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'Ground Cover Shrubs'

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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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despatch by end of august 2019

Microbiota decussata

The Siberian Carpet Cypress or Russian Arbor-Vitae is the perfect conifer for ground cover in borders or on sloping ground and banks. Plants are zero maintenance, super hardy and carry decorative ferny foliage.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Pancake'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Pancake' certainly lives up to its name, reaching just 15cm (6) tall. Thanks to its dwarf, ground hugging habit, this tidy Creeping Juniper makes ideal evergreen ground cover in rockeries. The scale-like, grey-green foliage…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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

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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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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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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 shade,…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground   More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pretty Polly'




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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 of…  More Info

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

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Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

The spreading stems of Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' provide glossy, evergreen foliage that makes useful, weed-beating ground cover.  More Info

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

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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.  More Info

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

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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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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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady'

This Shrubby Cinquefoil, 'White Lady' is tough and simple to grow. This Potentilla fruticosa has pretty white blooms with a flowering period that stretches from May right through to September. Potentilla fruticosa 'White Lady' is a tough shrub that can tolerate…  More Info

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

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Juniperus rigida subsp. conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Juniperus rigida subsp. conferta 'Blue Pacific' is the perfect choice for busy gardeners as it requires minimal maintenance once established and accepts a broad range of growing conditions. This low growing conifer has a prostrate habit and spreading branches which…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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…  More Info

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

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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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Weigela 'Candida'

Weigela 'Candida' has real presence, with tall arching stems and a spreading habit. A particularly large cultivar, it is at its best when grown as a specimen shrub ? give it plenty of space to mature, and allow branches to arch to the ground. Stems are   More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White'

Pulmonaria 'Sissinghurst White' is a hardy perennial that will form ground cover in the hard-to-plant areas such as shady corners or under trees and shrubs. As is typical with Lungwort the attractive foliage is felted and spotty and forms a backdrop…  More Info

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

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Goji Berry 'Synthia'

Easy to grow, this new strain tastes better than previous introductions and remains packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. This hardy shrub-like plant is tolerant of harsh conditions making it a perfect option for coastal gardens and wind swept sites. For best yields…  More Info

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

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Spiraea japonica 'Albiflora'

From the middle of summer, the light green leaves of Spiraea Japonica Albiflora are edged with clusters of white flowers. This Japanese Spiraea grows beautiful curved branches which look wonderful as ground cover. As autumn sets in, the leaves of this…  More Info

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

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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,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Golden Carpet'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Golden Carpet' certainly lives up to its name by filling your conifer beds and borders with stunning colour; particularly impressive when your garden looks otherwise dull during winter! Recognised by the RHS with an Award of Garden Merit, this…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

Perfect for a rockery or the front of a sunny border, Lithodora 'Heavenly Blue' is a mass of pretty star-shaped royal blue flowers throughout late spring and summer. It is low growing with evergreen foliage and soon spreads to cover a wide area. It is easy to…  More Info

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

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Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby'

A worthy winner of an RHS AGM award, 'Myretoun Ruby' will bring a welcome pink and crimson display to a wintery garden. The urn shaped flowers contrast beautifully with the dark green spiky foliage. The spreading habit of Erica carnea 'Myretoun Ruby' means that you'll…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Perennial Ground Cover Collection

Our ground cover collection brings so many benefits, which all lead to one thing: low maintenance gardening. Front of border plants or set them in dappled shade as underplanting to trees and shrubs. This collection includes the following varieties -…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • 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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Hellebore 'Single Burgundy'

Hellebores are one of the first flowers to welcome a New Year in the garden. The Christmas Rose is perfect for shady borders, and can provide easy-maintenance ground cover beneath trees and shrubs.  More Info

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

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Symphoricarpos 'Arvid'

Symphoricarpos 'Arvid' is a good, dense plant that spreads by suckers, making it an excellent choice for ground cover. This low-growing, deciduous shrub has blue-green foliage and pinky-white autumn flowers that are followed by small, white fruits.…  More Info

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

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Rose 'Sea Foam' (Shrub Rose)

Rose 'Sea Foam' is a vigorous, cascading-style rose suitable for use as a fragrant ground cover or flowering hedge, or for training against a wall. This robust, border-filling variety is sweetly fragrant, with double blooms covering the mounds of…  More Info

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

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Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet'

An impressive spreading conifer which has earnt itself a prestigious RHS AGM. Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet' is a slow-growing evergreen shrub with aromatic needle-like leaves which give it a lovely feathery appearance. A brilliant shrub for evergreen …  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus chinensis 'Expansa Variegata'

Much like the ocean, this Chinese Juniper is a vast and constant expanse: its needle-like foliage is evergreen and its dense, low-growing habit allows extensive ground cover in borders and rockeries. The shrub's needles resemble a wave, for their…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Berberis darwinii 'Nana'

Banish all thoughts of greying perms and lacklustre knitting patterns, because this 'Nana' is far from drab. The evergreen Barberry plant is fast-growing and low-maintenance, providing excellent ground cover or making a durable, low hedge. However, the…  More Info

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

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Hypericum calycinum 'Carnival'

An attractive low growing, evergreen shrub with a spreading habit that makes ideal ground cover in a shaded or semi shaded area. The stems and young emerging leaves are tinted pink, before the foliage colours to dark green with a butter yellow…  More Info

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

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