Juniper: Prince of Wales Latin Name: juniperus horizontalis ‘prince of wales’
The Basics This perfect evergreen groundcover with emerald green foliage is highlighted blue shifting to a radiant plum in winter. Its low-branching growth habit spreads 10 feet wide (8 inches tall). Performs best as groundcover, rock garden plant, mass planting, foundation planting, and erosion control.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil; Salt tolerant Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-9
The Care This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Once mature, shearing is recommended annually to maintain desired shape.