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Delosperma cooperi

…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. Perfect for gravel gardens, rockeries and low maintenance…  More Info

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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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Lamium maculatum Roseum

…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 with each green leaf…  More Info

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Nurserymans Choice Alpine Phlox

Alpine Phlox are unsurpassable for creating low, spreading ground cover, or cascading down walls, slopes and rockeries. These resourceful little perennials will grow in the toughest of places, making them perfect for filling crevices or plugging narrow gaps between patio slabs. Their bright, starry…  More Info

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Agapanthus 'Bluestorm'

…of soft violet flowers are carried on stiff stems making this a superb cut flower. The strap-like, semi evergreen foliage is resilient and drought resistant - just perfect for filling patio containers or creating low maintenance ground cover in sunny borders. Height: 76cm (30). Spread: 50cm (20).  More Info

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Geranium sanguineum ?Tiny Monster?

Despite its name, Geranium sanguineum ?Tiny Monster? is no garden thug! This low growing ground cover perennial forms a compact, spreading mound of finely cut foliage that will gently overspill border edges. From late spring to late summer, it produces vivid, bright pink blooms, delicately streaked…  More Info

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Cotoneaster adpressus 'Little Gem'

A low growing shrub 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…  More Info

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Euonymus 'Japonicus Bravo'

…japonicus ‘Bravo’ forms a bushy, medium-sized shrub that tolerates clipping and can be grown as a hedge or screen, used as low maintenance ground cover or as a background shrub. Tolerant of coastal winds, pollution and dry soils, it is useful for challenging locations such as dry banks…  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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Euonymus fortunei 'Blonde Beauty'

…The leathery creamy-yellow leaves with green margins form a dense compact shrub which is ideal for borders, patio containers, low hedging and ground cover. This superb Euonymus will happily grow in difficult clay soils, North-facing positions and will even tolerate drought once established.…  More Info

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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

…low-maintenance shrub! The leathery green leaves with white margins form a dense compact shrub which is ideal for borders, patio containers, low hedging and ground cover. Winner of a prestigious RHS AGM, Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' can even be trained to climb a wall or fence. Thriving in…  More Info

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Hypericum x dummeri 'Peter Dummer'

This St John's Wort plant is perfect for low maintenance ground cover. Hypericum x dummeri 'Peter Dummer' is semi-evergreen and has small yellow flowers, with orange anthers, between July and September. In autumn red-flushed conical fruits appear, and the foliage has red-hues. It is a very durable…  More Info

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Distylium 'Vintage Jade'

…and other low-maintenance shrubs. With layered branches, Distylium ‘Vintage Jade’ forms a low, spreading shrub with glossy, dark green leaves. It makes excellent ground cover or a low, informal hedge, requiring very little attention or pruning due to its lateral habit. A relative of…  More Info

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Diervilla splendens 'Diva'

…a mixed border where its chocolate foliage creates depth and provides a welcome change from the usual greens. It can also be used as a low hedge, as ground cover in massed plantings, or as a container specimen. The foliage makes an excellent filler for cut flower arrangements. Height and spread:…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady'

…fruticosa 'White Lady' is a gorgeous compact shrub, that from May to September is covered in small, pure white flowers. This Shrubby Cinquefoil, planted in groups, makes a great weed suppressing ground cover, or low hedge. It is ideal for garden borders and rockeries and blends in well in a range of…  More Info

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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

…so versatile it will grow in almost any soil or situation - even those impossible dry shaded spots! A wonderful compact plant for woodland ground cover, or low informal hedges. You can even cut a few stems for a vase indoors! Grows to 60cm (24). Supplied in 9cm pot. Useful links: How to plant trees…  More Info

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Hosta 'Frances Williams'

…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 habit. Pop in a shaded area of the garden in a bed or border and they are easy to care for. In the winter months it will become…  More Info

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Hedera helix 'Green Ripple'

…tint. This vigorous evergreen climber is self supporting, using aerial roots to cling to walls and fences without the need for further support. Hedera helix 'Green Ripple' thrives in sun or shade and also makes excellent ground cover for banks od spilling over low walls. Height and spread: 6m (19?).  More Info

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Agapanthus Trio

…The strap-like, semi evergreen foliage is resilient and drought resistant - just perfect for filling patio containers or creating low maintenance ground cover in sunny borders. Height: 76cm (30"). Spread: 50cm (20"). * Agapanthus 'Twister' - The flowers of Agapanthus…  More Info

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Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign'

…in large clusters from March to May. ?Blue Ensign? has unusually broad foliage, unspotted and more refined, creating low spreading clumps that form an attractive ground cover. Awarded an RHS AGM, this superb variety attracts pollinating insects with its nectar rich blooms, and is ideal for bringing…  More Info

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Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet'

This low growing Juniper makes excellent, weed suppressing ground cover for rockeries and borders, or grown as an individual specimen plant. The low, sweeping branches are cloaked in aromatic, evergreen foliage, extending to 1.5m (5?) with maturity. Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet' is easy to grow,…  More Info

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Nepeta racemosa

Nepeta racemosa produces a mass of violet-purple flower spikes that cover the mid-green leaves from June to September. Its low, spreading habit lends itself particularly well to making good ground cover, as well as softening the edges of borders and paths. Aptly named Catmint, this hardy perennial…  More Info

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Escallonia 'Red Dream'

…summer. Escallonia 'Red Dream' has a useful low growing habit that makes it suitable for hedging and ground cover, as well as the planting in the shrub border. The glossy foliage is salt tolerant, making it an ideal shrub for coastal plantings. Hardy and low maintenance, this easy to grow shrub also…  More Info

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Stachys lanata

This tactile plant demands to be stroked! Known as Lamb’s Ears or Bunnies Ears, the furry foliage is a clever adaptation to cope with dry environments, making Stachys lanata an extremely useful ground-covering plant in Mediterranean gardens, gravel gardens, underplanting of shrubs and running…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Mandarin Tango'

…their saucer-shaped blooms shining out amongst low mounds of tiny, mid-green foliage that provides excellent ground cover. Drought-tolerant, they are perfect for rockeries, patios and courtyard gardens where they can be grown in the open ground or in containers. The nectar-rich flowers attract…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Bella Lindsey'

…their saucer-shaped blooms shining out amongst low mounds of tiny, mid-green foliage that provides excellent ground cover. Drought-tolerant, they are perfect for rockeries, patios and courtyard gardens where they can be grown in the open ground or in containers. The nectar-rich flowers attract…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Glamour Girl'

…their saucer-shaped blooms shining out amongst low mounds of tiny, mid-green foliage that provides excellent ground cover. Drought-tolerant, they are perfect for rockeries, patios and courtyard gardens where they can be grown in the open ground or in containers. The nectar-rich flowers attract…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Red Lady'

…their saucer-shaped blooms shining out amongst low mounds of tiny, mid-green foliage that provides excellent ground cover. Drought-tolerant, they are perfect for rockeries, patios and courtyard gardens where they can be grown in the open ground or in containers. The nectar-rich flowers attract…  More Info

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Bella Apple'

…Apple’ is smothered in saucer-shaped apricot flowers from late spring to mid-autumn. Forming a low mound densely clothed in tiny, mid-green leaves it makes effective ground cover and needs little maintenance. This robust, drought-tolerant shrub makes a charming addition to a sunny,…  More Info

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Hedera algeriensis 'Gloire de Marengo'

…adding light and evergreen interest to dingy areas where little else will grow. Use it to cover an ugly fence, create privacy, colonise a dry, weedy bank or as ground cover in the rooty ground beneath trees. Low maintenance and disease-free, it requires no care other than clipping occasionally to…  More Info

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Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Star of Milano'

…Milano’ are a lovely pale pink. This versatile climber suits any garden style, covering anything from walls, fencing to trellis. It’s even suitable for containers, ground cover or growing as a low, clipped hedge. Plant it somewhere you can appreciate its heady perfume – bees will…  More Info

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Everlasting Perennial Collection

…trailing perennial which overflows with clusters of small pink blooms and is perfect for carpeting beds or low walls. * Gypsophila 'Rosea' - Low, creeping plant that makes lovely ground cover for rockeries and gravel gardens. Sprays of tiny pink flowers appear in summer, above the semi-evergreen…  More Info

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Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'

…that is ideal 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…  More Info

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

As the name suggests Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' provides a low growing 'carpet' of green foliage, about 15cm (6) high, that is perfect for the undercanopies of trees. This ground cover plant suppresses weeds and is a neat and tidy solution for shaded areas, and awkward spots in driveways…  More Info

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Potentilla megalantha 'Gold Sovereign'

…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 pollinators,…  More Info

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Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliancy'

…season and 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…  More Info

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Bergenia cordifolia 'Bressingham White'

…provides useful evergreen ground cover, spring flowers and a feast of nectar for early pollinators. This low maintenance and adaptable plant spreads by rhizomes, colonising areas in sun or shade on any soil type. Large rounded, leathery leaves form good weed-supressing cover and in spring sturdy…  More Info

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

…colour. These blooms are replaced with red, autumn berries, making the hardy shrub popular with a variety of birds. The deciduous nature of this ground cover means that the oval shaped leaves then turn from glossy green to brilliant orange and red before falling to reveal the distinctive herringbone…  More Info

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Potentilla neumanniana

Forming a low mat of fragrant divided leaves, Potentilla neumanniana adds a splash of spring colour to rockeries, gravel gardens and the edge of borders with a blanket of cheerful bright yellow five-petalled blooms in April and May. Making great ground cover for a dry and sunny spot, this adorable…  More Info

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Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

For evergreen ground cover, colourful Euonymus fortunei ?Harlequin' is an excellent choice. Its leaves start as pure white shoots, and gradually turn to variegated green and silver, taking on reddish-pink tints in winter. This dwarf Euonymus spreads vigorously, covering the ground with a splash of…  More Info

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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

…bronze tints, maturing to deep red before falling in autumn. Drought tolerant once established, it provides attractive ground cover in dry sunny spots such as cascading over a low wall or along the front of borders. RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 45cm (18in). Plant height…  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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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

…dense covering of glossy, toothed leaves. In early summer, upright spikes of small white flowers emerge above the sea of green. Tolerant of any soil and thriving in partial to full shade, Japanese Spurge is fantastic for low maintenance gardens, underplanting of trees and shrubs and for covering  More Info

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Erodium reichardii 'White'

…flowers with delicate purple veining, flowering continuously from June to September. A native of Corsica and 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…  More Info

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

…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 added bonus of golden-brown flower spikes in late spring. Height: 50cm (19); Spread: 50cm (19).  More Info

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Viola sororia 'Rubra'

…spring, which are held above a neat clump of heart-shaped 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…  More Info

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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

…semi-evergreen leaves. The silvery foliage is decorated with creamy margins and flushed with burgundy tones. Ajuga ?Burgundy Glow? makes excellent ground cover in dry, shady spots under shrubs and along border edges where its creeping rhizomes form a spreading mat without being invasive. In late…  More Info

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Viola sororia 'Albiflora'

…long period in spring, held above a neat clump of heart-shaped 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. With a beautifully natural look, the white wood violet is also perfect for…  More Info

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Helianthemum 'Bronze Carpet'

…colour to rockeries, containers and the edge of sunny borders and paths. Thriving on free-draining soils, this drought-tolerant shrub makes great ground cover for tricky dry sites. Height and spread: 30cm (12in). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined…  More Info

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Halimium 'April Sun'

…to keep its dense, bushy form. This resilient and perfectly behaved shrub is an excellent choice for patio containers and makes superb ground cover or edging in rockeries and hot, dry borders. From spring to the end of summer, it bears an abundance of saucer-shaped, five-petalled, golden-yellow…  More Info

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Dryopteris lepidopoda

…gorgeous range of sunset tones to light up shady borders. This hardy fern is semi-evergreen, so it is excellent for all-season weed-supressing ground cover, colour and interest. In spring, the young fronds emerge in shades of pink, orange and yellow, before maturing to dark, glossy green. New,…  More Info

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Vinca minor 'Illumination'

…minor 'Illumination' is a fantastic low-maintenance addition to the garden and provides all-year-round interest. Grow Lesser Periwinkle as ground cover, on sunny steep banks or beneath trees and shrubs where it tolerates even heavy shade and brightens the darkest corner. It also makes a fantastic…  More Info

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Prunella grandiflora 'White'

This low-growing, spreading perennial makes a useful addition to the front of borders where it will create superb ground cover. Prunella grandiflora 'White' boasts pure white blooms in summer which are loved by pollinating insects. The dark green foliage is semi-evergreen retaining many of its…  More Info

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Nurserymans Choice Grass Collection

…penstemons, rudbeckias and more to break up the planting scheme with a contrasting texture. Grasses are also great for easy, low-maintenance ground cover, such as underplanting trees and shrubs. Our Nurseryman's Choice Grass Collection may include Miscanthus, Pennisteum, Carex, Festuca, Acorus,…  More Info

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Vinca major

…tough variety that will flourish in almost any position in the garden, from full sun to difficult shady corners. Periwinkle is a robust, low growing shrub that produces inky blue flowers from April right through until September. Vinca bears dark green, evergreen foliage on ground-covering…  More Info

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Heucherella 'Pink Revolution'

…and wildlife areas, where its flowers will attract bees and other pollinators. When planted in large groups, it makes particularly attractive ground cover. Height: 30cm (12). Spread: 45cm (18). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The…  More Info

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Ajuga Feathered Friends 'Fancy Finch'

…mat and combines beautifully with the stout spikes of deep lavender blue flowers in late spring and summer. This handsome bugle is ideal for ground cover, underplanting trees and shrubs, woodland gardens and adding to rockeries and mixed containers. The three leaf colours are most apparent in part…  More Info

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Hydrangea anomala petiolaris 'Semiola'

…require any tying-in making it a great option for low-maintenance gardens. As well as its use as a climber, it can also be grown as spreading ground cover. Height and spread: 3m (10ft). Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and…  More Info

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Sedum takesimense 'Atlantis'

…buds in summer, attracting bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects. With a low, spreading growth habit, Sedum takesimense 'Atlantis' forms a wide cushion of foliage over time, making excellent ground cover. Plant this drought resistant perennial in a sunny spot for the best display, although…  More Info

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Prunella vulgaris

…native wildflower is perfect for introducing into wildflower lawns, wildflower patches or creeping along border edges for low-maintenance ground cover. If you would like some wildflowers in the lawn but don?t want long grass, it?s a good choice as it will survive mowing and if the flower heads…  More Info

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