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10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

10 Low-Maintenance Perennials - Western Garden Centers

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

Lamium (dead nettles) is a great shade perennial and ground cover that spreads rapidly and does well with little sun.

Discover Top Shade Perennials

Lamium (dead nettles) is a great shade perennial and ground cover that spreads rapidly and does well with little sun.

Candytuft: Hardy evergreen perennial ground cover for zones 3-9. - Just planted this by my front steps

Candytuft: A garden must-have! - Live Creatively Inspired

If asked to recommend one Spring flowering garden plant, I would answer with Candytuft, a pretty evergreen perennial! Here's why!

HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice  Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

Great Garden Plants: Plant Nursery for Home Gardeners

HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

"One of the most beautiful and decorative coverings perennial garden is Lithodora diffusa Heavenly Blue. Mature plant height is 10-15 cm, and the small flowers are deep blue. Lithodora supports very well both sun and semiumbra and is ideal for creating a garden floral rug. Blooms in May-June."

Covor din flori perene pentru gradina

Oricat de frumos ar arata o curte cu un gazon bine ingrijit, paleste in fata gradinilor acoperite cu adevarate covoare de flori. Iata o lista cu cele mai spectaculoase si rezistente flori perene, perfecte pentru acoperirea solului din curtea si gradina casei: 1. Sapunarita (saponaria ocymoides) este o planta acoperitoare perena, nepretentioasa, ce nu depaseste […]

Creeping Thyme Ground Cover:  Prefers full   sun but will tolerate partiant shade.  Fragrant and evergreen.  Drought tolerant   and spreads quickly.

Creeping Thyme ground cover 1000 seeds fragrant herb pink | Etsy

This miniature thyme is fragrant, pretty, and charming. It's also incredibly useful. Only 2"-3" tall, you can walk on it (releasing its lemony aroma), tuck it between pavers in a garden path, use it as a tidy border or fill in a flower bed. It grows quickly but isn't pushy, delivers texture, fragrance, and flowers, is great for cooking, and requires almost no care. A hardy perennial in zones 4-9, Creeping Thyme has a place in almost every garden. It cascades nicely in a rockery, fills in…

Whaaa!!! are they for real? this looks like candy, not ground cover..  i may have to get just because its funny. Variegated Creeping Blue Sedum at Michigan Bulb

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Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Purple Heart

The flowers of purple heart are pretty in their own right, but it's the rich purple foliage that really steals the show.

For the ditch? Ground cover plants such as Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

Growing plants for ground cover

For the ditch? Ground cover plants such as Aubrieta are excellent for steep banks - they suppress weeds, help stabilise the soil and are low maintenance.

portulaca is a nice flower for fairy gardens. every flower on a single plant is a different color

OH, DEER—PLANTS LIST 2

This deer-resistant plant list is growing like Topsy. (You’ve read Uncle Tom’s Cabin , right? Dreadful book, and a slog of a r...

Dragon's blood sedum may be the hardiest and most versatile of all weed-suppressing ground covers.    A cultivar of the succulent Sedum spurium, Dragon's blood ('Schorbuser Blut') is hardy in Zones 3-8. Not only does it grow in full sun as well as partial shade, but it also thrives in poor soil.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

These low-maintenance ground covers grow thickly and spread quickly to choke out weeds.

Tradescantia spathacea.  This one a dwarf Rhoeo.  All T.: very well suited to hanging.  Needs med-bright indirect sun.  Water enough to keep evenly moist.  Fertilize monthly with half strength.  Make cuttings regularly to keep young (indoor) because plants do not age well.  Repot only when current pot is filled with roots. Hardy for outdoor.

Tradescantia spathacea dwarf - buy rhoeo plants online

This evergreen perennial has green leaves above and deep purple underneath and clumps as it grows. A gorgeous low border plant or ground cover that is hardy and very easy to grow.

Drought Resistant Ground Cover | ... cordifolia fast spreading drought tolerant ground cover from the

Plants in my Garden 2011

Anisdontea scabrosa Shrub to approximately 1.8m, bearing small pink flowers. Aponogeton distachyos Commonly known as Waterblommetjies. Found in dams and ponds of the South Western Cape. Aptenia cordifolia Fast spreading, drought tolerant ground cover from the South Eastern Coast of SA. Asystasia gangetica Ground cover found mostly in the eastern parts of South Africa. Grows well under trees, but also in full sun. Barleria obtusa Shrub with soft hairy leaves. Variable height up to 2m…

Tiny Roses -- Sedum spurium 'Tricolor'* by RieFlections, via Flickr

Tiny Roses -- Sedum spurium 'Tricolor'*

Kathleen has the prettiest succulents. These remind me of the candle holders we used to put on birthday cakes, or roses made of clay... *will add names as I find them.