Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Image of black cat and text indicating no photo is available

Microbiota decussata

False Juniper

Item #: 92

Zones: 2a to 8b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Siberia Russia

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

Note: This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click to learn all about the genus Microbiota and to shop.

From Siberia, comes this good groundcover juniper-substitute for partially shady areas. This soft green foliage has an exquisite lacy appearance, especially as it spreads eventually to 4' wide. The foliage turns bronze in the winter...give it good drainage or it turns bronze ...permanently.