• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing to 6 in. tall, spreads 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Plant
    Blooms:
    Does not flower
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis
    Plant type:Groundcover, Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 6 in. tall, spreads 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Silver-blue
    Blooms:Does not flower
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Design IdeasIn very cold regions, this blue Juniper adapts well to snow and frost. Lovely when planted around boulders or in rock gardens, where its twisted branches can be trained to unique forms. A reliable plant for high desert with its rapidly fluctuating day and night temperatures. Thrives in rocky, thin mountain soils or the sandy gravel of inland deserts. Use on slopes for coverage or erosion control. Plant along retaining walls and curbs, where the creeping foliage will cover them year-round. Good along the hot, glary edges of streets and driveways. Resistant to deer.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.