Creeping Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis

Available to Order in May 2023

Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam, loam, clay loam
Mature Height: 1 foot

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Description

This beautiful, low-growing evergreen shrub makes an excellent alternative ground cover (only in areas of low to no foot traffic). Blue-green needles from a gorgeous mat during growing season, and foliage takes on a purple hue in the winter. Drought tolerant (once established) and a lover of full sun. It tolerates a wide range of soil types but prefers sandy or rocky, medium moisture, well-draining soils. It is a low maintenance shrub once established and does not have any complicated care requirements. Many birds eat the dark blue berries. Great for rock gardens, retaining wall edges, and other hot, dry garden spots.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Photo credits: Oregon State University & Gardener’s Path

Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam, Loam, Sandy Loam