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Juniperus horizontalis Douglasii

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Juniperus horizontalis Douglasii Creeping Juniper, Creeping Cedar, Conifer, Prostrate Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Conifers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Very attractive groundcover conifer with dense steely-blue foliage that turns bright purple in winter. This low spreading evergreen shrub makes an excellent weed suppressant and is useful in formal designs, cascading over retaining walls and a low maintenance groundcover. Grows approx 30cm tall x 2m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Scale

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Blue, Grey
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

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