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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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Bearberry

Bearberry

Dainty nodding shell pink, bell shaped flowers adorn the ends of the branches in mid spring. Abundance of magnificent red berries from late summer to late fall. Evergreen. Also known as Kinninnick. Native to Ontario and most of Canada.

Blue Eyed Grass

Blue Eyed Grass

Clump forming grass with fans of narrow sword-shaped green leaves. Violet blue flowers with a yellow throat close up at night

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 - Silver Heart

Brunnera - Silver Heart

Forms a thick clump of  heart-shaped leaves that are silver with green edging and veining. Sprays of deep blue Forget-me-not flowers in spring. 

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.

Candytuft - Snow Cushion

Candytuft - Snow Cushion

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

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.

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 - Orion

Geranium, Perennial - Orion

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

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.

Blueberry, Wild

Blueberry, Wild

Short in stature, and spreads by underground stems. A mature planting can form a dense ground cover. Leaves are glossy blue-green in summer, turning purple in the fall. The sweet, small dark blue berries are used in preserves and pies and are high in antioxidants.

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 - Silver Spear

Brunnera - Silver Spear

They have attractive, coarse, heart-shaped leaves in spring with sprays of small blue or white flowers carried on wiry stems.

Candytuft - Chill Lavender

Candytuft - Chill Lavender

Masses of lavender flower clusters in early Spring that last for weeks. Flowers up a storm!

Candytuft - Snowsation

Candytuft - Snowsation

Flowers up a storm! This compact growing candytuft  features masses of large white flower clusters in early Spring that last for weeks.

Daphne, Dwarf - Lawrence Crocker

Daphne, Dwarf - Lawrence Crocker

A low mounding evergreen shrub. It bears large clusters of soft lavender pink flowers with the most intoxicatingly sweet and pleasant fragrance during late spring and early summer. Dark green glossy leaves.

Emera

Emera

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

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.

Bellflower, Serbian

Bellflower, Serbian

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

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 Cone

Candytuft - Snow Cone

Features cone shaped white flowers and a longer bloom time.

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.

Euonymus - White Album

Euonymus - White Album

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.

Hardy Ice Plant - Granita Orange

Hardy Ice Plant - Granita Orange

Extra large, daisy shaped, stunning bright orange blooms. Everblooming.

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