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Sandy, Utah 84070

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Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'<br/> Golden Creeping Jenny
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'
Golden Creeping Jenny

Details 

Bright yellow flowers bloom on plants wtih golden yellow leaves. Traling stems root where they touch moist soil. Blooms May to August. Plant in rich moist soil. Good to ue around perennials or under trees. Looks good trailing over walls or around a water feature.

Height 2".
Shade to part sun.
Zone 3.
   

Lysimachia nummularia<br/> Creeping Jenny
Lysimachia nummularia
Creeping Jenny

Details 

Bright yellow flowers on fast growing, low spreading plant. Blooms May to August. Plant in rich moist soil full sun to full shade. The more the shade the less it flowers. Will tolerate heavy shade. Use around trees, under larger perennials, trailing off walls or around water features.

Height 2".
Shade to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Mentha requienii<br/> Corsican Mint
Mentha requienii
Corsican Mint

Details 

Low growing plant with tiny, bright green leaves that smell and taste like peppermint. Prefers rich moist soil. Great for in between stepping stones. Very small purple fowers during summer. This is a very soft perennial in the Salt Lake area.

Height 2"
Shade to part sun.
Zone 6.
   

Muehlenbeckia axillaris 'Nana'<br/> Creeping Wire Vine
Muehlenbeckia axillaris 'Nana'
Creeping Wire Vine

Details 

Unusual New Zealand native plant is evergreen in mild climates. Tiny green leaves on thin, dark green wiry stems. Insignificant flowers are followed by tiny white fruit. Plant in well drained soil. Water regularly.

Height 6".
Shade to part sun.
Zone 5.
   

Myosotis sylvatica<br/> Bluesylva
Myosotis sylvatica
Bluesylva

Details 

Forget-me-nots are biennial or short-lived perennials that self-seed to come back year after year. Plants form a low mound of grey-green leaves with clusters of bright blue flowers, each with a tiny yellow eye. Works well in mass plantings.

Height 6-8".
Full sun to part shade.
Zone 3.
   

Oenothera missouriensis<br/> Ozark Sundrops
Oenothera missouriensis
Ozark Sundrops

Details 

Soft yellow cup shaped 3-4" flowers open in the evening. Blooms June througn August. Good in borders, containers, parking strips and natural plantings. Plant in sandy well drained soil. Drought tolerant.

Height 10".
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Pachysandra terminalis<br/> Japanese Spurge
Pachysandra terminalis
Japanese Spurge

Details 

White flower spikes in spring with dark glossy green leaves on plants that have a 10" spread. Used as ground cover in shade of trees, fences, and buildings. Prefers moist well drained soil. Can tolerate dry conditions.

Height 6-8".
Full shade or morning sun.
Zone 5.
   

Pansy<br/>Assorted
Pansy
Assorted

Details 

We grow an assortment of pansies and violas. Straight colors and faces. Plant in full sun. They are a biannual.

Height 4-8"
Full sun.
Zone 6.
   

Phlox subulata<br/> Candy Stripe
Phlox subulata
Candy Stripe

Details 

White and pink striped flowers with crimsom eye. Evergreen, low mounding plant. Blooms April to May. Use in borders and rock gardens. Plant in well drained soil.

Height 6".
Part sun to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Phlox subulata<br/> Drummons Pink
Phlox subulata
Drummons Pink

Details 

Possibly the most beautiful pink flowers of the low growing phlox. Evergreen, low mounding plant. Blooms April to May. Use in borders, rock gardensor mass plantings. Plant in well drained soil.

Height 6".
Part sun to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Phlox subulata<br/> Emerald Blue Creeper
Phlox subulata
Emerald Blue Creeper

Details 

Lavender-blue flowers cover low, evergreen plants in spring. Blooms April to May. Borders, rock gardens, walls, edging, small scale ground cover. Plant in well drained soil in full sun.

Height 6".
Part sun to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Phlox subulata<br/> Emerald Pink
Phlox subulata
Emerald Pink

Details 

Masses of bright pink flowers covering a mat of deep green foliage. Plants look stunning in a rock garden or cascading down a rock wall.

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

Phlox subulata<br/> Scarlet Flame
Phlox subulata
Scarlet Flame

Details 

Vibrant red flowers cover low growing, evergreen plants. Attractive evergreen needle-like folliage. Blooms April-May. Plant in well drained soil.Great for rock gardens or trailing over walls. Good for poor, sandy dry soil.

Height 4".
Part sun to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Phlox subulata<br/> White Delight
Phlox subulata
White Delight

Details 

White flowers cover low, evergreen plants in spring. Blooms in April and May. Use in borders, rock gardens, walls, edging, and as a small scale ground cover. Plant in well drained soil.

Height 6'.
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Potentilla nepalensis 'Cinquefoil'<br/> Miss Wilmott
Potentilla nepalensis 'Cinquefoil'
Miss Wilmott

Details 

Perennial has single carmine flowers with a darker base. Blooms June to September.Used in borders or edging. Prefers well drained soil. Shear plants after first flush of blooms to encourage rebloom.

Height 10-12".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 4.
   

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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.