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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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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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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Carpet phlox is a semi-evergreen perennial flower with needle-like leaves that is native to the western United States. Carpet phlox is among the first plants to flower after snow has melted, and the small red flowers cov... More »

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