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Groundcover plants

Carpeting the ground with minimal fuss, ground cover plants are useful for covering bare patches of soil beneath trees, stabilising soil on steep banks and slopes, adding structure and form to your borders and reducing the need for weeding. As dependable, low maintenance plants which solve many landscaping problems quickly and easily, they can also be tucked between stepping stones along a garden path or grown below centre-piece plants in troughs, tubs or containers.

Thyme is a great drought-tolerant groundcover which excels in beds, borders and containers. Sedums such as Sedum Purple Carpet are prized for use in green roofs and living walls because they are so adaptable. Lamb's Ears plants such as or Stachys Silver Carpet have silvery-green, fuzzy leaves with a sprawling habit and flower spikes in summer. Be sure to weed thoroughly before planting as any weeds that remain will be much more difficult to remove afterwards.

 

6 Pack of Mixed Alpine Plants (C)

CODE: 8973

These attractive Alpine plants offer an assortment of spectacular foliage and flowers to suit any needs. They are naturally low growing in the front of... More 

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6 Pack of Mixed Sedum Plants (C)

CODE: 8974

These attractive Alpine Sedums offer an assortment of spectacular foliage and flowers to suit any needs. They are naturally low growing in the front of... More 

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6 Pack of Mixed Sempervivum Plants (C)

CODE: 8975

This attractive mix of houseleeks offers an assortment of spectacular foliage and unusual flowers. They are naturally low growing in the front of garden... More 

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Acanthus Mollis 'Tasmanian Angel'

CODE: 620

With its variegated foliage and tall spires of creamy pink flowers, this acanthus will be a showy addition to any garden. As well as being colourful, the... More 

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Achillea 'Terracotta'

CODE: 8388

An abundance of large terracotta flowers contrast beautifully over ferny foliage that lasts well, and fades to yellow in autumn.  The attractive... More 

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Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

CODE: 413

Large bright golden yellow flowers, delicate fern like foliage. Ideal for the back of an herbaceous border. Prefers full sun in a border and keep... More 

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Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'

CODE: 600

Very striking perennial which is sure to brighten up your garden during the summer months. Dusty red flowers appear in summer on tall stems. Flower... More 

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Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet'

CODE: 414

Stunning bright rich red flowers, delicate fern like foliage, a must for the perennial border. Superb flowers and aromatic foliage attracts bees and... More 

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Agastache 'Golden Jubilee' (Pre-Order Now - Available May)

CODE: 9691

Agastache 'Golden Jubilee' is a summer flowering perennial. It produces upright wands of lavender-blue flower spikes from July through to... More 

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Ajuga 'Black Scallop' (Pre-Order Now - Available May)

CODE: 417

This is a striking, low maintenance, evergreen groundcover perennial with very dark and glossy, scalloped burgundy foliage and deep blue flower spikes... More 

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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (C)

CODE: 8938

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' is a bright low growing alpine perennial with evergreen foliage. This variety produces burgundy-pink leaves... More 

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Alyssum saxatile compactum 'Gold Bullet' (C)

CODE: 8939

Alyssum 'Gold Bullet' is a mound forming, low growing alpine perennial with grey-green slightly furry evergreen foliage.  In mid... More 

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