Phlox subulata, more commonly called moss phlox or creeping phlox, is a low-growing ground cover with pink, white, red or purple flowers. A perennial plant, phlox subulata is native to the eastern and central parts of th... More »

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While some seeds require light to germinate, other types of seeds germinate better in the dark. Most seeds are indifferent to light when germinating. Seeds from plants native to forests, rain forests and jungles are more... More »

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Pansies, late flowering bulbs and autumn crocus are good flowers to plant in July. In addition, planting herbaceous plants is possible in July, even though they are unlikely to flower until the next year. More »

According to SFGate Home Guides, gardeners landscape a yard with Scottish moss by using it as ground cover, as a backdrop to early spring flowers, around the edges of water features and in shady spots. Small plugs of the... More »

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Euonymus fortunei, commonly known as wintercreeper, is a ground cover for either sunny or shady locations. The 'Coloratus' cultivar has dark green leaves that change to dark purple in fall and climb vertical surfaces. More »

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Ajuga is a low-growing perennial ground cover that thrives in both sun and shade to quickly fill in a large area. Ajuga varieties include bronze beauty, with deep burgundy and green leaves and burgundy glow, featuring va... More »

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Creeping Charlie got its name from the plant's tendency to spread rapidly and create ground cover. "Charlie" is one of the many names common to this herb. More »