SCIENTIFIC NAME: Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Rug'
COMMON NAME: Creeping Juniper
GARDEN SIZE: 4-6 in. x 6-8 ft.
GROWTH RATE: Medium to rapid
USDA ZONE: 3-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Average, well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established
HABIT (FORM): Low-spreading/creeping, densely-branching conifer. Often planted as a groundcover.
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Silver-blue scale-like needles that turn a purple in the winter months.