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Ajuga Black Scallop

Ajuga Black Scallop

Black Scallop Bugle Weed

Black Scallop' is the most attractive Ajuga to come along in recent years. This low growing groundcover will quickly become your new favorite! Brilliant deep blue flowers cover this creeping beauty from May through June, creating a sharp contrast ...

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Ajuga Chocolate Chip

Ajuga Chocolate Chip

Chocolate Chip Bugleweed

Our latest favorite! The tiny leaves are a rich, chocolate-brown color with hints of deep purple. Blue flower spikes arise in May, adding only two inches to the height of the plant. This miniature is perfect for small spaces or as a slow spreading...

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Ajuga pyramidalis Metalica Crispa

Ajuga pyramidalis Metalica Crispa

Metallica Bugleweed

This shiny bronze leaved Bugleweed will quickly become one of your favorites. 'Metallica' and other Ajuga are also called Carpet Bugle because of the dense carpet that it forms quickly by its spreading rhizomes. Its aggressive nature makes it a ke...

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Ajuga reptans Burgundy Glow

Ajuga reptans Burgundy Glow

Burgundy Glow Bugleweed

Textured foliage creeps along in brilliant shades of pink, white and green. Flower spikes are deep blue, blooming May to June. Great color for a shade groundcover.

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Alchemilla mollis

Alchemilla mollis

Ladys Mantle

Gray-green leaves are captivating when filled with droplets of a morning dew. A good edging plant or groundcover, it requires moist soil. Small yellow-green flowers produced in late spring.

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Allium karataviense

Allium karataviense

Turkistan Ornamental Onion

Low growing, thick gray-green leaves emerge in spring in pairs. From the center of each pair comes a short stalk with a large bud that opens in summer to reveal a large muted pink sphere of star-shaped flowers. Deer resistant!

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Alyssum montanum Mountain Gold

Alyssum montanum Mountain Gold

Alyssum Mountain Gold, Basket of Gold

This low growing perennial will make you think you are off to see the wizard! Just follow its golden flowered carpet that will creep and crawl among the rocks or stepping stones of your garden. Starting in mid to late spring, its silvery grey foli...

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Amsonia ciliata var. filifolia 'Georgia Pancake'

Amsonia ciliata var. filifolia 'Georgia Pancake'

Georgia Pancake Creeping Blue Star

Tough and textured, this selection's long, soft, needle-like foliage creates a dreamy garden groundcover that is perfectly topped with clusters of pale blue, star-like flowers in late May. Outstanding yellow fall foliage color.

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Anemone 'Madonna'

Anemone 'Madonna'

Madonna Snowdrop

Attractive green leaves form a lush groundcover in early spring. Starting in early summer 2" cup-shaped white flowers are held high above the foliage. Unusual cottony seed heads follow and occasionally a rebloom of flowers in the fall.

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Anemone canadensis

Anemone canadensis

Canadian Amenone, Windflower

This native charmer is not found in the garden much but is a stand out in the wild as it colonizes moist areas along bodies of water or stream banks in semi-shaded areas. Just because it's uncommon in the home landscape doesn't mean it shouldn't be t...

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Arctostaphylos Massachusetts Hybrid

Arctostaphylos Massachusetts Hybrid

Massachusetts Hybrid Kinnickinnick, Bearberry

This beautiful looking native groundcover has an incredibly refined look for a plant that revels in poor, dry, infertile soils. 'Massachusetts' is a nearly prostrate grower with small, lustrous, deep green evergreen foliage that hugs the branches,...

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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Kinnickinnick, Bearberry

Evergreen, low-growing native ground cover. Dark green, glossy foliage turns reddish-bronze in fall, and persistent red berries in winter add color for each season! Berries attractive to many woodland creatures.

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Aronia melanocarpa Ground Hug™

Aronia melanocarpa Ground Hug™

Ground Hug™ Chokeberry

Ground Hug Aronia is a super tough native shrub that naturally grows as a dense groundcover. This unique habit makes it the ideal plant for transforming difficult areas into beautiful, low maintenance pl...

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Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape Mound™

Aronia melanocarpa Low Scape Mound™

Low Scape Mound™ Aronia

Low Scape Mound™ aronia is a tough, tolerant, tidy little mound of glossy green foliage. In spring, it's covered in hundreds of dainty white flowers, and in autumn, the leaves turn brilliant red to c...

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Artemesia Silver Brocade

Artemesia Silver Brocade

Silver Brocade Artemesia

Outstanding foliage with stunning silver-grey color along with superb texture from its scalloped dissection are this selection's calling card and one that will keep it looking stunning in the garden all season! Deer resistant. Drought resistant once ...

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Asarum arifolium Hexastyles

Asarum arifolium Hexastyles

Arrow Leaf Ginger

Arrow Leaf Ginger is a beautiful green low growing ground cover, perfect for shaded woodland areas. In early to late summer this native Ginger produces unique purple flowers or jug like blossoms that are truly different than other perennials. ...

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Asarum maximum Ling Ling

Asarum maximum Ling Ling

Ling Ling Panda Face Ginger

These stunning black and white 2 inch velvety blooms peek out from under its fabulous foliage. The leaves are heart shaped and glossy dark green mottled with silvery blotches.

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Asarum splendens

Asarum splendens

Chinese Wild Ginger

Large, arching dark green leaves are heavily laced with silvery mottling throughout. In spring dark purple 2" flowers emerge. Grow as a groundcover for the woodland garden. Also good for containers or borders.

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Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

White Woodland Aster

Asters are the backbone of many late summer and fall landscapes. The white woodland aster is a terrific ground cover and is especially valuable because it grows so well in dry shade. Thin, dark mahogany stems are topped with clouds of white flower...

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Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'

Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'

White Heath Aster

Heath aster bursts into fragrant yellow centered, white daisy-like bloom in early fall. Narrow grey-green foliage is an important larval butterfly food. Easy to grow, this tolerant perennial thrives as a groundcover in dry conditions. Butterflies ...

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Astrantia major 'Sparkling Stars Pink'

Astrantia major 'Sparkling Stars Pink'

Sparling Stars Pink Masterwort

An upright, clump forming perennial with beautiful small pink flowers which are surrounded by a prominent pink bract. The colorful, pin cushion-like flowers bloom from June through August attracting both bees and butterflies! Thrives in both full ...

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Athyrium filix femina

Athyrium filix femina

Common Ladyfern

Bright green, lacy fronds rise from the crown of this hard working Fern creating a fine textured, robust vase shaped plant that provides cover for ground frequenting birds and other landscape critters. This deciduous fern is vigorous, easy to grow an...

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Athyrium X Branford Rambler

Athyrium X Branford Rambler

Branford Rambler Fern

Functional and beautiful, this selection is a cross between Lady Fern and Japanese Painted Fern creating a classic "best of both worlds" fern that will really show off in the landscape. Upright, spreading, and mound-forming, this plant's deeply disse...

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Azalea Joseph Hill

Azalea Joseph Hill

Joseph Hill Evergreen Azalea

Any garden would relish the dense, trailing form of this hybrid from Polly Hill Arboretum on Cape Cod, but the dependable, bright red flowers make it a must! Dark, true evergreen foliage makes this hardy selection an excellent groundcover....

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