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Juniperus horizontalis 'Hughes'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Hughes' - Hughes Juniper

More About Juniperus horizontalis 'Hughes'

  • Low, spreading habit with feathery branches
  • Silvery-blue foliage throughout most of the year
  • Winter foliage colour shows a tinge of purple
  • Use as a ground cover or for mass plantings

Zone:

3

Height:

30-50 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm
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Hughes Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Once established, junipers require little water and tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions. The low, spreading branches make it ideal for trailing over rocks or walls and for erosion control on hillsides.


Juniperus horizontalis 'Hughes' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Spreading
Compact
Trailing

Foliage Color

Silver
Blue
Purple

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