What This Ground Cover Looks Like and Where It Grows: The blades of Liriope spicata reach, at most, 1 foot in height, with a narrower spread. This is a clump-forming perennial, which further associates it with ornamental grasses in people's minds.
Creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) produces a colorful spring carpet of soft pastel hues. Little expert knowledge is needed on how to plant and care for creeping phlox. Growing creeping phlox over a rockery or in tough soil conditions provides a nearly carefree ground cover or cascading plant.
Moss Rose plants are grown from seeds. Moss Rose seeds can be directly seeded into your flower garden, or seeded indoors for transplanting later. For growing Mose Rose, an early, indoor start, translates into an earlier bloom. Sow seeds early in the season and cover lightly with 1/8" of fine garden or seed starting soil.
Creeping myrtle ground cover is an easy-to-grow, low-to-the-ground plant that is low maintenance and a fast growing evergreen, according to Axl J. Amistaadt for SFGate. It can also be called common periwinkle, Vinca minor or lesser periwinkle.
Society Garlic Full sun ground cover, that may repel snakes. Has a strong garlic scent. Don't plant by the front door! Find this Pin and more on Favorite Trees, Palms and Plants by landarchmike. Society Garlic Plant Type(s): Perennial Environment: best in full sun; frequent during growing, less frequent watering during flowering.
Spotted dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) grows well in full shade and part shade, making it a suitable plant to fill in shady areas as well as garden areas that transition from shade to sun. This low-growing ground cover comes in a variety of cultivars with a wide array of foliage color variations.
Today, sweet woodruff is most commonly used as a ground cover in shady areas. Sweet woodruff ground cover, with its star-shaped whorls of leaves and lacy white flowers, can add interesting texture and spark to a deeply shaded part of the garden. Sweet woodruff care is easy and taking the time to plant sweet woodruff is well worth the effort.