SERIES 17 | Episode 08. Ground covers are invaluable for smothering weeds and conserving soil moisture. Fro... A bold presence in the garden, with big sprays of deep red flowers on long 1.5-2m stems. Correa. Because it has proven itself for decades for its adaptability and reliability. Correa, also known as the Australian fuchsia, are renowned for their exquisite flowers ranging from delicate pink to fire red. Prized for its highly aromatic flowers, this lavender is favoured by oil producers, but is equally valuable as a garden plant that thrives in the harshest of summers. 2 Scaevola albida ‘ Mauve Carpet’. Suitable for planting over the top of bulbs, these plants will create a gorgeous undergrowth to your seasonal bulbs as they emerge and grow through. This richly-coloured repeat-flowering agapanthus is a beaut addition to our expanding range of these ever-popular flowers, which all are tou... A petite version of our most popular bordering plant for formal and cottage style gardens. Drought-tolerant. Great for cut flowers indoors. We have a range of ground hugging plants available that are easy to grow and fill the most difficult of sites. Moss phlox; 2.2 2. Barrenwort (Epimedium species) 2.7 7. Compact richly-coloured popular ground cover - smaller, lower-growing, less vigorous than Alternanthera dentata with a more purple tone. Essentially, they function as living mulches to reduce weeds and retain moisture by blocking sunlight. Create a bright outdoor carpet of fluffy flowers with this delightful and unmistakable groundcover. Bigger bolder brighter cutleaf daisy with all the charm of its smaller-flowered cousins, in a supersize portion. Not just a hardy living mulch, toss the piquant leaves into a salad too! Lantana montevidensis is a hardy, trailing ground cover with mauve-pink flowerheads, each one with a yellow eye. Compact clear deep blue agapanthus, tough and hardy, very floriferous - has a strong burst of flower in spring with blooms off and on throug... Our most popular agapanthus. A vigorous creeping sedum that rapidly forms a carpet of glossy jade and red succulent leaves. Our groundcover selection includes woody and non woody plants suitable for groundcover use in either full sun or semi shade conditions. Sweet woodruff is ideal for growing in zones 4 – 8. When it comes to that sort of plant you can't beat ground-covering junipers. A stunning low growing conifer with vivid blue foliage that turns deep blue with a purple tinge in Winter. Please note our despatch team are taking a well earned break and all new orders will be despatched from the 4th of January. ground-covers - flatter-growing-habit frost resistant plants rockery plants bird and bee plants powerline friendly plants Grevillea Cooroora Cascade (Grevillea Cooroora Cascade) $4.00 A magnificent hybrid cross from Golden Lyre. The finely dissected grey-green foliage is covered with a carpet of primrose yellow daisies for months. Works well with bay, garlic, onion, thyme and basil. Over 40 of the best shade-loving groundcovers for your garden - native, exotic, frost and drought tolerant. Every herb garden needs sage and every cook appreciates the versatility of this culinary herb. Vibrant dark purple-lavender daisy flowers in spring, above a fine ferny green lowgrowing groundcover, ideal for rockeries and mixed borders... Heaps of deep warm purple-pink flowers, much larger than our other cutleaf daisies, lift this native groundcover out of the ordinary. Fast-spreading evergreen plants for ground cover … Rockspray cotoneaster (Cotoneaster horizontalis) can reach a few feet tall, though you can train it through pruning to remain shorter.That might not sound like a ground cover to you. Another aeonium from the `Atropurpureum' stable from which the jet black `Schwarzkopf' was selected. Fast growing ground-cover Yellow buttercup flowers in winter and spring Part shade / full shade Attracts butterflies All soils including coastal Drought tolerant Origin: WA. This perennial plant is often seen growing in shady woodlands or on partially-shaded slopes. Invaluable in pastel colour schemes and beautiful when paired with blue. Please wait while we process your request.. Flowering Collections 'This Goes With That'. This tr... A collection of our favourite cool season crops to fill your garden with produce this winter and early spring. Fast Growing (Fast Spreading) Evergreen Ground Cover Plants. Speedy groundcover for sunny places and frost-free gardens. Shade loving ground cover with burnished purple-bronze leaves and perky pale blue flowers. A great ground cover for retaining walls, embankments, mixed conifer gardens and as a blue carpet underneath large deciduous trees. Grevillea ‘Poorinda Royal Mantle’. For best results, select a ground cover appropriate for your region. The beautifully illustrated Diggers Club Diary features a week to a page, seeds to sow each month, blank pages for seasonal observations, and handy pockets for your seed packets and plant labels, while The Diggers Calendar showcases stunning garden photography to inspire you throughout the entire year. Native to south-eastern Australia, it is fast-spreading, frost resistant, loves the cold weather but can struggle in dry conditions. 1 Grevillea ‘ Poorinda Royal Mantle’ . Brand new blue grass, lovely arching shape, blue-green colour - a perfect colour match for the finer-leaved fescue. Show All Products Show Plants Others have branches spreading out at an angle; a … The ultimate feature grass for Asian inspired gardens - tidy growth habit and a low mounded form. Scaevola albida ‘Mauve Carpet’. Some will grow to around knee- or hip--high, others will lie low and hug the ground. Plants that are out of stock can be found through the search box. Its white flowers add a cool glow through summer and autumn to the middle range of a border. Slower growing types can be made into a fast covering ground cover by planting a larger number per square metre, thus giving you a quick result. 1 Uses of Ground Cover Plants; 2 15 Fast Growing Ground Covers for Slopes. This habit can make it an ideal ground cover for some areas where lawn grasses are difficult to grow, but it does require you to monitor its spread. This beauty from Brazil threads its stiffly upright stems through other perennials, floating hundreds of amethyst hemispheres of bloom. This collection includes 4 seed varieties listed in Doug Purdies book 'The Bee Friendly Garden' that is a perfect addition to a summer flowering cottage garden. European wild ginger (Asarum europaeum) 2.5 5. This fast growing, dense weeping shrub features fine, deep purple foliage growing up to 2.5m tall and 1.8m wide, perfect for hedging and screening. 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