This sedum has been identified as Sedum sarmentosum. (Please see comments.) ***See June 11, 2011 for more about this sedum. http://bethlehem-pa-gardening.blogspot.com/2011/06/creeping-sedum.html **** . I have been trying to identify this sedum for years. Susan Harris of Sustainable and Urban Gardening raised the question again. Sedum lineare 'Golden Teardrop' shown at Dave’s Garden or Sedum acre. Margaret Roach of A Way to Garden cited an article from W.J Beale Botanical Garden that makes a…
32 + Flowering Ground Cover Plants
Check out these awesome Flowering Ground Cover Plants that you can grow in your garden with ease to add a dash of colors!
Tired of Mowing? Try These Plants and Groundcovers
DIYNetwork.com landscape experts offer up low-maintenance groundcovers and plants that can be used to replace grass.
Delightfully fragrant flowers bloom by the hundreds! Evergreen foliage is silvery-blue. Adds old-fashion charm to your garden. Hardy and heat tolerant.
2" tall x 18" wide. 2005 Plant Select Winner. For the Western gardener, there is no finer ground cover. This is a vigorous, fast-growing species that thrive in difficult climates. The ground-hugging stems of round, glossy evergreen leaves, root as they creep across the garden, creating a thick green carpet. Veronica liwanensis can be used like thyme to create a ground cover "lawn". With the first hint of warmer weather to come, the small but numerous spikes of flowers paint the garden blue…
Great Groundcovers! • The Garden Glove
There are groundcovers for hot, dry sites, ground covers for shade, poor soil and areas that are always wet. Groundcovers just need to spread well over a larger area than the average plant and cover the ground with a relatively dense form. Here's a primer on how to grow groundcovers!
15 Drought-Tolerant Groundcovers That Look Gorgeous Without Much Water
Choosing plants that don't need much water can help you create a low-maintenance landscape. These tough, low-growing perennials will look beautiful (many even bloom) without requiring you to break out the hose or turn on the sprinklers.
Perennial Peanut Grass: An Evergreen Ground Cover
Perennial peanut grass, a perennial flowering ground cover, is a great lawn replacement that's drought tolerant. Best grown in warm climates, but it's a great homestead groundcover, especially where animals will be walking on it.
Red Mother of Thyme blooms with showy rose-red flowers in late spring and grows to form thick mats of tiney, deep green leaves. Not as xeric as some other varieties, this one needs regular moisture.
Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds
These low-maintenance ground covers grow thickly and spread quickly to choke out weeds.
Blue Pearl Sedum | Breck's
Uncommon colour for a succulent.This fantastic purple-blue variety is accented by sweet pink blooms in early summer to fall and adds a splash of unique colour in a sunny rock garden. Sturdy, red stems stand upright, even in bad weather. Drought tolerant and bee friendly. Sedum 'Blue Pearl' PPAF (Pot not included)