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Groundcover Selections

On this page, we have conveniently grouped together our most common, as well as most popular, selections for use in groundcover plantings. Most all are evergreen, and most require little to no maintenance - both of these qualities make them excellent choices for groundcover plantings of any size. There are many juniper varieties, as well as some euonymus selections as well for you to consider. There also may be other varieties we grow & offer that would make very suitable groundcovers as well, but these are by far the best for the job. So take a moment & browse through our selections listed here - hope you find just the right plant for your landscaping project.


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Firewitch Dianthus / Cheddar Pink Raulston's Gold Euonymus Big Blue Liriope Grass Big Blue Liriope Grass

EXCELLENT CHOICE FOR COLORFUL LOW GROWING ACCENTS, BORDERS, OR GROUNDCOVER


Firewitch Dianthus is a very bright colorful perennial that has a low growing, mounded growth habit. Produces large amounts of hot pink or magenta colored flowers from early May thru mid summer. Low maintenance accent or border choice - great groundcover.





VERY NICE COLORFUL LOW GROWING PLANT


Raulston's Gold is a very interesting euonymus variety that be used as anything from a low growing groundcover, to accent plantings, and can even be trained to climb walls. Nice golden yellow centers on the leaves are trimmed in a dark forest green color. Very hardy.






A NO MAINTENANCE SOLUTION TO A WIDE VARIETY OF LANDSCAPE APPLICATIONS


Big Blue Liriope adds both color, and texture to almost any landscape. Thick blade like foliage has great color, and forms a very dense mounded clump as it matures. Blue flower spikes appear throughout the summer months, and are followed by bluish / black colored berries in fall. This variety thrives in full sun, or full shade.




NICE LARGE SIZED ESTABLISHED CLUMPS


Big Blue Liriope adds both color, and texture to almost any landscape. Thick blade like foliage has great color, and forms a very dense mounded clump as it matures. Blue flower spikes appear throughout the summer months, and are followed by bluish / black colored berries in fall. This variety thrives in full sun, or full shade.



Green Mondo Grass Green Mondo Grass Variegated Liriope Grass Variegated Liriope Grass

FORMS NICE TIGHT CLUMPS OF SUPER DARK GREEN GRASS WITH LILAC FLOWERS


Green Mondo Grass is a very dark green perennial evergreen grass with fine textured foliage year round. During the summer months, puts forth a large display of bright lilac colored flowers which show up very nicely against the very dark green clumps of dense foliage. Very hardy - will adapt to almost any soil composition, and works great in full sun.....or full shade!!








NICE FULL CLUMPS WITH GREAT COLOR & DENSITY


Green Mondo Grass is a very dark green perennial evergreen grass with fine textured foliage year round. During the summer months, puts forth a large display of bright lilac colored flowers which show up very nicely against the very dark green clumps of dense foliage. Very hardy - will adapt to almost any soil composition, and works great in full sun.....or full shade!!






NICE COLORATION - NO MAINTENANCE


Variegated Liriope Grass has long thick blade like foliage that is green with creamy yellow variegation striped throughout the grass clump. Produces large amounts of lavender colored flower spikes throughout the summer, followed by dark colored berries. This ornamental grass variety is a great choice for shady areas, as well as areas with plenty of sun.







VERY NICE & FULL PLANTS - EXCELLENT DEAL!!


Variegated Liriope Grass has long thick blade like foliage that is green with creamy yellow variegation striped throughout the grass clump. Produces large amounts of lavender colored flower spikes throughout the summer, followed by dark colored berries. This ornamental grass variety is a great choice for shady areas, as well as areas with plenty of sun.






Variegated Mondo Grass Green Mound Juniper Pre Bonsai Green Mound Juniper Pre Bonsai Green Mound Juniper

VERY ATTRACTIVE COLOR SCHEME - NICE VARIETY


Variegated Mondo Grass is an attractive perennial evergreen grass with fine textured foliage year round, and a creamy white to light pastel yellow striping. During the summer months, puts forth a large display of bright lilac colored flowers. Very hardy - will adapt to almost any soil composition, and works great in full sun.....or full shade!!





SPECIALLY SELECTED & GROWN JUST FOR BONSAI USE - NICE PLANTS!!

These are a grade of our standard, traditional Greenmound Juniper that have been trained & grown in a way so as to accent the typical characteristics that are highly sought after in Greenmound Juniper for use as bonsai subjects. We call them "pre-bonsai", because while we don't actually perform any sort of "bonsai" on these plants, they are what we consider to be the perfect subjects, and just waiting for someone to start working their magic - they're pretty much ready to start!!






SPECIALLY SELECTED & GROWN JUST FOR BONSAI USE - NICE PLANTS!!

These are a grade of our standard, traditional Greenmound Juniper that have been trained & grown in a way so as to accent the typical characteristics that are highly sought after in Greenmound Juniper for use as bonsai subjects. They come already staked. We call them "pre-bonsai", because while we don't actually perform any sort of "bonsai" on these plants, they are what we consider to be the perfect subjects, and just waiting for someone to start working their magic - they're pretty much ready to start!!






COMMONLY USED FOR GROUNDCOVER AND BONSAI

Green Mound Juniper (procumbens nana) is a very low growing groundcover juniper with rigid, bright green foliage. Very hardy, and a great bonsai and topiary subject. Good green color year round......very popular!!





Green Mound Juniper Bar Harbor Juniper Blue Chip Juniper / Juniperus Blue Pacific Juniper

COMMONLY USED FOR GROUNDCOVER AND BONSAI

Green Mound Juniper (procumbens nana) is a very low growing groundcover juniper with rigid, bright green foliage. Very hardy, and a great bonsai and topiary subject. Good green color year round......very popular!!





VERY HARDY GROUNDCOVER CHOICE WITH UNUSUAL WINTER COLOR

Bar Harbor Juniper makes a very good groundcover, rarely reaching heights of more than 6-8 inches. Foliage is a nice bluish green color, turning a purplish color in winter. Good choice for both warm, and cold climates.






GREAT GROUNDCOVER CHOICE FOR NORTHERN CLIMATES

Blue Chip Juniper is a brilliantly colored low growing juniper that makes a wonderful groundcover or mass planting for slopes. Foliage is a silver / blue color during the warmer time of year, and displays attractive purplish colored tips during the winter. Probably the best color of any J. horizontalis groundcover cultivar!!





EXTREMELY POPULAR JUNIPER GROUNDCOVER


Blue Pacific Juniper has nice blue/green foliage year round, and when mature provides a good solid carpetlike coverage of dense foliage. Good hardy variety for a very wide range of groundcover applications.





Blue Pacific Juniper Blue Rug Wiltoni Juniper Blue Star Juniper Blue Star Juniper

SLIGHTLY LARGER SIZE - EXCELLENT DEAL


Blue Pacific Juniper has nice blue/green foliage year round, and when mature provides a good solid carpetlike coverage of dense foliage. Good hardy variety for a very wide range of groundcover applications.






OLD TRADITIONAL GROUNDCOVER SELECTION

Blue Rug Wiltoni is a very flat growing form of juniper with long trailing branches reaching up to 8 ft in length. Foliage is a nice silvery blue color, and takes on a light "purplish" tinge during winter months. Extremely hardy - adapts to a wide range of soils & conditions.






VERY SHOWY FOLIAGE COLOR YEAR ROUND

Blue Star Juniper has a low growing, rounded, compact growth habit. It has very rich, silvery-blue needles year around. Makes a good groundcover, or accent choice. Does especially well in cooler, more temperate climates.





ONLY AVAILABLE ONCE OR TWICE PER YEAR

Blue Star Juniper has a low growing, rounded, compact growth habit. It has very rich, silvery-blue needles year around. Makes a good groundcover, or accent choice. Does especially well in cooler, more temperate climates.




Calgary Carpet Juniper Golden Pacific Juniper Juniperus davurica Expansa Parsoni

EXCELLENT COLD HARDINESS - EXCELLENT GROUNDCOVER JUNIPER FOR COLDER CLIMATES

Calgary Carpet Juniper makes a great groundcover choice for most any climate - very durable. Dense foliage & branching gives good, solid coverage. A very handsome juniper with bright green soft foliage year round. Very cold hardy - creates a 12" tall bright green groundcover with no maintenance at all.









NEW JUNIPER INTRODUCTION - COLORFUL GROUNDCOVER!!


Golden Pacific Juniper is a new introduction of juniper from the Garden Debut line of new plant products. Has very bright golden yellow foliage, and a low growing, trailing habit. Makes a great groundcover! Color is outstanding in full sun locations.





ONE OF THE BEST CHOICES FOR LOW MAINTENANCE EVERGREEN GROUNDCOVER


Parsoni Juniper is a great choice for a low growing groundcover evergreen border in areas where other species have failed. Extremely adaptable, and extremely low maintenance Parsoni Juniper is especially well suited for areas with high humidity.