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Ground Covers

Anthemis tinctora

A reliable small ground covering plant with dark green, fern-like foliage to only 10cm. Flowering for months throughout the year the butter-yellow, daisy-like flowers stand out against the mat-forming foliage.

Height 0.1m Width 1m
Colueus thyrsoides

(Syn Plectranthus thyrsoides) An unusual groundcover for sun or shade. A small, shrubby succulent-style plant with scalloped margins and light-green foliage. A strong mint type of aroma is released from the foliage when brushed against. Throughout the year upright lavender-like flowers are produced above the foliage. An annual cutback will keep this groundcover looking tidy.

Height 0.3m Width 1m 
Convolvulus sabatius

A colourful and long flowering ground cover for full sun positions. Small light-green foliage is covered throughout the year in bright-blue rounded flowers about the size of a 20c piece. Will cover large areas within one season and looke great cascading over retaining walls.

Height 0.1m Width 1m+
Dianthus 'Doris'

A fully hardy, evergreen perennial forming a compact mound of scented, double, pale-pink flowers with dark pink centres. The soft silver-grey foliage looks attractive year round.

Height 0.20m Width 0.3m
Dianthus - double pink cultivar

A very prostrate and matt forming cultivar with soft double pink flowers to around 10cm tall. The strong clove scented flowers are displayed well against the striking silver-grey foliage mounds.

Height 0.10m Width 0.30m
Gazania repens

A tough old survivor, the silver foliage will form an expanding, soft-textured carpet and is topped by thousands of small yellow, daisy-like flowers for at least 6 months of the year. Can be grown down steep slopes, over retaining walls and can be cut back as hard as is necessary to control its spread.

Height 0.1m Width 1m+ 
Geranium incanum

This matt forming bushy perennial has very attractive deep green filigree type foliage to around 20cm tall. A super tough plant for hot-dry spots producing soft-purple-mauve flowers throughout summer & autumn.

Height 0.2m Width 0.4m
Myoporum parvifolium purpurea

An evergreen mat-forming groundcover with very attractive green, purple-tinged foliage which darkens in colour during winter. An ideal plant for covering embankments and to cascade over retaining walls. During spring and summer the whole plant is covered in small white & pink tipped star-shaped flowers.

Height 0.1m Width 1m+
Rosemary officinalis - prostrate form

The prostrate form of Rosemary makes an excellent groundcover in full sun. Aromatic dark green foliage is covered in light-blue flowers throughout the year and can be used in cooking. Will cascade down retaining walls

Height 0.3m Spread 1m
Scaevola aemula

A vigorous groundcovering perennial with fleshy light-green foliage growing happily in sun or shade. In spring & summer, stem leaves are produced and topped with soft-blue fan-shaped flowers with a slight perfume.

Height 0.2m Width 1m+
Teucrium chamaedrys

A deciduous and rhizomatous perennial slowing spreading to form large carpets of soft dark-green carpeting foliage to around 20cm tall. In summer, the flowering stems become clothed in small dark-purple flowers from the ground up. A very attractive filler to cover bare spots in mixed garden beds.

Height 0.2m Width 0.5m
Teucrium scorodonum 'crispa marginata'

A low growing, mat forming perennial ideal for shaded areas. Very attractive light-green velvet-like foliage with unusual wavy-edged margins slowly creeping to form large carpeted areas. In spring, small soft-yellow flower clusters are produced.

Height 0.2m Width 1m+

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