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'Ground Cover Plants'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Saponaria ocymoides

A ground cover favourite Saponaria ocymoides provides an abundance of very attractive pink flowers which bloom right through summer, and are perfect for softening the edges of borders and paved areas. Tumbling Ted has a relaxed spreading habit and can be…  More Info

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata'

Japanese Spurge is a useful ground cover plant, thriving in those difficult shaded areas on almost any soil. If the emerald green foliage of the species is too oppressive then add a splash of colour with this light reflecting variegated form.  More Info

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

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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

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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

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Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction'

For an attractive, easy to grow, hardy perennial that fills those awkward damp, shady corners of the garden the Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' is an ideal choice. Unusually named the Bastard Balm this honey-scented perennial attracts bees and butterflies to your…  More Info

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

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Lily 'Splendid Joy'

Good ground cover for areas around trees and shrubs, the colour-drenched blooms are an added bonus!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Set of Four Plastic Trays

Grow a variety of flowers, plants and vegetables is this portable greenhouse. Constructed using powder coated steel frames covered with a waterproof PE protector, this greenhouse is durable and easy to construct.  More Info




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Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight'

Be the first in the UK to grow the truly unique Button Bush. Compact and highly ornamental. Florets of white tubular flowers open to form perfect round spheres, covered in a multitude of yellow-tipped, pin-like stamens.  More Info

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

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Prunella grandiflora 'Freelander Blue'

Originating in the mountainous regions of Europe, this vigorous and hardy perennial has been very successfully bred and selected from the wild form. Its lovely flower spikes of deep violet-blue blooms make a great choice for the front of borders and will serve as…  More Info

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

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Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii'

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii' is a good ground cover shrub that has unusual waxy orange flowers in spring. Later in the summer the shrub produces aromatic golden fruits. The Japanese Dwarf Quince likes a sunny position and can be trained against walls…  More Info

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

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Geranium 'Rozanne'

Winner of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 'Plant of the Centenary'. A celebrated Cranesbill producing masses of saucer shaped, violet blue blooms with dainty white centres. Repeat flowering throughout the summer, hardy Geranium 'Rozanne' makes excellent ground  More Info

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

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Nasturtium 'Crimson Emperor'

Vibrant dark crimson blooms contrast beautifully with lush green semi-trailing foliage. A lax, spreading habit makes 'Crimson Emperor' ideal for planting as ground cover in borders or allowed to tumble over walls and fences. Equally at home in…  More Info

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

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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

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Erigeron 'Stallone'

Coastal locations and other exposed gardens can be tough on flowers but Erigeron 'Stallone' or as it's more commonly called Fleabane or Beach Aster will cope with these conditions admirably. The daisy-like blooms will look very attractive tumbling over walls or…  More Info

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

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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

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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

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Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple'

The neat mounds of stunning purple foliage make Heuchera 'Palace Purple' a very popular Coral Flower. Glossy and semi-evergreen, the leaves of this beautiful hardy perennial provide year round colour, forming drifts of ground cover and give life to winter…  More Info

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

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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

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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

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Rose 'The Fairy' (Polyantha)

Rose 'The Fairy' is a well-known and trouble-free Polyantha variety, with an RHS AGM. It bears abundant sprays of small but fully double, pale-pink, scentless blooms. Later flowering than many varieties, 'The Fairy' flowers freely from late summer right through to…  More Info

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

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Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Stunning mixture of large semi-double flowers in a spectacular array of vibrant colours. Blooms sit on succulent, dwarf plants in the sunshine. They love hot, dry conditions, making them ideal for edging, ground cover or planted to tumble…  More Info

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

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Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans

A bold Hosta with large, shimmering blue-grey leaves which form eye-catching clumps. White bell-shaped flowers with a hint of lilac emerge in mid summer on tall slender stems. The corrugated, slightly cup-shaped leaves of Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans are a wonderful…  More Info

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

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Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh'

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' produces eye-catching vivid green foliage, maturing into a compact, rounded shrub with a thick, ground covering habit. This dwarf Eastern Hemlock variety bears arching branches covered in little dark green leaves, adding…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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

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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

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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

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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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Cotula coronopifolia (Marginal Aquatic)

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

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despatch by end of july 2018