Juniper is a great plant for filling in space fast, whether as a groundcover, a screen, or in a border. Its scaly foliage is feathery and graceful, a good contrast to large-leaf plants. Juniper thrives in a full-sun site in well-drained soil. Most varieties are drought-tolerant once established. Junipers are evergreen, heat and drought tolerant and take full sun. They have low water requirements, once established.