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Montana Moss® Juniperus chinensis

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Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
48" 60"
Height
24 - 48"
Spread
36 - 60"

This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
This will be hardy in your zone!

Current Location:

San Antonio, TX, 78253

My Current Zone

9
  • Details

    Features

    Irresistble texture and versatile color.

    Montana Moss® juniper is a low-growing evergreen juniper that contributes appealing texture wherever it is planted. Soft-to-the-touch blue green foliage resembles moss or maybe even something from the under the sea. It makes an excellent edging or groundcover and pairs nicely with all colors of both buildings and plants. Deer resistant and sun loving!

    Top reasons to grow Montana Moss juniper:

    - durable selection for unique texture

    - cool blue-green foliage blends well with other colors

    - deer resistant

     

    Winter Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Evergreen
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue-green
    Habit: 
    Spreading
    Container Role: 
    Spiller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a
    Water Category: 
    Low
    Needs Good Drainage
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Lawn Substitute
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Ideally suited to use as a groundcover, but also makes a nice edging plant, or nestled among perennials in a landscape or flower garden.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Little care is needed. Prune selectively as needed to control spread. Juniper does best in dry, sunny conditions.

    Montana Moss® Juniperus chinensis 'SMNJCHM' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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