University of Rhode Island

Juniperus horizontalis

Creeping Juniper

Low growing, spreading evergreen shrub. Bluish green feathery foliage turns purplish in winter. Reddish brown shredding bark. Requires full sun. Tolerates poor, dry, rocky or sandy soils and heavy soils. Tolerates salt. Native to RI. 12-24" x 6-8'.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand , University of Connecticut.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand , University of Connecticut.

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