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Groundcovers

Groundcovers are low-lying plants with a creeping, spreading habit that are used to cover sections of ground while requiring minimal maintenance. They can help to prevent soil erosion, as well as reduce the amount of weeding and mowing required.

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Bellflower - White Clips

Bellflower - White Clips

Forms a low, cushion-shaped mound of small green leaves, with

loads of upfacing, pure white blossoms appearing in early summer.

Bloodroot

Bloodroot

Stunning white blossoms appear for a very short time early spring, emitting a wonderful fragrance that attracts many kinds of early-flying pollinators such as Mason bees and Carpenter bees

Brass Buttons - Platts Black

Brass Buttons - Platts Black

Feathery fern-like foliage is green with gray, purple, and black tints. Yellow button-like flowers appear a few inches above the foliage in summer.

Brunnera - Queen of Hearts

Brunnera - Queen of Hearts

Huge heart shaped leaves with a silver overlay and thin dark green veining. Airy sprays of baby blue blooms in mid to late spring.

Bugleweed - Black Scallop

Bugleweed - Black Scallop

Forms a dense, weed suppressing mat with fantastic glossy, near-black, scalloped leaves and a dense habit. The deepest foliage color is achieved when plants are sited in full sun. Short spikes of blue flowers stand above the low spreading foliage.

Candytuft - Snow Cushion

Candytuft - Snow Cushion

White flowers spring to early summer are a stark contrast against its dark foliage.

Creeping Jenny - Golden (Lysimachia Nummularia ‘Aurea’)

Creeping Jenny - Golden (Lysimachia Nummularia ‘Aurea’)

Vigorous, spreading groundcover that can be very useful in moist, shady situations. Plants form a low mat of golden rounded leaves, bearing bright yellow flowers from late spring into the summer.

Emera

Emera

Pavement Rose. Semi double carmine pink flowers in large sprays of cupped flowers bloom continuously.

Foamy Bells - Solar Power

Foamy Bells - Solar Power

Lobed, yellow-gold to lime green leaves that are splashed with deep red. Sprays of small white bell flowers appear in late spring

Geranium, Perennial - Orion

Geranium, Perennial - Orion

Cup shaped blue flowers with white centers are held above a dense mound of lacey foliage

Bellflower, Serbian (Campanula poscharskyana)

Bellflower, Serbian (Campanula poscharskyana)

Lilac-blue flowers with flaring, star -shaped lobes appear in loose panicles along the stems in late spring.

Bog Rosemary - Bergy Bit

Bog Rosemary - Bergy Bit

Icy-blue green leaves combine with masses of small white bell-shaped flowers for dramatic effect. Mounding groundcover that is perfect plant for rock garden.

Brunnera - Alexander's Great

Brunnera - Alexander's Great

Gigantic mound of very large, heart -shaped, heavily silvered leaves. Sprays of deep blue Forget-me-not flowers in spring. Clumps can reach 27 inches across

Brunnera - Sea Heart

Brunnera - Sea Heart

Superb introduction, forming a clump of thick, heart-shaped medium-green leaves, marbled and frosted with an intricate pattern of silver with green edging and veining.

Bugleweed - Burgundy Glow

Bugleweed - Burgundy Glow

Forms a dense, weed suppressing mat with fantastic tricoloured foliage in shades dark green, creamy white, and rose purple . Short spikes of blue flowers stand above the low spreading foliage.

Carpet Daisy - Silver Kisses

Carpet Daisy - Silver Kisses

Gray lacy foliage gives way to white daisy flowers which completely cover the plant. 

Dead Nettle - Red Nancy

Dead Nettle - Red Nancy

 Forms a lovely mat of silvery foliage edged in green. Spikes of charming rose-red to red-purple flowers rise above the foliage from spring until early fall.

Evening Primrose - Ozark Sundrops

Evening Primrose - Ozark Sundrops

Large, bell shaped, canary yellow blossoms with a crepe like texture appear above the rich green foliage.

Geranium, Perennial - Cloud Nine

Geranium, Perennial - Cloud Nine

Stunning fully-double duck egg blue flowers sit above a mounding clump of handsome deeply divided green dark leaves


Geranium, Perennial - Rozanne

Geranium, Perennial - Rozanne

Continuous summer bloom, Huge 2.5 inch saucer shaped violet blue flowers with white centres. Attractive deep green foliage with lighter chartreuse marbling.

Bergenia - Winter Glow

Bergenia - Winter Glow

Shiny evergreen cabbage like leaves with bright pinkish red flowers in spring and again in the fall. Leaves take on a remarkable reddish bronze hue during the winter on this semi evergreen perennial

Bog Rosemary - Blue Ice

Bog Rosemary - Blue Ice

Icy-blue leaves combine with masses of small pink bell-shaped flowers for dramatic effect. Mounding groundcover that is perfect plant for rock garden.

Brunnera - Dawson's White

Brunnera - Dawson's White

Heart shaped leaves boldly variegated, deep-green and white, some almost entirely white.

Brunnera - Sterling Silver

Brunnera - Sterling Silver

Thick, heartshaped leaves that are a stunning silver colour with rich green veining. Leaves can reach up to 8 inches across. Sprays of deep blue Forgetme-not flowers in spring.

Candytuft - Snow Cone

Candytuft - Snow Cone

Features cone shaped white flowers and a longer bloom time.

Cotoneaster - Bearberry

Cotoneaster - Bearberry

Wonderful prostate evergreen ground cover with trailing branches , white flowers in May and striking red berries in the fall and winter.

Deutzia - Nikko

Deutzia - Nikko

Low growing charming shrub with masses of snowy white, fragrant flowers on slender arching branches in late spring.

Foam Flower - Heart Leaf

Foam Flower - Heart Leaf

Tiny white to pinkish-white flower spikes in May & June. One of the best native plants for the shade garden.

Geranium, Perennial - New Dimension

Geranium, Perennial - New Dimension

Masses of periwinkle-blue flowers from early to late summer on this compact grower. Attractive deeply lobed foliage is bronze-purple in spring and early summer, turning deep green by mid-summer & finally dark red in the fall.

Heather - Kramer's Red

Heather - Kramer's Red

Low growing, compact evergreen shrub with bright green needle like leaves. Magenta red bell shaped flowers in late winter to early spring.

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