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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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Aster 'Snow Flurry'

Aster e. 'Snow Flurry' is a very low and dense groundcover that is covered with white, gold centered flowers on horizontal, branching stems in September. It grows 6 to 8" high and 24" wide.

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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.

  • Ships late March to mid-May and again after mid September
  • Field grown rhizomes, freshly dug and shipped bare root
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    Geranium 'Alpenglow'

    Geranium 'Alpenglow' has lavender-pink flowers, similar to Geranium 'New Hampshire Purple', on spreading clumps of foliage. It grows 12 to 18" high and spreads 18 to 24" wide.  Use it as a sunny border plant or as a drought tolerant ground cover.

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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'.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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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.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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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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  • Approx. 6" diameter division, freshly dug and shipped bare root
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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 'Little Miss Sunshine'

    Sedum 'Little Miss Sunshine' has glossy, dark green foliage that grows tight and low to the ground and is topped with yellow flowers in early to midsummer. This variety has a nice tidy habit and spreads to form a good groundcover. (PP#30039)

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    Sedum 'Steel the Show'

    Sedum 'Steel the Show' is a low growing groundcover with tiny, silvery-blue foliage which is covered with rich rosy-pink flowers in the fall.  It grows 6 to 8" high and can be spaced 12 to 16" apart. (PPAF)

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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 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.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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    Sedum kamtschaticum

    Sedum kamtschaticum is an attractive fast growing groundcover with whorled, deep green, toothed foliage. In the summer it is topped with bright yellow flowers followed by rust red seed capsules.

  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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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 '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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