Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’ – Blue Chip Juniper
Height: up to 1’
Spread: 5-10’ (broad spreading ground cover like but with upward turned branches in rows).
Hardiness: Zone 3b-7
Foliage: Bright silvery blue
Growth Rate: Medium-slow
Common Ailments: Is susceptible to juniper blight.
Preferred Soil: ph 6-8, tolerates rocky and poor soil conditions quite well.
Attributes: Displays a very attractive bright blue color with good late season color retention. Can be used as a ground cover but is not completely mat like with its upward growing branchlets.