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Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii' - Blue Rug Juniper - Photo courtesy of Van Belle Nursery Inc.

More About Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

  • Very low growing with trailing branches
  • Intense, silver-blue foliage throughout the summer
  • Foliage assumes a light purple tone in the winter
  • Use as a ground cover or for mass plantings

Zone:

2

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

150-200 cm
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Blue Rug Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

This juniper cultivar is a vigorous grower that remains quite flat, requiring little maintenance. Needs little water and is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. They are good for erosion control on hillsides.


Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Prostrate
Trailing
Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Blue
Purple

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