Ground Cover

Deutzia Yuki Cherry BlossomĀ®

Botanical Name: Deutzia x ‘NCDX2’ ppaf
Common Name: Deutzia Yuki Cherry BlossomĀ®
Zone: 5-8
Height Average: 1-2′
Spread Average: 1-2′
Habit: Low growing mounded
Culture: Full sun to part sun
Foliage: Small green leaves, burgundy purple fall color
Flower: Bell shaped pink flowers
Comments: Can be used as a groundcover

 

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Juniper ‘All Gold’

Botanical Name: Juniperus conferta ‘All Gold’
Common Name: Juniper ‘All Gold’
Zone: 4-10
Height Average: 6-12″
Spread Average: 5-6′
Habit: Low growing groundcover
Culture: Full sun, well drained soil
Foliage: Evergreen golden foliage
Flower:
Comments: Best color in full sun, golden selection of ‘Blue Pacific’ Juniper

 

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Rose Apricot Drift PPAF

Botanical Name: Rosa ‘Meimirrote’ PPAF
Common Name: Rose Apricot Drift
Zone: 5-9
Height Average: 1-2′
Spread Average: 2-3′
Habit: Compact, low growing
Culture: Sun to part sun
Foliage: Glossy deep green
Flower: Bright double peach colored blooms from spring to fall
Comments: True groundcover rose

 

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Jasmine Asiatic ‘Snow N Summer’

Botanical Name: Trachelospemum asiaticum ‘Snow N Summer’
Common Name: Jasmine Asiatic ‘Snow N Summer’
Zone: 6-9
Height Average: 4-6″
Spread Average: 3′
Habit: Horizontally spreading ground cover
Culture: Shade to part shade
Foliage: New growth is striking pink turning to clear white, then to variegated white and emerald green on older foliage
Flower: None
Comments: Excellent colorful ground cover, great for container gardens and hanging baskets, superior color to other Asian Jasmines

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Juniper Parsons

Botanical Name: Juniperus davurica ‘Expansa’
Common Name: Juniper Parsons
Zone: 6-9
Height Average: 1-2′
Spread Average: 3-5′
Habit: Low mound with rigid horizontal branches
Culture: Sun
Foliage: Dark green
Flower: Inconspicuous
Comments: Very durable, used as a large mounding ground cover, drought and heat resistant

 

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Juniper ‘Sargents’

Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis ‘Sargentii’
Common Name: Juniper ‘Sargents’
Zone: 6-9
Height Average: 6-8″
Spread Average: 4-5′
Habit: Low spreading ground cover
Culture: Sun
Foliage: Rich green
Flower: Inconspicuous
Comments: Durable ground cover, withstands heat and is drought tolerant, nice in raised planters

 

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Juniper ‘Dwarf Procumbens’

Botanical Name: Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’
Common Name: Juniper ‘Dwarf Procumbens’
Zone: 4-8
Height Average: 3-5″
Spread Average: 3-4′
Habit: Low spreading
Culture: Sun to part sun
Foliage: Green
Flower: None
Comments: Tough, durable ground cover used on banks or in rock gardens; heat and drought resistant

 

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Juniper ‘Blue Rug’

Botanical Name: Juniperus horizontalis ‘Wiltoni’
Common Name: Juniper ‘Blue Rug’
Zone: 5-9
Height Average: 3-4″
Spread Average: 3-5′
Habit: Very low growing like a ground cover
Culture: Sun
Foliage: Blue-green becoming more blue in winter, light blue berry like usually on older plantings
Flower: None
Comments: Very durable, used as a ground cover on banks or for evergreen color on deciduous shrubs and small trees

 

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Juniper ‘Blue Pacific’

Botanical Name: Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacific’
Common Name: Juniper ‘Blue Pacific’
Zone: 6-8
Height Average: 6-10″
Spread Average: 3-5′
Habit: Spreading
Culture: Sun but will tolerate light shade
Foliage: Green with blueish cast
Flower: Inconspicuous
Comments: Good, durable ground cover; used on banks or in mass plantings, drapes well in raised planters

 

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Cotoneaster ‘Scarlet Leader’

Botanical Name: Cotoneaster salicifolius ‘Scarlet Leader’
Common Name: Cotoneaster ‘Scarlet Leader’
Zone: 6-8
Height Average: 6-12″
Spread Average: 3′
Habit: Spreading low ground cover
Culture: Sun to part sun
Foliage: Dark glossy green with new growth stems that are reddish in color
Flower: White blooms in April, red fruit from fall to April
Comments: Good ground cover for banks and slopes, goes well in rock gardens, holds foliage well in winter

 

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