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'Spreading Ground Cover Plants'

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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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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 position, from full sun to…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Dianthus amurensis 'Siberian Blues'

Compact, bushy mounds of bluish evergreen foliage erupt into a sea of mauve-blue flowers in late spring and are the closest yet to a true blue Dianthus. Ideal planted in borders, rockeries and containers, flowering over a long period each summer for many, many…  More Info

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

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Phlox Collection (Creeping)

Delicate in appearance but tough in character, these spreading evergreen perennials soften the edges of paths and grow in dry rockeries or on sunny banks and slopes. Perfect for creating colourful, weed smothering, ground cover.  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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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despatch by end of august 2019

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…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of march 2019

Erigeron 'Stallone'

Coastal locations and other exposed gardens can be tough on flowers but Erigeron 'Stallone' or as it's more commonly called Fleabane or Beach Aster will cope with these conditions admirably. The daisy-like blooms will look very attractive tumbling over walls or…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of may 2019

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Winner of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 'Plant of the Centenary'. A celebrated Cranesbill producing masses of saucer shaped, violet blue blooms with dainty white centres. Repeat flowering throughout the summer, hardy Geranium 'Rozanne' makes excellent ground  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 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   More Info

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

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

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Nasturtium 'Crimson Emperor'

Vibrant dark crimson blooms contrast beautifully with lush green semi-trailing foliage. A lax, spreading habit makes 'Crimson Emperor' ideal for planting as ground cover in borders or allowed to tumble over walls and fences. Equally at home…  More Info

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

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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 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   More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of july 2019

Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' (Marginal Aquatic)

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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despatch by end of july 2019

Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet' lives up its name, producing a prostrate framework of low spreading branches. The dense, needle-like foliage is silvery-blue, becoming bluer throughout the coldest months.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2019

Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia'

Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia' is a low, spreading conifer that forms a carpet of sharp, blue-green, scale like foliage. With maturity, it gains a little height, eventually becoming more mound shaped.  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Nepeta racemosa

A classic cottage garden perennial, Nepeta racemosa is a low, spreading herbaceous plant with aromatic grey-green leaves and lax spires of lilac-blue flowers throughout summer. The profusion of nectar-rich flowers are highly attractive to bees and…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller'

Lady's Mantle is a low growing, hardy perennial best suited to the edges of borders. It grows in clumps, spreading quickly to provide good ground cover. Furthermore, during the summer season it produces unusual, lime-green flowers. The sweet nectar…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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…  More Info

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

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachmann's Gigant'

Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachmann's Gigant' is a deciduous, woody shrub, with a rounded, spreading habit. Like all Shrubby Cinquefoil it is free flowering if grown in a sunny spot, producing large, bright yellow, single flowers about 4cm (1) in diameter. Huge…  More Info

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

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Catharanthus roseus 'Tattoo Series'

Try something a little different in your patio pots! American bred, Catharanthus roseus ?Tattoo Series? are commonly known as Vinca, but don?t mistake them for the rampant ground cover plant by the same name ? these neat, bushy plants are…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

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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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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Hellebore 'Single Burgundy'

Hellebores are one of the first flowers to welcome a New Year in the garden. The Christmas Rose is perfect for shady borders, and can provide easy-maintenance ground cover beneath trees and shrubs.  More Info

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

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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 spreading branches…  More Info

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

  • 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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despatch by end of march 2019

Delosperma 'Sundella' Collection

A cheery collection of robust little ground cover plants that will thrive in the toughest conditions. Hot sun and poor soils present no problem at all to Delosperma 'Sundella' ? their fleshy foliage is perfectly adapted to store precious water…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of june 2019

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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despatch by end of august 2019

Portulaca grandiflora 'Happy Hour Mixture'

Stunning mixture of large semi-double flowers in a spectacular array of vibrant colours. Blooms sit on succulent, dwarf plants in the sunshine. They love hot, dry conditions, making them ideal for edging, ground cover or planted to tumble…  More Info

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

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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 loving…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pretty Polly'

The woody stems of this Shrubby Cinquefoil are clothed in tiny green foliage. From midsummer, cup shaped, clear pink flowers cover the plant and continue right through to early autumn.  More Info




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Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens

Ceanothus Thyrsiflorus Repens (Californian Lilac) is perfect for the front of a border as it naturally forms a small mound that is evergreen and frost hardy. It is perfect for adding some structure and ground cover to cottage gardens and prefers a position…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum 'Pewter Lace'

This deciduous fern produces dramatic fronds of silvery green foliage with beet-red midribs. The arching fronds form an elegant clump of foliage that makes superb ground cover for a damp, shaded spot.  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of april 2019

Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign'

An RHS AGM winner, Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' has clear blue flowers formed in clusters from March to May. Unlike many Lungwort cultivars, the green leaves of Pulmonaria 'Blue Ensign' don't have the typical pale spots and are broader and more refined, creating low   More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019

Begonia 'Whopper Mixed'

Why not go large this summer and plant this new 'Whopper' of a begonia? Everything about this new variety is big; the leaves, the flowers, the height; not to mention its HUGE impact and character! Think about planting it where it'll provide you with…  More Info

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

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despatch by end of march 2019