Blue Rug Juniper

Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Average shipping height: 3" - 5"
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    Member Price $8.99
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'Wiltonii' is a female cultivar noted for its excellent, dense, prostrate form, typically growing to 4-6” tall and spreading to 6-8’ wide. It features silver blue foliage that acquires purple tones in winter. This cultivar is synonymous with J. horizontalis ‘Blue Rug’ and sometimes commonly called blue rug juniper.

  • Leaves grow on only one side of stems
  • Spray is fine-textured and plume-like
  • Branches are long and floppy, forming dense mats
  • The plant produces female cones that are 1/4" in diameter, globose, bluish or greenish-black, and glaucous
The Blue Rug Juniper Grows in zones 3 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed

Slow to Medium

Mature Spread

6' - 8'

Shipping Height

3" - 5"

Scientific Name

Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii’

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

Juniper berries are good wildlife food, high in vitamin C.


The creeping juniper is native to North America. This cultivar comes from Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

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