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Ipmeoa<br/>Blackie, Marguerite, Rusty Red
Ipmeoa
Blackie, Marguerite, Rusty Red

Details 

Ipomea is a really good annual groundcover. It is extreamly soft annual and cannot be put out in the garden too early. It comes in many colors and leaf shapes.

Height 12-18".
Full sun.
Zone 9.
   

Isotoma fluviatillis<br/> Laurentia Blue Star Creeper
Isotoma fluviatillis
Laurentia Blue Star Creeper

Details 

Carpet forming groundcover. 1 inch pale blue star-like flowers from May to September on fast spreading plant. Will tolerate most soils and foot traffic. Godd between spepping stones.

Height 2-3".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 6.
   

Lamiastrium galeobdolon<br/> Herman's Pride
Lamiastrium galeobdolon
Herman's Pride

Details 

Small yellow flowers with green leaves marked with white streaks and spots. Best grown in hanging baskets and in shady areas. Thrives in any well drained soil in partial shade.

Height 10".
Shade or morning sun.
Zone 3.
   

Lamiastrum galeobdolon 'Florentinum'<br/> Yellow Archangel
Lamiastrum galeobdolon 'Florentinum'
Yellow Archangel

Details 

Whorled clusters of yellow flowers above green and silver leaves. Blooms in spring. Grows 18 to 24 inches wide. Plant in well drained soil. Great for under trees.

Height 12".
Shade to morning sun.
Zone 4.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Aureum
Lamium maculatum
Aureum

Details 

Pink flowers most of the year. Golden yellow leaves have a silver central stripe. Spreads up to 2' wide. Good groundcover in shady areas. Thrives in any well drained soil.

Height 6".
Shade to morning sun.
Zone 4.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Beacon Silver
Lamium maculatum
Beacon Silver

Details 

Pink flowers bloom May-September. Metallic silver leaves with green edges turn bronze in cold weather. Spread up to 2' wide. Plant in average to moist well drained soil.

Height 6-8".
Shade to sun.
Zone 4.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Chequers
Lamium maculatum
Chequers

Details 

Excellent groundcover in full sun or dense shade. Heavily marbled foliage, covers quickly. Rose-pink flowers bloom throughout spring and summer. Spreads up to 2' wide.

Height 10".
Shade to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Ghost
Lamium maculatum
Ghost

Details 

Ghost lamium forms a spreading patch of silver leaves with deep magenta-purple flowers. Tolerant of dry shade once established. Trim or mow back hard in late fall if needed. Evergreen.

Height 6-12'
Morning sun afternoon shade.
Zone 3.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Pink Pewter
Lamium maculatum
Pink Pewter

Details 

Dark green foliage with a silvery edge. Soft pink flowers in spring and summer. Plant along walls or under trees.

Height 6-8".
Shade to sun.
Zone 3.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Purple
Lamium maculatum
Purple

Details 

A beautiful silver and white foliage with purplish colored flowers. Great for under trees or cascading over a wall.

Height 6".
Shade to sun.
Zone 4.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Red Nancy
Lamium maculatum
Red Nancy

Details 

Rosey-red flowers, heart shaped leaves, silver-edged in dark green. Use under trees or in a large bed.

Height 8".
Shade to sun.
Zone 5.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>Shell Pink
Lamium maculatum
Shell Pink

Details 

Shell Pink is a strong grower, forms a spreading plant of small heart-shaped green leaves with a white stripe down the middle. The clusters of flowers are a shade of light pink. Very eye-catching groundcover even when not in bloom.

Height 8-12".
Morning sun afternoon shade.
Zone 3.
   

Lamium maculatum<br/>White Nancy
Lamium maculatum
White Nancy

Details 

White flowers and frosted leaves make this a beautiful plant. A good choice for under trees or maybe around the entrance to your home.

Height 6-8".
Shade to sun.
zone 3.
   

Lavendula<br/>Munstead
Lavendula
Munstead

Details 

One of the English lavenders, Munstead Lavender is a robust lavender. It has a short size (about 18 inches) and tightly held blooms. It makes a great hedge. It flowers profusely in the spring.

Height 18".
Full sun.
Zone 5.
   

Leptinella Gruveri<br/> Miniature Brass Buttons
Leptinella Gruveri
Miniature Brass Buttons

Details 

The minute leaves of this flat carpeting perennial are the perfect filler for cracks between flagstones in moist, shady areas. Tiny greenish flowers. Runners quickly fill in and help to keep the weeds out. May be used as an evergreen lawn substitute over small areas. Easily divided at any time by digging up the clump and ripping apart into small pieces.

Height 1".
Morning sun afternoon shade.
Zone 6.
   

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Ajuga is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun.



Phlox is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun. Looks great flowing over a rock wall.



Sedum is a good ground cover for full sun and is drought tolerant. It also works great on Green Roofs.