This tightly branched, low-growing, evergreen shrub with handsome scale-like foliage creates a versatile groundcover excellent for use in a rock garden or in the foreground of a border. Bright green foliage turns a plum color in winter.
Common Name: Youngstown Andorra Juniper
Botanical Name: Juniperus horizontalis 'Youngstown'
Watering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis
Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub, Conifer
Growth habit:Mounding, Spreading
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, spreading to 6 ft. wide.
Special features:Bird Friendly, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic