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Order: Pinales
   Family: Cupressaceae
            Genus: Juniperus
                        Specie: horizontalis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 in (30 cm)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray-green leaves; dark-blue fruit

Uses: Conifer gardens Ground cover Rock gardens Spillover planting Seaside gardens

Zones: 4-8

Description: From northern North America, where it is found on coastal cliffs and stony hillsides, this is a vigorous ground-hugging shrub with long trailing branches. The leaves are gray-green or bluish and often develop a purplish tinge in winter. ?Bar Harbor?

Growth Habit: Prostrate habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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