant, recommended for planting in flower beds, slopes and in rock gardens. It looks great when grafted onto a trunk, in the form of a miniature tree.

Hardiness zone: 6a -23/-21 °C

Breeder: Michał Kałuziński, Poland

Year of market introduction: 2018

Applicant: A&M Kałuzińscy Szkółka Polskie Korzenie, Boczki-Parcela 14, 98-240 Szadek, Poland