• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional deep watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 2 ft. tall, spreading to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 2 ft. tall, spreading to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide average to lean, well-drained, sandy soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid over watering. Tolerates hot, relatively dry conditions when established. As a groundcover, space plants 5 to 6 ft. apart; closer for faster coverage. Control competing weeds with mulch.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional deep watering.

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