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Youngstown Andorra Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis 'Youngstown'

Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis
SKU #05020
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This tightly branched, low-growing, evergreen shrub with handsome scale-like foliage creates a versatile groundcover excellent for use in a rock garden or in the foreground of a border. Bright green foliage turns a plum color in winter.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Spreading
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Ground Cover, Hillside
Design Ideas This ground-cover Juniper turns bronze-purple in winter for a welcome seasonal variation. Ideal for rock gardens or in planters with decorative boulders. Reliable plant for sites that suffer excessive heat or cold. Deer resistant. Excellent solution for rocky or gravelly ground. Use on slopes for surface erosion control or just as a low green carpet. Graceful when draped off retaining walls or along the hot, dry conditions along streets, driveways and sidewalks or paths.
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
Care Easily grown in low-moisture, sandy soils; adaptable to a wide range of well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Space 5 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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