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Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor' /Bar Harbor Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'   / Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'
Forms a flat mat of steel-blue foliage
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Forms a flat mat of steel-blue foliage

Mass ground cover planting draping over a retaining wall

Close-up image of this juniper cascading over a low wall

Blue-green foliage a classic feature of the bar harbor juniper

This juniper hugs the topography of the site where it is planted

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Scientific Name: Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'
Common Name: Bar Harbor Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: The foliage is blue-gray in summer and turns purplish in winter. A low growing, spreading plant that makes a good ground cover. It grows best in open sites where it receives little or no shade during the day. A good prostrate slection with blue-gray foliage in summer that turns to purplish color in winter. Low, spreading growth makes it an good groundcover.