Blue Star Creeper... fabulous plant for stepping stones and crevices

Blue Star Creeper--my favorite ground cover EVER. There is also White Star Creeper if blue is not your thing.

Pratia pedunculata Country Park - Country Park Blue Star Creeper - 10 Count Flat - 4.5 Pots - Pratia

Pratia pedunculata 'Country Park' - Country Park Blue Star Creeper

There are dozens of low ground covers and creeping perennials resilient enough to withstand being walked on. Notice how much (or little) the pathway you're thinking of planting is used and choose the right perennial for your pathway.

Outdoor Pathway Perennials

There are dozens of low ground covers and creeping perennials resilient enough to withstand being walked on. Notice how much (or little) the pathway you& thinking of planting is used and choose the right perennial for your pathway.

Blue Star Creeper (Laurentia fluviatilis)

Dulcy Mahar: Favorite perennials for NW gardens

Blue star creeper is a tough ground cover that's an excellent choice for a parking strip. - look into blue star creeper

Also known as bugleweed, ajuga is a member of the mint family that grows well in shade. It will spread to form a dense carpet of rounded leaves in a variety of colors, including purple, bronze and green. There are also several variegated types. White, pink or blue flowers appear in spring and summer. Frost-hardy ajuga can smother other plants if conditions are ideal (moist shade), but the occasional trim will keep it under control. Well-known cultivars include ‘Catlins Giant’, ‘Burgundy…

Ajuga (bugleweed) groundcover --Traditional Landscape by Arthur Lathouris Garden Designer

Hardy Plumbago is one of the most versatile  groundcovers for cold climates growing in both sun and shade and most soil types. It blooms in late summer with deep blue flowers followed by the foliage that turns burgundy red in fall.

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Hardy Plumbago) - ground cover, part shade or sun, medium water, rebate zone inches x inches

Herniaria Glabra: 3inches tall, perennial, ground cover, can take foot traffic

alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic

Plants like Scotch heather (Calluna vulgaris) prevent erosion and don't need watering or much other care. Zones 5–7. | Photo: Doreen Wynja | thisoldhouse.com

All About Groundcover

Jeffrey Garden Design  Filled with ideas for gardens paths, mosaics and more!

Jeffrey Garden Design Filled with ideas for gardens paths, mosaics and more!

This colorful groundcover will grow in shade or sun with slightly moist soil. It is an evergreen with purplish rosettes that spread quickly on priplish stems. Blue bloom spikes cover these plants in April and May, and are 6-8" when blooming. This versatile groundcover can also be used in shady wildflower beds. water wise

30 Top Plant Choices to Include in Your First Garden

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