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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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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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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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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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Heucherella 'Solar Power'

Heucherella 'Solar Power' is a hybrid between Heuchera and Tiarella. A perennial evergreen forming a neat mound of yellowish, lime green leaves mottled with dark red markings which deepen in colour during winter.  More Info

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

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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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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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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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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

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

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Hardy Geranium Collection

Hardy Geraniums are a versatile, easy to grow and perfect for beginner gardeners. This superb collection contains something for every part of the garden - shade lovers, spreading ground cover, sun worshippers and cottage garden classics. Flowering…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • 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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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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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…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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Onoclea sensibilis

  • Sun shade: Dappled 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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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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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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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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Pulmonaria 'Moonshine'

When this showy Lungwort starts to flower, its a welcome sign that spring is on the way! Pulmonaria 'Moonshine' is a stunning, herbaceous perennial grown for its mound of sparkling, silvery-grey, rounded leaves that are edged with dark green.  More Info

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

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Hexagonal Party Tent White

Never worry again about the weather causing problems at parties or outdoor events with the Hexagonal party tent from Garden Life.  More Info




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Hexagonal Party Tent Green

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Hexagonal Party Tent Blue

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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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Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Bugle plants are well known for their performance in the shade, but Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' combines their traditional low maintenance and exceptional ground cover with a surprising tolerance of sunlight. Indeed, its green foliage develops an…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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Lily 'Colour Carpet™ Glimmer'

Pastel pink shades with a delicious perfume! The short stems of Lily 'Glimmer' make this dwarf variety a 'must have' for creating vibrant ground cover in exotic gardens, or edging paths and borders. Each bulb produces up to 10 exquisite blooms set…  More Info

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

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Lily 'Colour Carpet™ Sparkler'

Sophisticated satin blooms with a delicious perfume! The short stems of Lily 'Sparkler' make this dwarf variety a 'must have' for creating elegant ground cover in exotic gardens, or edging paths and borders. Each bulb produces up to 10 exquisite blooms set…  More Info

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

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