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Juniper Groundcover 'Hoodview'

  • Scientific Name: Juniperus communis 'Hoodview'
  • Garden: Natives Garden
  • Plant Type: Ground Cover
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen
  • Sun/Shade Exposure: Full Sun
  • Moisture Requirements: Dry

Plant Information

Low growing incredibly blue common juniper that we found on the slopes of Mt. Hood on the eastern side of Multnomah County. To just 10″ tall but usually much lower it creeps slowly and densely to 3′ wide in 5 years. Rich, well-drained soil in full sun though it makes do with less-than-ideal conditions. Handsome blue cast to the foliage is nice looking all the time. Growth is dense and blocks out weeds. Nice to have a locally native Juniper from a relatively low elevation. Long lived and care-free. Water or once established do not. Oregon native plant

Biomes/Growing conditions: Low Water/No Water, Oregon Coast, Western Native
USDA Hardiness zone: Zn4a -25º to -30ºF
Foliage color: Blue
Foliage season: Evergreen

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Photo Credit

JUCO Full, JUCO Branch (©2022 Cheri Moland)