Juniper horizontalis Prince of Wales

'Prince of Wales' Juniper
Plant Type




Overall Mature Size


Mature Height & Spread

8″ x 7′


Full Sun, partial Shade


Medium, Low Water

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit


Sunset Garden Zones

A1-A3, 1-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone


Juniper H. Prince of Wales the Prince of Wales Juniper is a popular evergreen groundcover featuring bright green foliage which turns purplish in winter.  It has a ground-hugging growth habit 8” high and spreads up to 7 feet.  It is quite adaptable to many landscape environments and is a hardy plant.

The ornamental features are emerald green foliage and leaves that turn plum purple in fall.  It is quite dense and multi-stemmed and lends a delicate texture to the landscape.  Prince of Wales Juniper is a low maintenance shrub that grows at a slow rate.  It does best in full sun to partial shade and is adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions.  It is considered to be drought-tolerant.

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