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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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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed'

Unique, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers of Delosperma 'Hardy Mixed' create a carpet of intense colour, in…  More Info

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

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Erica carnea 'Pink Spangels'

This heather variety lives up to it's 'Pink Spangels' name with dozens of pretty pale pink flowers contrasting with dark green foliage and as the flowers are a valuable source of nectar for pollinating insects you'll get a display of wildlife thrown in for good measure…  More Info

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

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' is ideal for any garden, thanks to its versatility and easy to grow nature. The fine, silvery-blue foliage has the powerful aroma common to Junipers, whilst the branch tips change to a bronze-purple shade during winter, adding…  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 conditions, but…  More Info

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

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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 attractive…  More Info

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

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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 foliage.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • 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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Heuchera 'Stormy Seas'

Heuchera 'Stormy Seas' has maroon-red foliage, with green undersides and in summer; creamy-white bell flowers on tall spikes. Heuchera are ideal perennials for garden borders, bedding schemes, or mixed summer or autumn tubs and baskets. Heuchera are a great choice for…  More Info

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

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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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Vinca minor 'Bowles's Variety'

The spreading stems of this vigorous, mat-forming perennial are covered with glossy, dark green foliage that forms dense ground cover with time.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • 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 centres.…  More Info

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

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Hedera helix 'Green Ripple'

This large-leaved Ivy is the perfect way to cover a shady north facing wall. The dark green foliage is glossy with contrasting, pale veins.  More Info

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

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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'

An evergreen shrub, Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold', is compact and low maintenance, making it perfect for small gardens, or as ground cover alongside driveways, or under tree canopies. The leaves are variegated with golden yellow centres. In cold…  More Info

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

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Pansy 'Singing the Blues'

This mixture of four enchanting colours, in shades and contrasts of blue, are not just pretty but the most sensational breakthrough in Violas for a decade. They were specifically bred for containers, baskets and ground cover, possessing a unique…  More Info

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

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Hosta Collection

Grown for their decorative foliage, Hostas make superb ground cover. These hardy perennials form dense mounds of foliage in a multitude of shapes and colours, which are complimented by upright flower spikes in summer. Perfect for lightly shaded  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Common Dogwood (Hedging)

Cornus sanguinea, also known as Common Dogwood, is an upright deciduous shrub with attractive winter stem colour. A dense covering of green foliage emerges in spring followed by clusters of tiny white flowers in May and June which are attractive to pollinating…  More Info

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

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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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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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Prunus laurocerasus 'Caucasica'

With large glossy dark green evergreen leaves, the Cherry Laurel is a useful plant which grows in sun or shade: in fact this very tolerant shrub is easy to grow in almost any situation! It is often grown as a hedge or as natural screening or to cover large…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • 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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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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Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata

Awarded an RHS AGM, Hosta fortunei var. aureomarginata produces mid-green leaves with irregular pale yellow margins. Leaves are thickly ridged, adding fantastic texture and contrast to shady borders, woodland areas and patio containers. An abundance of lovely funnel…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • 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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Pulmonaria 'Trevi Fountain'

This Pulmonaria variety, 'Trevi Fountain' is considered to be one of the longest flowering blue cultivars as it's flowering periods stretches from March to May, During this time you can expect cobalt-blue flowers perched daintily in clusters on tall stems rising from…  More Info

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

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Zinnia x hybrida 'Profusion Orange' (Garden Ready)

The very first flower variety to bloom aboard the International Space Station! Not only is this an award winner, it's also a unique landscaping zinnia, with a groundhugging habit, covered with orange blooms all summer.  More Info

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

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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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Onoclea sensibilis

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Starry Eyes'

Shady areas in your garden needn't be dull and difficult! Try this fabulous perennial which is as tough as old boots and just loves the shade. It's very quick and easy to establish and you'll be thrilled with the results - showers of truly beautiful two-tone…  More Info

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

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Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter'

Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter' is a vigorous dead nettle, forming a carpet of sparkling silver foliage with deep green margins. A tough and resilient hardy perennial, it thrives on almost any soil, in the shade. From April through to midsummer, pollinating…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • 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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Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart' produces particularly thick leaves, reducing the risk of scorch. Elegant bright blue flowers are produced during spring, forming a stunning garden display. The silver heart-shaped leaves form thick clumps of foliage with a radiating…  More Info

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

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Bergenia 'Dragonfly Angel Kiss'

Bergenia 'Dragonfly Angel Kiss' produces stunning white flowers in spring that age to the palest pink. The shining evergreen foliage changes to a rich shade of claret over the winter, making it brilliant for providing striking ground cover. Commonly…  More Info

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

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Hosta fortunei 'Albomarginata'

Eye-catching, heart-shaped leaves with thin white edges form tidy clumps. Hosta fortunei 'Albomarginata' is a fantastic hardy perennial for ground cover in woodland gardens, shady borders and patio containers, where the variegated leaves brighten up even…  More Info

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

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