Call us today: 0844 573 1818 Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Track Your Order

Award Winning Varieties

Voted Best Online Retailer

Our Customers Rate Our Excellent Service

Home > 'Ground Cover Plants'

'Ground Cover Plants'

233 products, 1 articles, 57 blogs

Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover. Height: 15cm (6'). Spread:…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

4 Options From£9.99

despatch by end of september 2018

Osteospermum Collection (Hardy)

Versatile and resilient, hardy Osteospermums will thrive in hot, dry, neglected conditions, yet remain some of longest-flowering plants in the garden! Expect vibrant summer colour and weed suppressing ground cover from these easy to grow, sun loving…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£6.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Geranium bohemicum 'Orchid Blue'

Geranium 'Orchid Blue' is a selection by Thompson & Morgan from the species Geranium bohemicum. A short-lived border and ground cover plant which self-seeds to keep continuity. Masses of 2cm (0.75in) flowers of orchid-blue, veined in purple-violet,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£0.99

despatch within 24 hours

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

A real winner for shady corners of the garden, Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is a robust, evergreen ground-cover plant producing a dense covering of glossy, toothed leaves. In early summer, upright spikes of small white flowers emerge above the sea…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

3 Options From£9.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

Creeping Juniper is often the 'go-to' conifer for municipal planting as it can be relied upon to cover large areas with soft undulations of greenery without imposing any height. These features can be brought to the domestic garden with Juniperus…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

6 Options From£12.99

despatch within 3 working days

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'

Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' is a particularly low-growing variety of St. John's Wort, making for excellent, colourful ground cover. The hardy shrub's semi-evergreen foliage is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, even in poor conditions, but…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

3 Options From£14.99

despatch within 3 working days

Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'King of Spring'

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

4 Options From£12.99

despatch within 3 working days

Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

2 Options From£14.99

despatch by monday

Heucherella 'Solar Power'

Heucherella 'Solar Power' is a hybrid between Heuchera and Tiarella. A perennial evergreen forming a neat mound of yellowish, lime green leaves mottled with dark red markings which deepen in colour during winter.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£19.99

despatch within 3 working days

Vinca major

A fantastic evergreen ground cover plant, Vinca major produces trailing stems clothed in glossy green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn, pretty star-shaped, blue-lilac flowers decorate the plant on upright stems. Tolerating even heavy…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

2 Options From£9.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Osteospermum 'Snow Pixie' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£7.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Escallonia 'Red Dream'

This mix of daffodil bulbs will include everything from big, carnation-flowered doubles to pretty pink-petalled varieties. You won't be short of fragrance OR colour, that's for sure! Height and spread varies. Bulb size: 12/14.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

5 Options From£14.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Cotula coronopifolia (Marginal Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Ponds
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

4 Options From£14.99

Osteospermum 'Tresco Purple' (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£7.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Repens (Californian Lilac) is perfect for the front of a border as it naturally forms a small mound that is evergreen and frost hardy. It is perfect for adding some structure and ground cover to cottage gardens and prefers a position…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

7 Options From£5.99

despatch by monday

Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues'

Compact, bushy mounds of bluish evergreen foliage erupt into a sea of mauve-blue flowers in late spring and are the closest yet to a true blue Dianthus. Ideal planted in borders, rockeries and containers, flowering over a long period each summer for many, many…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£2.49

despatch within 24 hours

Tulip 'Ground Cover' Mix

Make gardening easy with this versatile mix of groundcovering tulips. Halting spring weeds in their tracks, they'll form a carpet of colour. Unique mix of some very choice forms, including the ever-popular butter-yellow tulip tarda  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

2 Options From£6.99

despatch by monday

Hardy Geranium Collection

Collection comprises of 1 bare root plant each of Sanguineum, Sanguineum Album, Sanguineum Canon Miles, Sanguineum Max Frei, Sanguineum New Hampshire & himalayense. Plus, 100g of geranium fertiliser.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£14.99

despatch by end of november 2018

Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

One of the best evergreen ground cover plants, Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' produces slender trailing stems with a dense covering of glossy dark green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn this delightful hardy perennial becomes smothered…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

5 Options From£9.99

Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis creates a weed-beating blanket, an ideal ground cover plant for problem areas, such as beneath trees and shrubs. It bears eye-catching white flowers from late spring, followed by colourful, bright red berries. These herbaceous   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

6 Options From£7.99

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

You'll enjoy an explosion of colour from the very moment you plant up these pretty shrubs! Low-growing, they'll quickly knit together to cover the ground and stop weeds in their tracks! Fragrant blooms add to the charm of the attractive 3-colour…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

4 Options From£7.99

despatch by monday

Osteospermum jucundum var. compactum (Hardy)

Hardy cape daisies are plants with attitude; they survive drought and neglect and soldier on to form a pretty mat of impenetrable ground cover, which easily suppresses weeds. And after all this there's still enough energy to flower heavily from June…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

Just£7.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Agapanthus 'Bluestorm'

The flamboyant Agapanthus 'Bluestorm' is a neat and compact African Lily cultivar which reaches just 76cm (30), boasting more stems than traditional varieties and blooming through the summer for up to 3 weeks longer. The mass of soft violet flowers atop upright stems…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

8 Options From£19.99

despatch within 3 working days

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' plants are dense and ground covering, and their ferny foliage is topped by hundreds of lemony flowers all summer. Loved by butterflies, Coreopsis can be planted into a wildlife garden, but is an excellent,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£14.99

despatch within 3 working days

Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum)…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

Just£2.99

despatch within 24 hours

Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Loved by gardeners across the UK for its striking foliage, Spiraea 'Magic Carpet' is the deserved holder of a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. From early summer onwards, the brilliant foliage adds a striking background for the bright pink blooms. Spiraea 'Magic…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

6 Options From£9.99

despatch within 3 working days

Mazus reptans

Fill gaps in borders with this outstanding creeping ground cover plant. Only 5cm (2in) tall, but quickly spreading - each plant will spread to cover 30cm (1ft) square - mazus reptans is hardy and hardwearing. Plant it between…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£9.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Petunia x hybrida 'Purple Velvet' F1 Hybrid

The best ever basket petunia from seed! 'Purple Velvetout-performs expensive cutting raised Surfinia petunias. Trailing stems, up to 1m (3ft) in length, are continuously smothered in velvety, purple blooms until the first frostsExcellent for baskets and containers. Can…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

Just£3.99

despatch within 24 hours

Microbiota decussata

For excellent ground cover the Microbiota decussata is quick and easy, and its prostrate habit of low growing means it will cover difficult areas fast. It can cover sloping ground, banks and borders, and needs zero maintenance making…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

4 Options From£12.99

despatch within 3 working days

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' is planted for its visually appealing foliage, which is variegated and silvery-yellow. It is very low maintenance and is suitable for city gardens, courtyards, and rooftop gardens, and will add texture and colour. It is robust…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Shrub

2 Options From£12.99

despatch within 3 working days

Geranium 'Brookside'

With its intensely violet-blue flowers veined with a hint of dark red, and finely cut leaves, Geranium 'Brookside' is one of the favourites of all the hardy Geraniums. It certainly makes an impact with its bold colour: it is stunning as a single plant in a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

3 Options From£7.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Bergenia cordifolia

Bergenia cordifolia bears beautiful bell shaped flowers from early spring in colours that range from soft pink to dark rose. The sizeable leaves are glossy and feature wavy edges, commonly with a purple tinge during winter. Often known as Elephant Ears, this robust…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£11.99

despatch within 3 working days

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pretty Polly'




3 Options From£13.99

despatch by end of october 2018

Mesembryanthemum 'Sparkles Mixed'

At last! A plant that not only tolerates, but positively thrives in dry, hot, sunny borders and rockeries! The succulent, fleshy-leaved plants cover the ground quickly, and become clothed in a rich carnival of colour all summer long  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Annual

Just£0.99

despatch within 24 hours

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Marginal Aquatic)

An attractive ground cover plant, Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' is a spreading herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped, variegated leaves in green, cream and bright pink. In late spring, Houttuynia produces simple white flowers with prominent…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

7 Options From£7.99

despatch within 3 working days

Onoclea sensibilis

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

2 Options From£14.99

despatch by end of september 2018