Juniperus horizontalis

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  • Common Name: Creeping Juniper
  • Plant Story:

    A procumbent, mat-like, evergreen shrub, less than 3 ft. tall but up to 20 ft. wide. Long, trailing branches are covered with conspicuously glaucous, soft-textured, blue-green, scale-type foliage. Juvenile foliage is prickly. Dark blue, berry-like cones persist through winter.

  • Type: Ground Cover Conifer Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Non-flowering
  • Flower Color: None
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 3-9
  • Height: .5-1.5 ft
  • Spread: .5-1.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Foundations, Rock Gardens, or Groundcover
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Blights, cedar apple rust, root rot, aphids, bagworms, webworm, and scale
  • Form: Groundcover
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Avoid planting near apple trees. Intolerant of wet soils

Creeping Juniper - Additional Photos