juniperus horizontalis 'blue chip' (juniper)

Size: 3 gallon
  • low, spreading form with vertical branchlets
  • features silver-blue summer foliage
  • fall to winter foliage becomes purple on the tips
  • use as a ground cover or for mass plantings
  • zone 3
  • height 20-30cm
  • spread 150-200cm
  • once established, junipers require little water
  • they will also tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions and require corrective pruning once a year
  • spreading junipers present a low maintenance option to prevent erosion on hillsides
  • full sun
  • low maintenance
  • evergreen
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • heat tolerant
  • salt tolerant
  • ground cover
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)