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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

Colour:

Blue
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Blue Carpet Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Once established, junipers require little water. They will also 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

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

Habit

Prostrate
Compact
Spreading

Growth Rate

Medium

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Average to Dry Soils

Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Blue Pacific Shore Juniper Blue Pacific Shore Juniper
(Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific')
Blue Star Juniper Blue Star Juniper
(Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star')