Botanical Name: Juniperus rigida conferta 'Blue Pacific'
Common Name: Blue Pacific Ground Cover Shore Jun  
Plant photo of: Juniperus rigida conferta 'Blue Pacific'
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Water Saving Tip:

In general, lawns only need to be watered once every three days.

Check your irrigation controller and reduce watering times if necessary.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Ground cover, Perennial


Height Range

Under 1'


Flower Color



Flower Season



Leaf Color

Blue Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Medium, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained, Moist


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

Japanese, Ranch, Seascape, Woodland


Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Parking Strip, Patio, Parking Lot, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Cascade, Container, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Lawn Substitute


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme
Photographer: Engstrom, Connon
  • Description

  • Notes

'Blue Pacific' has compact, dense foliage that is a rich blue-green color. It reaches 1' tall and 7' wide. It tolerates coastal conditions but needs needs moist, well draining soil in warm inland valleys. It is prostrate and trailing, making a lovely groundcover.
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