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Ajuga (Bungleweed) reptans 'Black Scallop' (Black Scallop Ajuga)

Deepest color comes from being in full sun. but this plant can also grow in shade under trees where grass is typically hard to grow.   4-6″ spikes of violet flowers appear in mid to late spring.

  • Height: 3"-6"
  • Spread: 6"-24"
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Ajuga (Bungleweed) reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Burgundy Glow Ajuga)

Striking range of foliage colors and textures. Tri-colored foliage (creamy white, burgundy-pink and green) and 8″ blue flower spikes in June-July. Will grow under trees where a lawn is difficult to establish. It prefers rich, well drained soils in light shade. Will also perform well in sunny areas. Dense evergreen plants for rock gardens, ground covers or borders.

  • Height: 4"-6"
  • Spread: 12"-18"
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Ajuga (Bungleweed) reptans 'Chocolate Chip' (Chocolate Chip Ajuga)

Needs at least 3-4 hours of sun each day to get best color.   Spikes of light blue flowers in the spring are stunning when planted in masse. Great for small spaces such as in between stone or wall crevices.

  • Height: 3"-5"
  • Spread: 6"-10"
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Hedera (Ivy) helix 'Thorndale' (Thorndale English Ivy)

Evergreen with creamy-white veins on extra large, lustrous, rich green leaves. Versatile plant which is also an excellent groundcover. Dies back to snow level in severe winters. Has a strong vining habit that can climb up to 50′. One of the most commonly used broadleaf evergreen groundcovers or broadleaf evergreen vines. Great for large plantings. Low maintenance. Stems root as they spread.

  • Height: 3"-5"
  • Spread: 5' or more
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Lamium (Dead Nettle) maculatum 'Red Nancy' (Red Nancy Dead Nettle)

A mat-forming perennial ground cover spreading on sprawling stems which root in the ground as they go. Oval, silvery-white leaves with green margins. Clusters of small, hooded rose-red flowers (typical of the mint family) in late spring to early summer. Basically the same as L.m. ‘White Nancy’ except for the flower color difference. Provides unique color in shady spots.

  • Height: 6"-10"
  • Spread: 12"-24"
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Liriope (Lilyturf) muscari 'Big Blue' (Big Blue Lilyturf)

Clumps of grass-like, evergreen foliage with tall spikes of lavender-blue, hyacinth-like blooms in late summer followed by black berries in fall. Slow spreading. A very versatile ornamental grass that can be used as a groundcover, garden accent or in a container. Grows in sun or shade but blooms better in the sun. Needs good drainage.

  • Height: 15"-20"
  • Spread: 15"-24"
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Pachysandra (Japanese Spurge) terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Green Carpet Japanese Spurge)

Attractive, shiny, green leaved groundcover for shaded locations. Competes well with tree roots. Thin and prune regularly. A more compact form of Pachysandra. Relatively slow to moderate growing form. Tiny white bottlebrush flowers appear in spring. Once established, it is a vigorous spreader, and remains evergreen all year.

  • Height: 6"-10"
  • Spread: 24"-36"
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Phlox (Phlox) subulata 'Emerald Blue' (Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox)

Low growing spreading groundcover with needle like evergreen foliage forms a dense mat. Clear blue, 3/4″ star-shaped flowers cover the plant in spring. Creeping needle-like, evergreen foliage. After flowering, cut back half way to keep plants looking full. Long lived. Perfect for edging, in rock gardens or planted along slopes. Tolerates some drought and considered deer resistant once established.

  • Height: 3"-6"
  • Spread: 30"-36"
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Sedum (Sedum) kamtschaticum (Russian Stonecrop)

Also known as Orange Stonecrop. Fleshy foliage is deep green and scalloped. Useful as a border and as a groundcover. Long bloom season of showy yellow flowers appear in spring and summer for added ornamental value. Drought tolerant once established. Needs well-drained soil and full sun. Is of the succulent family. Pest resistant.

  • Height: 3"-4"
  • Spread: 18"-24"
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Sedum (Sedum) spurium 'Dragon's Blood' (Dragon’s Blood Stonecrop)

Also known as Two-Row Stonecrop. Vigorous spreader forms dense mats. Trailing reddish stems root readily. Grows in dry soil. Purplish-bronze foliage emerges with red-edges, and turns deeper red in the fall. Brilliant red flowers contrast nicely with the foliage in summer. Star-shaped flowers adorn the low flower clusters. Quickly forms a dense mat for a border, edging or a superb groundcover.

  • Height: 3"-4"
  • Spread: 18"-24"
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Thymus (Creeping Thyme) serphyllum 'Coccineum' (Red Creeping Thyme)

Red Creeping Thyme gives you profuse reddish-pink flowers carpeting a low, mat forming plant in early summer. A spectacular sight with fragrant foliage. Thick mats of dark green leaves which can be walked on. The creeping nature of the plant makes it an excellent choice planted between stepping stones, pavers, or as a ground cover. Needs good drainage.

  • Height: 6"-8"
  • Spread: 12"-18"
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Vinca (Periwinkle) minor 'Bowles' (Bowles Common Periwinkle)

Evergreen, vine-like groundcover with glossy green leaves that are larger than most Vinca and with much more pronounced veining. Violet blue pinwheel shaped flowers bloom in late spring. Spreads quickly once established. Tolerant of infrequent foot traffic. Very tough. Good for shady areas where other plants are hard to establish. Will also grow in heavy clay as long as it gets adequate moisture.

  • Height: 4"-8"
  • Spread: 12"-18"
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Vinca (Periwinkle) minor 'Dart's Blue'' (Dart’s Blue Periwinkle)

Evergreen groundcover with glossy green leaves. Very popular trailing groundcovers with vibrant spreading nature. Has 2″ long, dark, shiny leaves. An improved Vinca ‘Bowles’ with better resistance to black stem rot. Produces large, light blue flowers in spring.

  • Height: 4"-8"
  • Spread: 12"-18"
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  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils