Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Rug'

Common Name: Juniper, Creeping

Very popular Juniper selection for ground cover.  Flat growth with silver-blue foliage turning light purple in the winter.  Great for slopes, banks, any areas in need of erosion control.  Extremely durable.

More About Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Rug'

  • Very flat growing, trailing ground cover evergreen.
  • Extremely heat tolerant.


4-6 in


6-8 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4 to 9

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Rug' Characteristics


  • Cold Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Planting
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Rock Garden

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Blue
  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Season of Interest

  • Year round

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant

Growth Habit

  • Trailing