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Juniperus horizontalis Blue Forest

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Wantirna
B4
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $15.12 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $16.63 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Juniperus horizontalis Blue Forest Creeping Juniper, Creeping Cedar, Conifer, Prostrate Conifer,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Conifers Dense, Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Highly ornamental prostrate shrub with uniform dense, blue foliage that turns a matte purple in winter. Spreads to approx. 1.5m and reaches a height of only 20cm creating a flat groundcover. Useful for cascading over retaining walls, as a large scale groundcover and for softening path edges.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes: Prefers well-drained soil, but with tolerate a wide variety of soil types and conditions. Water well until established.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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