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'Mat Forming Plants'

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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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despatch by end of january 2019

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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Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales'

  • 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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despatch by end of february 2019

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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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 march 2019

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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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 march 2019

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 march 2019

Aubrieta 'Axcent Deep Purple'

A charming evergreen ground-cover plant, which becomes carpeted in bright purple flowers in early spring. Aubrieta 'Axcent Deep Purple' has a longer flowering period than most Aubretias, flowering for up to eight weeks! With its mat-forming habit and superb…  More Info

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

Just£9.99

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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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despatch by end of january 2019

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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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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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

Just£4.99

despatch by end of january 2019