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'Low Growing Ground Cover Plants'

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Iberis gibraltarica

For gardens with poor soil or in exposed coastal locations, Iberis gibraltarica, also known as 'Candytuft' is a nice option. It is native to North Africa and the only place in Europe where it grows wild is the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in Gibraltar, which…  More Info

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

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Cotoneaster adpressus 'Little Gem'

Cotoneaster 'Little Gem' is a low growing, deciduous shrub with a charming spreading habit, forming a neat mound of green foliage. With small, dense leaves turning to shades of red and purple come autumn. Tiny white flowers in summer are followed by an…  More Info

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

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Ground Cover Collection

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

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Lonicera pileata

Avoid fatal box blight with our Box-Leaved Honeysuckle. These delightful evergreen plants are resistant to drought. They are fast-growing, hardy perennials. The leaves of the Box-leaved Honeysuckle are glossy and low-spreading, making them perfect for ground<…  More Info

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

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Vinca 'Collection'

Problem solving periwinkle has it all! Thriving in dim corners where even grass won't grow periwinkle will grow vigorously and flower relentlessly with rich and vibrant blooms. What's more, it will beat the weeds too!  More Info

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

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Creeping Thyme

Aromatic Thyme is one of the most useful kitchen herbs and this evergreen creeping variety will grow almost anywhere whether containers, rock gardens or cracks between paving. Ideal for creating a low carpet of ground cover, it also attracts…  More Info

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

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Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'® is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja '® Ivory' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of december 2018

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…  More Info

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

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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 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…  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.…  More Info

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

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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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Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia'

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Chaenomeles x superba 'Crimson and Gold'

The glorious flowers of this Japonica are a joy to behold, as they create an eye-catching display of colour early in the spring, when much of the garden is still in its winter dormancy. Chaenomeles x superba 'Crimson and Gold' is a mass of bright red blooms, each with…  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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

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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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Hosta 'Fragrant Blue'

Hosta 'Fragrant Blue' lives up to its name. This Plantain Lily's leaves have an unusual blue tint, providing a colourful backdrop to the mauve flowers that appear in midsummer. These blooms smell as good as they look, delivering on the promise of a pleasant fragrance.…  More Info

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

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Hypericum calycinum

Hypericum calycinum is a low-growing, ground-covering shrub needing virtually no maintenance. Also known as the Rose of Sharon, and popular throughout the UK, it grows almost anywhere - from fertile, moist soil to poor, dry conditions and even deep shade! Its…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • 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…  More Info

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

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Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap'

Hundreds of pure white, sweetly scented flowers smother this dainty alpine perennial in spring. Arabis caucasica 'Snowcap' forms tidy cushions of evergreen, grey-green foliage and its spreading habit makes it perfect for rock gardens, wall crevices, patio containers or…  More Info

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

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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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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

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Mazus reptans

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

Just£14.99

despatch by end of april 2019

Vinca minor

If you are looking for a plant that will bloom all summer long, then look no further than Lesser Periwinkle. One of the most resilient plants that you can buy, this vigorous, low grow shrub will grow happily in nearly any garden…  More Info

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

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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 january 2019

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

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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Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

A dwarf evergreen Spindle bush, Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin', produces young white shoots that turn to variegated silver and green leaves. In the winter the foliage turns to shades of reddish pink. This plant has a vigourous spreading habit, ideal for…  More Info

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

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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

Just£14.99

despatch by end of january 2019

Spiraea thunbergii

Spiraea thunbergii produces sweeping branches bedecked with pretty white flowers. This semi-evergreen shrub produces cup-shaped flowers which attract pollinating insects ? perfect for the wildflower garden. With its low-spreading habit, Spiraea Thunbergii makes a great …  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 ground  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Picea pungens 'Waldbrunn'

Picea pungens 'Waldbrunn'is a very slow growing, blue-grey needled Colorado Spruce showing a lovely silver tinge as new spring growth emerges. It's low growing, horizontal habit is ideal for creating ground cover in a sunny rockery or…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Tree

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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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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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Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow'

When you take one look at the foliage of this Bugle, it's easy to see why it's been christened Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow' or 'Multicolour'. Its bronze, cream, pink and yellow leaves provide interesting, dense, fast-spreading and low-growing ground cover. Blue…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of february 2019