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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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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Plumbago, which is aso known as leadworth, is a mat-forming wiry perennial that spreads by rhizomes to form an attractive ground cover. Plumbago is a versitile species that can act as a ground cover, potted plant or shru... 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 »

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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Adult butterflies are drawn to yellow, orange, red, purple and pink blossoms with clustered or flat tops that have short flower tubes, such as garden phlox, butterfly weed, blanket flower and blazing star. Butterflies al... More »

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