One of the finest trailing junipers having a uniform, full centered growth habit with intense silver-blue evergreen foliage. Excellent for large scale groundcovers or cascading over walls.


Common Name: Blue Rug Juniper

Botanical Name: Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

Watering Needs:Once established, needs occasional water; more in extreme heat.

Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us hor-i-zon-TA-lis

Plant type:Groundcover, Conifer


Growth habit:Spreading

Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Reaches only 6 in. tall, quickly spreading 6 to 8 ft. wide.

Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise

Foliage color:Silver-blue

Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.

Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic

Blue Rug Juniper