Juniperus sabina 'Scandia'Item #5180 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
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Gracefully spreading groundcover with a dense form useful for borders or rock gardens. Very durable and useful in the landscape. Holds its color well through winter. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us sa-BI-naDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing to 1 ft. tall, up to 8 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Does not flowerDesign IdeasBright green Juniper like this are treasured in arid or very cold winter landscapes when emerald hues are so rare. Plant this creeping shrub as groundcover through weed-blocking fabric. Thrives in rocky ground, mountainous conditions and anywhere the soil is thin. Use on slopes for coverage or erosion control. Allow it to drape off retaining walls or cover unsightly transition zones at the edges of paving. Excellent deer resistance.
- CareCare InformationFollow 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:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.