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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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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. Height: 15cm (6'). …  More Info

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

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Microbiota decussata

For excellent ground cover the Microbiota decussata is quick and easy, and its prostrate habit of low growing means it will cover difficult areas fast. It can cover sloping ground, banks and borders, and needs zero maintenance making…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • 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…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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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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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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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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Tulip 'Ground Cover' Mix

Make gardening easy with this versatile mix of groundcovering tulips. Halting spring weeds in their tracks, they'll form a carpet of colour. Unique mix of some very choice forms, including the ever-popular butter-yellow tulip tarda  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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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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Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. niphophila

This low, spreading hardy perennial is perfect for alpine troughs, creeping through rockeries, and dangling over low walls. Small, fleshy, green-blue foliage forms a dense mat of ground cover that is topped by panicles of rosy pink, starry flowers…  More Info

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

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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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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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Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll'

Vinca minor 'Gertrude Jekyll' has spreading stems of glossy, evergreen foliage that make a useful, weed-beating ground cover. Flowering relentlessly from spring to autumn, the pure white blooms of this lovely Lesser Periwinkle will brighten even the…  More Info

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

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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…  More Info

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'

One of the best evergreen ground cover plants, Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' produces slender trailing stems with a dense covering of glossy dark green leaves. From mid-spring through to autumn this delightful hardy perennial becomes smothered…  More Info

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

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Pancake'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Pancake' certainly lives up to its name, reaching just 15cm (6) tall. Thanks to its dwarf, ground hugging habit, this tidy Creeping Juniper makes ideal evergreen ground cover in rockeries. The scale-like, grey-green foliage…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

Creeping Juniper is often the 'go-to' conifer for municipal planting as it can be relied upon to cover large areas with soft undulations of greenery without imposing any height. These features can be brought to the domestic garden with Juniperus…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Shrub

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Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

A versatile shrub that will be at home in sunny borders, rockeries, wildlife gardens or as a compact low hedge, 'Pink Beauty' Shrubby Cinquefoil earns it's keep admirably. If you plant a group of them together they will form tough, resilient ground   More Info

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

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Berberis darwinii 'Nana'

Banish all thoughts of greying perms and lacklustre knitting patterns, because this 'Nana' is far from drab. The evergreen Barberry plant is fast-growing and low-maintenance, providing excellent ground cover or making a durable, low hedge. However,…  More Info

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

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

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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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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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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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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold' (Standard)

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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