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Best Ground Cover Plants

Arborvitae Ferns

Low growing semi-evergreen ground cover type fern for zones 6 to 9. Foliage resembles cedar trees. Arborvitae ferns grow up to 12 inches tall in partial to full shade. Space approximately 2 feet apart.

3.5 Inch Potted Plants from $8.59

Tassel Fern

A slow growing evergreen fern grows 1 to 2 feet tall in shaded gardens. Perfect for Japanese gardens, containers and to blend with taller growing ferns. Companion plants are hostas, heucheras and columbines.

3.5 Inch Potted Plants from $9.59

Iberis Purity Candytuft

The evergreen foliage of the Iberis sempervirens Purity Candytuft is what will draw you in to planting this garden plant along the edges of yo

Vinca minor Ground Cover

A Greenwood BEST SELLER - Vinca, common name periwinkle, is one of the faster growing ground cover plants for covering large areas

as low $16.29 per package of 50 plants.

Hot Rod Switch Grass

Panicum Hot Rod Switchgrass

Lil' Ditty Dwarf Viburnum

creamy white, fragrant flowers that blooms in late spring. It is very easy to grow and perfect for foundations, mass plantings, and outer edge of water gardens.

From $21.59

Celtic Pride Cypress

This Siberian Cypress Microbiota decussata is a low evergreen shrub with wonderful winter color. The green foliage of this cypress turns to more of a russet color in winter. 

From $21.59

Elfin Thyme

Elfin Thyme or Thymus serpyllum is a creeping aromatic semi-evergreen thyme that forms a dense mat. Ideal to plant between bricks or paving stones.

From $7.59

 Leapfrog Foamy Bells Heucherella

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Angelina Sedum Stonecrop

Plant Sedum Angelina in hanging baskets and patio containers. This creeping sedum is a strong grower and drought resistant. It is one of the more popular sedum plants for its fast growth.

From $6.59

Mahogany Ajuga

Producing lovely blue flowers from late spring through early summer, the Mahogany Bugleweed Ajuga provides a beautiful contrast to most shrubs and perennials.

From $5.29

English Ivy

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Iberis Snowsation Candytuft

Candytuft grows best in early spring when the frost is still present. It blooms in large white flowers which cover the tiny leaves for the whole period. It becomes the center of attraction in the garden.

From $21.59

Climbing Hydrangea

Petiolaris anomala Hydrangea is a beautiful vigorous woody climbing vine like plant that produces masses of off white flowers in early summer.

From $19.59

SuperTrouper™ Orange Dianthus

Dianthus Super Trouper Orange -

Heuchera Lime Ruffles

Lime Ruffles Heuchera - Shade Loving Plants -

Heuchera Citronelle - Coral Bells

Citronelle Coral Bells - Heuchera

Heuchera Black Pearl

Black Pearl Heuchera -

Tiarella Sugar and Spice


Heucherella Plum Cascade


Dwarf Blue Crested Iris

Blue Dwarf Crested Iris - Native Woodland Plants - 

Tennessee White Crested Iris

Iris Cristata ‘Tennessee White’ - Native Woodland Plants - 

Dianthus Early Bird Frosty

Dianthus Early Bird Frosty

Pachysandra Ground Cover

Pachysandra is an evergreen ground cover for shaded areas.