Creeping Juniperus Blue Rug hanging over stone wall Thick mat of Juniperus Blue Rug shaping gravel walkway

‘Blue Rug’

Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis

'Blue Rug'

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Creeping Juniperus Blue Rug hanging over stone wall Thick mat of Juniperus Blue Rug shaping gravel walkway
  • Colorful groundcover
  • Evergreen
  • Sun loving
Description
Blue Rug' is a classic prostrate evergreen with steely blue foliage. Perfectly suited to groundcover and soil stabilization, it also makes a nice rock garden plant. Evergreen foliage takes on a purple cast in winter.

USDA Zone 3 - 9 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 1 - 3'

Width 6 - 10'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Blue

Liner Sizes 4"

Soil Well-drained soil is imperative; can tolerate dry conditions and poor soils.

Pruning Pruning is not typically required as a matter of course; prune to shape or to control spread as needed.

Uses Mass plantings; rock gardens; slope and bank plantings.

Growing Tips Tolerates hot, dry, sunny locations and urban sites. May be slow-growing at first, but fills a space nicely given time and proper care.