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'Mat Forming Plants'

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain'

Here's a lovely shrub to plant as groundcover. Potentilla fruticosa 'Medicine Wheel Mountain' grows almost prostrate, forming a mat of small grey green leaves and being covered in a mass of bright yellow flowers for many months of the summer and…  More Info

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

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

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Waldsteinia ternata

Waldsteinia ternata is a shade loving, perennial, groundcover plant. It has a dense mat of weed suppressing purple-green foliage, that is quite similar to strawberry leaves. In early spring small, yellow buttercup type flowers emerge that last until late…  More Info

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

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Juniperus communis 'Repanda'

Fantastic for evergreen ground cover, Juniperus communis 'Repanda' is a low, spreading conifer with needle-like, deep green, aromatic leaves. In winter the leaves become bronze-tinted for added interest. Perfect for suppressing weeds, creeping over rock gardens, steep…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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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Pachysandra terminalis

Japanese Spurge is the perfect groundcover shrub, and is also ideal for growing in areas between trees and shrubs to stop the spread of weeds. This mat-forming evergreen perennial has interesting rosettes of green-toothed, glossy leaves which cluster at the tips with…  More Info

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

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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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Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

A very pretty hardy Geranium producing clusters of silky, palest pink flowers with pink stamens, throughout June and July. Geranium cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' is a vigorous, semi-evergreen perennial with a mat-forming habit, making it ideal as a groundcover plant.  More Info

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

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales' is a prostrate Creeping Juniper with a low, flat growth habit. Over time, the spreading branches will form a dense mat of blue-green foliage that makes excellent evergreen groundcover.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aubrieta 'Dr. Mules Variegata'

This eye-catching evergreen ground-cover plant forms a dense carpet of variegated leaves with striking cream edges. Masses of violet-purple flowers smother the foliage in early and mid spring. Aubrieta 'Dr. Mules Variegata' has a spreading mat-forming…  More Info

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

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Aubrieta cultorum 'Cascade Purple'

Aptly named, Aubrieta cultorum 'Cascade Purple' produces masses of bright purple flowers from early spring onwards to form a waterfall of colour. Aubretia has a spreading, mat-forming habit and is ideal for growing in rock gardens, wall crevices, patio containers…  More Info

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

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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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Anagallis tenella (Marginal Aquatic)

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Ponds
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Gypsophila repens 'Rosea'

Gypsophila repens 'Rosea' is a low, creeping plant that makes lovely ground cover for rockeries and gravel gardens. Sprays of tiny pink flowers appear in summer, above the semi-evergreen foliage.  More Info

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

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