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Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

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More About Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

  • Prostrate, low, spreading growth
  • Low, tiered branches hold blue-green foliage year round
  • Use as a ground cover or in mass plantings

Zone:

4

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm
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Blue Carpet Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Once established, junipers require little water and tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions. These spreading junipers present a low maintenance option to prevent erosion on hillsides. The bright blue foliage makes this cultivar a great choice where winter interest is desired.


Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Prostrate
Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

 Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Blue Pacific Shore Juniper

Juniperus conferta 'Emerald Sea'

Juniperus conferta 'Emerald Sea'

Emerald Sea Shore Juniper

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Japanese Garden Juniper