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Ground cover for sun

These perennial plants work well as ground covers for sunny areas. Other plants such as Daylilies can also work as a thick groundcover when planted in masses, but these plants tend to spread on their own so work well as a ground cover.

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Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (plumbago)

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (plumbago) is a creeping groundcover for sun to part shade with deep green leaves that are topped with deep blue flowers in late summer into fall. The leaves turn red-orange after frost for great autumn color.


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    Geranium 'Crystal Rose'

    Geranium 'Crystal Rose' forms a dense mat of aromatic, glossy green foliage that is covered with hot pink flowers in early summer with repeat blooming until fall. It flowers 12" high and forms a slow spreading mound. (PP#20809)


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    Geranium 'Elizabeth Ann' PP#11252

    Geranium 'Elizabeth Ann' is a wonderful plant with chocolate colored foliage topped with lavender flowers in the summer, plus the foliage turns red in the fall. It is easy to grow, spreading slowly to form a dense mound about 15" tall and 18" wide.


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    Geranium 'Rozanne' PP#12175

    Geranium 'Rozanne' has large violet-blue, saucer shaped flowers with a lighter center that bloom for several months from mid-summer to fall! They grow from a central mounding crown up to about 18" high but each branch can spread out up to 3'.


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    Geranium sanguineum var. striatum

    Geranium sanguineum var. striatum has soft pink flowers with deep rose-pink veins that flower all summer above slow spreading, 8 to 10" clumps of finely dissected foliage. They are easy to grow and make a terrific border plant in the sun to part sun garden.


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    Gypsophila 'Festival Pink Splash'

    Gypsophila 'Festival Pink Splash' is a low growing, groundcover baby's breath that is covered with sprays of single pink flowers that bloom from June into October. It forms a short 10" tall by 15 to 18" wide mound and makes an excellent border plant in the hot, dry garden. (PPAF)


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    Sedum 'Angelina'

    Sedum 'Angelina' is a low growing groundcover with bright golden yellow, soft needle-like foliage with yellow flowers. It takes on a reddish-orange tint in cold weather and the fantastic foliage persists all winter long, even in cold climates.


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    Sedum 'Blue Spruce'

    Sedum 'Blue Spruce' is an easy groundcover with 6" high needle-like, blue-green foliage. In summer it has many upright stems carrying small yellow flowers. It will creep and self-sow to form a dense colony.


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    Sedum 'John Creech'
    Sedum 'John Creech' is a vigorous growing groundcover with bright green scalloped foliage and pink flowers in the summer.

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    Sedum 'Lime Zinger'

    Sedum 'Lime Zinger' (PP#24632) is a slowly spreading plant with green leaves edged in reddish-pink and topped with large clusters of pink flowers in late summer. It prefers semi-dry conditions, grows 4" tall, and spreads to form a mat of foliage.


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    Sedum 'Striatum'

    Sedum 'Striatum' forms a low mound of delicate looking foliage that is topped with yellow flowers in late summer. It is evergreen and grows about 6" high.


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    Sedum 'Weihenstephaner Gold'

    Sedum 'Weihenstephaner Gold' is an easy to grow, dense spreading groundcover with lightly toothed, rounded green foliage held on reddish stems and topped with star-shaped, canary yellow flowers in summer.


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    Sedum acre

    Sedum acre is a tightly low growing groundcover topped with yellow flowers in the spring. It grows 2 to 4" high and spreads as far as allowed, looking great cascading over rocks or used between stepping stones, just trim away the excess.


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    Sedum album 'Coral Carpet'

    Sedum album 'Coral Carpet' is a very low groundcover with small rounded coral turning green leaflets and tiny, starry white flowers in late spring. New growth is coral colored and then it becomes green.


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    Sedum album 'Red Ice'

    Sedum album 'Red Ice' is a very low groundcover with small rounded blue-green leaflets and tiny, starry white flowers in late spring. In fall and winter it takes on a deep red hue.


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    Veronica 'Georgia Blue'

    Veronica 'Georgia Blue' is a terrific groundcover for the sun to part shade garden, forming a low mat of round, dark green foliage that is completely covered with tiny medium blue flowers in spring.


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    Veronica 'Raevis' - Crystal River®

    Veronica 'Leavis' - Crystal River® is a vigorous evergreen groundcover that thrives in the dry, sunny garden.  It forms a low mat of tiny green leaves and in the spring it is covered with many tiny blue flowers on short stalks, only a few inches high.


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    Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'

    Veronica 'Waterperry Blue' is an easy to grow groundcover for the sun to part sun garden, forming a low, trailing mat of shiny green leaves covered with many tiny lavender-blue striped flowers in spring and summer.


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    Veronica 'Whitewater'

    Veronica 'Whitewater' (PP#22783) is a white sport of the popular Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'. It is an easy to grow groundcover for the sun to part sun garden, forming a low, trailing mat of shiny green leaves covered with tiny white flowers in spring and summer.


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