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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
flaky juniper 'Blue Carpet'
Juniperus can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs or trees with aromatic, scale-like or sharply pointed awl-shaped leaves, and small globose fruits
'Blue Carpet' is an evergreen conifer, making a prostrate shrub 2m or more in spread. Foliage needle-like, bright blue-grey
Habit Mat forming
Toxicity Foliage may cause skin irritation
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil. Junipers need little if any pruning. Useful in hot sunny sites. Good ground cover
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Low Maintenance
Architectural Gravel Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by aphids, juniper scale and caterpillars
May be affected by a canker
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