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Nurserymans Choice Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Creeping Phlox provide superb ground cover! These hardy perennials are perfect planting at the front of borders or carpeting a gravel garden. Dot them among the planting crevices of a rockery or let them cascade down low walls and slopes. These tough little plants will knit together to create…  More Info

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Viola sororia 'Rubra'

…leaves. Requiring virtually no maintenance, this low-growing perennial makes good ground cover for a small area and is great for underplanting shrubs and roses. Woolly violet also looks beautiful planted amongst spring bulbs or in a woodland area, where it will readily seed around to naturalise.…  More Info

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Geranium Cloud Collection

…border perennials, flowering generously on very hardy and disease-free plants and tolerating most soil types. Geranium ?Cloud? Collection contains two rewarding varieties which will quickly fill gaps in mixed borders or provide colourful ground cover. Geranium ?Cloud? Collection comprises 2 jumbo…  More Info

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Dianthus 'Festival Mixed'

…cottage garden borders and in informal planters. A mix of early flowering plants and bi-coloured blooms, the flowers are a mix of four types, in shades of pink, red and white. These hardy, dwarf plants form dense, bushy ground cover when planted en masse. Height: 50cm (20). Spread: 30cm (12).'  More Info

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Polyanthus 'Most Scented Mix'

…months on end, this reliable hardy perennial forms lush rosettes of green foliage that makes superb ground cover. Ideal for filling containers, beds and borders with a colourful, long lasting display. Height and spread: 25cm (10). Supplied as plug tray plants. Culinary information: Some parts…  More Info

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

…the spreading stems cover ground well in a border, provided they are grown in sunlight or partial shade. Height: 1m (3'3); Spread: 1.5m (4'11). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary…  More Info

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Geranium Hardy Collection

…maintenance plants will spill from borders to gently soften path edges and effortlessly create that cottage garden feel. Invaluable for quickly plugging gaps or providing colourful ground cover. Hardy geraniums never disappoint! Geranium ‘Double Jewel’ (1 x Bare Root Plant) - Features…  More Info

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Geranium Hardy Double Collection

…this Geranium Hardy Double Collection. Low maintenance and undemanding, these hardy perennials are 'must have' for any cottage garden planting scheme and make a wonderful addition to herbaceous borders where their informal clump-forming habits will create colourful ground cover, even in shady areas.…  More Info

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Tulip 'Ground Cover' Mix

This colourful mix of dwarf Tulips makes fabulous ground cover in beds, borders and rockeries. Tulip ?Ground Cover Mix? produces cupped, star-shaped flowers above short stems, that form a tapestry of colours when planted closely together. This choice mix includes the particularly sought-after…  More Info

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Tulip 'Ground Cover' Mix

Tulip ?Magic Carpet? includes some particularly choice forms and colours. Planted closely together, these colourful dwarf tulips create stunning ground cover in rockeries, spring beds and patio containers. Flowering from April to May, this lovely mix is the perfect way to welcome Spring to your…  More Info

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Lily 'Dazzler' (Ground Cover)

* The only ground cover lily that flowers within 10 weeks of planting* Best In Class for ground cover lilies - click here for details Flamboyant colour with a delicious perfume! The short stems of Lily 'Dazzler' make this dwarf variety a 'must have' for creating vibrant ground cover in exotic…  More Info

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Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

…to greet the sun. Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions and yet is one of the longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from this easy to grow, sun loving African Daisy.…  More Info

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Primrose 'Best Red'

…is super hardy. Superb as ground cover planted in large groups through borders or dotted amongst mixed patio containers. Provides pops of colour throughout the earliest months of the year for minimal effort. Height and spread: 20cm (8). Garden Ready Plants - Our garden ready plants are selected…  More Info

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Delosperma congestum

…walls, and ground cover in dry sites. This hardy Ice Plant becomes studded with masses of bright yellow daisy-like flowers in summer, whilst the small, densely packed fleshy leaves flush red in the winter for additional interest. Hailing from South Africa, this drought-tolerant, heat-tolerant hardy  More Info

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Geranium 'Rozanne'

…will know that this plant was awarded 1st place in their ?Plant of the Centenary? competition in 2013. Geranium 'Rozanne' produces an abundance of lilac blue flowers. These hardy perennial plants make excellent ground cover and help create beautiful cottage garden style planting schemes. Flowering…  More Info

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Delosperma cooperi

Hardy Ice plants are ideal for creating a carpet of dense, evergreen ground cover in hot, dry areas, thriving in poor soils where few other plants survive. Delosperma cooperi produces masses of sparkling, violet-purple flowers throughout summer above creeping mats of cylindrical, succulent foliage.…  More Info

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Geranium himalayense 'Birch Double'

…charming hardy cranesbill with gently ruffled, double flowers in shades of purple- pink. This perennial geranium blooms persistently from May to September above a mass of delicately lobed foliage. Less vigorous and more compact than many varieties, Birch's Double is ideal for woodland ground cover  More Info

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Geranium oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink'

ground cover plant, then Geranium oxonianum 'Wargrave Pink' is a great option. It has medium green foliage which throughout summer and early autumn is covered in five petalled, salmon pink flowers. It is very hardy and fast growing, making it a good natural way to keep weeds at bay, as it covers a…  More Info

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

…known as tickseed, is a large, hardy perennial, ideal for borders and bedding. Perfect for planting into a wildlife garden, Coreopsis attracts butterflies with its fern-like foliage and clusters of lemon yellow flowers throughout the summer. Excellent ground cover and tolerant of most soil types.…  More Info

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Erigeron 'Stallone'

…as they age. These hardy ground cover perennials are excellent for combatting weeds in your borders. These healthy 'garden-ready' plants are ideal for rockeries, gravel gardens and borders. Height: 30cm (12). Spread: 100cm (39). If you?ve fallen behind with your planting or if greenhouse space…  More Info

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Microbiota decussata

Microbiota decussata is a low growing conifer that can be used as a ground cover plant that carpets areas of the garden where low maintenance is preferred. The Siberian Carpet Cypress or Russian Arbor-Vitae is an attractive and practical alternative to lawns on steep banks, narrow strips of land…  More Info

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Anemone nemorosa

…the ground beneath deciduous trees and shrubs. The simple flowers of Wood Anemone rise above spreading clumps of divided green leaves creating a sensational contrast. Plant them alongside English Bluebells for a natural woodland feel. Anemone nemorosa is ideal for creating spring ground cover in…  More Info

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Hosta 'Frances Williams'

…an RHS AGM award winning hardy perennial. The blue-green crinkled leaves have a golden margin and creates an attractive display. In the summer months between June and July pale lilac flowers will spring up on their long stems. These plants are perfect for wide ground cover due to their low spreading…  More Info

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Geranium himalayense

Geranium himalayense is a particularly useful ground cover plant, as it tolerates shady spots. Its lobed foliage is a pretty backdrop to purple-blue flowers, borne in a main flush during early summer and then sporadically through to the autumn. A final display of vibrant red foliage adds colour to…  More Info

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Phlox subulata 'Pharao Red Eye'

…spreading ground cover in borders, rockeries or gravel gardens. This low-growing creeping hardy phlox produces a profusion of beautiful flowers from late spring onwards every year, each flower is a refreshing shade of cool white, detailed with a pink-centre. As this resilient plant established…  More Info

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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

…less vigorous plant than its larger cousin Vinca major, as its easier to confine to its allotted space. Vinca are ideal as ground cover for almost any position, perfect for suppressing weeds whether on a slope in sun or a dark, shady corner, where it is often difficult for plants to grow. Height:…  More Info

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Dicentra 'Amore Titanium'

…borders, drifting as ground cover through other plants and shrubs or softening the edges of borders. Height and spread: 45cm (18in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending…  More Info

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Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

…for weed suppressing ground cover and it will flower faithfully from spring until autumn. With its pure white blooms it will bring cheer to the darkest corner of the garden. Vinca is perfect for difficult areas where other plants don't thrive. A low growing, creeping plant, it needs little attention…  More Info

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Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter'

Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter' is a robust hardy perennial that will be happy in shady positions in most soil types. This dead nettle is perfect for ground cover as it will quickly provide a covering of silvery foliage with deep green edges enhanced from April to mid summer with salmon pink flowers…  More Info

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Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliancy' - Seeds

…well into autumn. This fantastic plant os a perfect choice for covering bare ground in a sunny spot, spreading gradually over walls or let it cushion itself between rockery stones. Beautiful, prolific and low maintenance, it?s fair to say that this long-lasting plant is a bit of a garden superstar!…  More Info

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Geranium pratense 'Plenum Caeruleum'

In the early summer months, the striking lavender-blue double blooms rise above the delicate foliage. If planted in groups, it can make beautiful ground cover ideally in borders or beds. As the delicate foliage spreads loosely, it is perfect for softening any pathways and borders. A wild touch of…  More Info

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Carex morrowii 'Irish Green'

…movement to planting schemes. This superbly hardy sedge is a useful choice for mixing into winter containers or as evergreen ground cover in sun or shade. Height and spread: 50cm (20in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height…  More Info

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Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

…'Biokovo' is a pretty ground cover plant that can act as a weed suppressant. It has evergreen foliage and in June and July many Cranesbill, subtle pink flowers bloom. In autumn the foliage turns to gentle shades of red and bronze that looks great planted alongside other plants with autumnal…  More Info

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

…specimen plant in a container and equally impressive when combined with other sedges or planted in rockeries; gravel gardens and borders. Happy in sun or dappled shade, this is a versatile hardy perennial that persists throughout the year, providing attractive, low-maintenance ground cover with the…  More Info

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Cotoneaster adpressus 'Little Gem'

…for ground cover, the deciduous Cotoneaster adpressus 'Little Gem' fills it's role superbly. Little Gem has a spreading habit with mounds of green foliage so it can be relied upon to offer generous ground cover and will also carpet low walls or even banks that are impractical to manage with planting  More Info

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Geranium sanguineum var. striatum

…pink flower with darker pink veins which blossom between June and September over finely trimmed foliage. These Cranesbills make ideal ground covering plants so are therefore perfect for borders, pathways, even rockeries and gravel gardens. A delicate flower ideal in any cottage garden. Height:…  More Info

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Spiraea japonica 'Albiflora'

If you are looking for an easy to maintain, attractive ground cover plant then Spiraea japonica 'Albiflora' is a great choice. Planted in groups, the Japanese Spiraea will create a cushion of attractive foliage that will suppress weeds and from mid summer it's profusion of cotton wool clusters of…  More Info

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Lamium maculatum Roseum

Lamium or dead nettle are very useful hardy perennials. Tough and resilient, they thrive in shade on almost any soil, making ideal ground cover or a must-have addition to a woodland or wildlife garden. Forming a low spreading carpet, Lamium maculatum ‘Roseum’ is an eye-catching variety…  More Info

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Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

Lamium or dead nettle are very useful hardy perennials. Tough and resilient, they thrive in shade on almost any soil, making ideal ground cover or a must-have addition to a woodland or wildlife garden. Lamium maculatum ‘Beacon Silver’ is a stunning variety forming a shimmering carpet of…  More Info

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Eriophyllum lanatum

…‘the sunshine flower,’ this cheerful little ground cover plant will quickly spread the sun around your garden, carpeting parched ground with fast-growing clumps of drought-tolerant, silvery-grey leaves. This is a resilient plant with real staying power, delivering a non-stop show of…  More Info

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Dracocephalum rupestre

…A relative of catmint, it makes good ground cover for rockeries, slopes and dry borders. Height and Spread: 30cm (12”). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the…  More Info

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Alyssum montanum 'Mountain Gold'

…saxatile, Alyssum montanum is a wonderful perennial rock plant, perfect for nestling in wall crevices, creeping over paving stones or covering ground along border edges and beneath shrubs. Rosettes of evergreen, grey-green leaves provide all year cover and interest whilst from March to early summer,…  More Info

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Black Beauty'

…eye-catching deciduous grass that produces fluffy dark silvery-purple flower heads late in Summer. The slender green foliage makes fabulous ground cover when planted en masse. The bottlebrush flowers will sway gently bringing texture and movement to borders, delivering superb late summer interest.…  More Info

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Agapanthus 'Jacaranda'

…by other plants, it doesn't have to fight for attention: its thick, vertical stems ensure that its flowers rise above the competition throughout July and August. Not to be outdone, Agapanthus 'Jacaranda' has semi-evergreen, clumping foliage, so provides first-rate ground cover all year round.…  More Info

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Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black' - Seeds

…black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum) that will provide ground cover and contrast for all containers, hanging baskets, and it makes a tidy edging plant. Trailing 5-10cm (2-4in). Height: 30-38cm (12-15in).  More Info

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Aubrieta 'Dr. Mules Variegata'

…Variegata' is excellent for all-year-round interest in the garden and is perfect for rock gardens, patio containers, spilling over sunny banks or as ground cover in hot dry borders. The flowers are also a great source of spring nectar for pollinating insects. Height: 10cm (4). Spread: 60cm (24).  More Info

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Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap'

Poor dry soils are bad news for a lot of plant varieties but Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap' wouldn't have it any other way. This tough, resilient evergreen perennial will thrive in rockeries, borders and path edges providing ground cover throughout the year and masses of little white flowers in spring.…  More Info

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Coreopsis Verticillata Moonbeam

hardy perennial, which can be used in cottage garden borders or mixed into bedding schemes. Plants are dense, ground covering, and their ferny foliage is topped by hundreds of lemony flowers during the summer. Coreopsis is loved by butterflies and can be planted into a wildlife garden. Plants are…  More Info

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Agapanthus 'Fireworks'

…is flushed at the base with dark, violet blue, making a dazzling contrast. The strap-like foliage forms a neat clump that creates good ground cover when planted in dense groups. Perfect for adding a strong vertical element to perennial borders, where it will return year after year. Height: 60cm…  More Info

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Stachys officinalis 'Wisley White'

Stachys officinalis ?Wisley White? provides dependable ground cover beneath shrubs and roses and makes a long-season front of border feature. Related to our native betony and equally attractive to butterflies and bees, this clump-forming perennial produces spikes of pure white, hooded flowers held…  More Info

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Potentilla megalantha 'Gold Sovereign'

Potentilla megalantha ‘Gold Sovereign’ is ideal for adding a splash of colour to the front of sunny borders or as ground cover in a dry, sunny spot. In summer, the neat, low mounds of soft leaves become studded with cheerful bright yellow flowers rather like large buttercups. Loved by…  More Info

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Clematis 'Picotee'

…and summer One of the finest hardy clematis introductions in recent years, expect hardy perennial Clematis ?Picotee Kiss? to be a future classic. The dazzling pink picotee-edged blooms, each up to 15cm (6in) across, have amazed us on the trial ground, adorning the plants in absolute abundance - once…  More Info

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Potentilla recta 'Warrenii'

Potentilla recta 'Warrenii' is a low-maintenance perennial that makes ideal ground cover for dry or stony ground, as well as being a great addition to wildlife areas, coastal gardens or the front of informal borders. Masses of cheery lemon-yellow blooms in the shape of strawberry flowers are…  More Info

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Hypericum 'Orange Flair'

…moist soil to poor, dry conditions! This versatile shrub is excellent as ground cover in borders and woodland gardens, and can even be grown in patio containers as a stand-alone specimen. Height: 75cm (30). Spread: 90cm (35). Supplied in a 9cm pot. Useful links: How to plant trees and shrubs  More Info

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Muscari Blue & White Mix

Muscari Blue & White Mix are perfect for creating reliable ground cover beneath deciduous trees and shrubs, or for filling gaps between other spring bulbs at the front of borders. This cheery blend needs virtually no maintenance, and once established, they will multiply with each passing year to…  More Info

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Hosta 'Minuteman'

…make the plant well deserving of its RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). This attractive Hosta's foliage is complemented by pretty, lilac flowers in midsummer, which can grow up to 55cm (1'10) tall. Once established, this hardy perennial will form attractive clumps to provide fantastic ground cover  More Info

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Lamium maculatum Ghost

Lamium or dead nettle are very useful hardy perennials. Tough and resilient, they thrive in shade on almost any soil, making ideal ground cover or a must-have addition to a woodland or wildlife garden. Taller and larger-leafed than other varieties such as ‘Beacon Silver’, Lamium…  More Info

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Erodium reichardii 'White'

…Majorca, it makes perfect low-growing ground cover in sunny, freely draining situations. Height and spread: 15cm (6”). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the…  More Info

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Rose 'Cutie Pie'

…is perfect as ground cover or for container growing. This completely thorn free rose forms dinky mounds which from July to September create a carpet of pink flowers like drifts of apple blossom. Absolutely charming. Height: 10cm (4”). Spread: 30cm (12”). Plant height and spread…  More Info

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Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

…green and silver, taking on reddish-pink tints in winter. This dwarf Euonymus spreads vigorously, covering the ground with a splash of light from its silver-edged leaves. It can also be planted by a wall or fence and grown upwards as an attractive wall shrub. The Spindle thrives in almost any…  More Info

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