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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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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' Aspidistra / Cast iron Plant Frosty Fire Dianthus

A great perennial groundcover with dark green, purplish / burgundy, and creamy white foliage. Bright blue flowers produced in mid spring, Virtually maintenance free ! Spreads easily once established.




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Great groundcover that thrives in part shade to full shade locations. Evergreen - remains dark green year round. Low maintenance plant! Thick, leathery texture - has a somewhat "tropical plant" appearance.




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Frosty Fire Dianthus is a low growing, flowering grasslike perennial with bright cherry red blooms from May through mid summer. Forms mats of silvery blue blade-like foliage. Very adaptable and low maintenance. Great groundcover!




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Moonshadow Wintercreeper Euonymus Big Blue Liriope Grass Big Blue Liriope Grass

Moonshadow is an interesting euonymus variety that be used as a low groundcover, accent plantings, or even trained to climb walls. Golden yellow centers on the leaves are trimmed in a dark green color. Very hardy.




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A quick, no maintenance way to add a natural, carefree touch that can only be achieved with ornamental grasses. Nice splash of color with purple bloom spikes in summer, followed by very dark purplish black berries in winter.




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Same nice super hardy Big Blue as our Size 1 plants, just in a larger size. Full, established one gallon container sized clumps. Works great as a border along walkways, or in groups around the base of taller trees & shrubs.




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Black Mondo Grass Black Mondo Grass Dwarf Mondo Grass

Black Mondo Grass has fine bladelike foliage that is dark purplish black in color year round. Lavender flowers during summer months, with dark purple berries through fall, and winter in most areas. Great groundcover or accent choice.




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Black Mondo Grass has fine bladelike foliage that is dark purplish black in color year round. Lavender flowers during summer months, with dark purple berries through fall, and winter in most areas. Great groundcover or accent choice.




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Dwarf Mondo Grass is a shorter, more compact version of the original Mondo and is commonly used as edging or borders along pathways, in rock gardens, and even incorporated into many Bonsai or Asian themed plantings.




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Dwarf Mondo Grass Emerald Goddess Liriope Grass Green Mondo Grass
Grass - Mondo / Size 1
Our Price: $5.25

Dwarf Mondo is a shorter, more compact version of the original Mondo grass, and is commonly used as edging or borders along pathways, in rock gardens, and even incorporated into many Bonsai or Asian themed plantings.




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A specially designed Liriope variety that has increased cold hardiness, growth rate, green color through winter, and superior disease resistance. Endless variety of possible uses - thrives in full sun, or shade. Bulletproof!!




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Perennial evergreen grass with fine textured foliage year round. Displays bright lilac colored flowers during summer. Very hardy - will adapt to almost any soil composition, and works great in full sun.....or full shade!!




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Green Mondo Grass Pink Muhly Grass / muhlebergia capillaris Pink Muhly Grass / muhlebergia capillaris
Grass - Mondo / Size 2
Our Price: $9.50

Green Mondo is a dark green perennial evergreen grass with fine textured foliage year round. Has a large display of lilac colored flower spikes thru summer. Very hardy - will adapt and work great in full sun or shade!!




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Pink Muhly is an ornamental native grass with fine blade foliage, and soft, feathery billows of pink blooms / seed heads. Blooms begin in late summer, and last through fall turning brown in winter. Tolerates poor, soils & conditions.



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Pink Muhly is an ornamental native grass with fine blade foliage, and soft, feathery billows of pink blooms / seed heads. Blooms begin in late summer, and last through fall turning brown in winter. Tolerates poor, soils & conditions.




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Variegated Liriope Grass Variegated Liriope Grass Green Mound Juniper

Nice Liriope variety with yellow & creamy colored striping throughout the green blade foliage. Produces purple colored flower spikes in summer. Great for edging, foreground plantings, or groundcover.




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Larger, more mature size of our Size 1 Variegated Liriope. Great to accent, or add a little color & texture variation, to most any landscape areas. Loves full sun! Use for edging along beds, or bordering walkways.




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This Greenmound selection is meant for use more as a groundcover than bonsai - but have had folks use them for either purpose. Forms a hardy green carpet with very rigid branching & stiff low growing foliage.




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Green Mound Juniper Andorra Compacta Juniper ( Juniperus ) Andorra Compacta Juniper ( Juniperus )

This Greenmound selection is meant for use more as a groundcover than bonsai - but have had folks use them for either purpose. Forms a hardy green carpet. Also known as Procumbens Nana, or "Pro nana" Juniper.




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Andorra Compacta is a very dense, hardy juniper that is commonly used as low growing foundations, accents, as well as a groundcover. Foliage is bright green with purplish bronze winter coloration. Very nice juniper variety!!




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Andorra Compacta is a very dense, hardy juniper that is commonly used as low growing foundations, accents, as well as a groundcover. Foliage is bright green with purplish bronze winter coloration. Very nice juniper variety!!




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Bar Harbor Juniper Bar Harbor Juniper Blue Chip Juniper / Juniperus

One of the absolute best suited junipers for use as a groundcover. Extremely hardy, nice color in all seasons, good growth rate, drought tolerant - easy to grow! Very effective for complete coverage.




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Extremely hardy, nice color in all seasons, good growth rate, drought tolerant - easy to grow! A slightly larger, older size of our popular Size 1 plant. Typically we have these available once or twice per year.




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Blue Chip Juniper makes a good groundcover or mass planting for slopes & banks. Foliage is a silver/blue color during spring & summer, with purplish colored tips during the winter. Nice color in any season




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Blue Pacific Juniper Blue Pacific Juniper Blue Rug Wiltoni Juniper

Very popular, low maintenance groundcover juniper. Good growth rate, and very nice green/blue color year round. Easily trimmed or edged back if needed. One of our top selling plants every year!!




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Easy to grow, low maintenance juniper. Very popular groundcover choice with consistent blue/green color year round - one of our best sellers! Larger, more mature size than our popular Size 1 plants.




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Blue Rug Wiltoni is a very flat growing form of juniper with 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.




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Blue Rug Wiltoni Juniper Blue Star Juniper Blue Star Juniper

Blue Rug Wiltoni is a very flat growing form of juniper with a nice silvery blue color, and takes on a light "purplish" tinge during winter months. Extremely hardy & adaptable - hardy one gallon plants.




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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.




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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.




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