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Ground Cover Plants

Ground cover plants are a brilliant way to pack your garden full of colourful plants, adding some structure and form to your borders and plots and reducing the need for weeding!

We supply a choice of flowering ground cover plants, ground cover plants for full sun or shade, as well as those plants that create a fragrant, floral or lush 'carpet' to enhance your planting scheme.


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Adriatic Bellflower Plant

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A pretty perennial which will slowly spread to form a delicate-looking ground cover. Clusters of blue star-like flowers with white centres are produced all summer long.
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Supplied as compost block-grown plants.

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Chameleon Plant

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Bright green leaves become overlaid with shades of cream and red. Masses of white flowers mid summer. Tolerates both very wet and very dry soils.
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Supplied as a pot grown plant.

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Confederate Violet 'Sorority Sisters'

Confederate Violet 'Sorority Sisters'

A lovely ground hugging perennial. Beautiful flowers in shades of light blue, dark blue, red, white and even speckled appear mid Spring. Rich green, heart-shaped foliage.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Coral Bells 'Bressingham Hybrids'

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A beautiful evergreen that forms a mound of puckered green leaves. Early Summer delicate small bell-shaped flowers in shades of pink rise on wiry stems. Ground Cover.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Coral Bells 'Palace Purple'

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A beautiful evergreen that forms a mound of puckered purple leaves topped with small bell-shaped pinky white flowers in late Spring to early Summer. Ground Cover.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Corkscrew Rush

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Contorted and twisted green stems form attractive clumps. Happy in damper conditions so perfect for pond-side planting. Evergreen in habit.
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English Daisy Seed

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Common Daisy is so beautiful with it's white petals and sunshine yellow centre. Perennial, evergreen, ground cover habit, likes a sunny position; loved by bees
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 2,500 seeds

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Herb Of Jupiter Plant

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Botanically it is known as Sempervivum, but also known as the House Leek. Great for rockery gardens in a sunny position. Has many health benefits.
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Lily of The Valley

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A real Victorian favourite. Gorgeous sweetly scented white bell like flowers. Lush green semi-evergreen foliage. A lovely ground cover and perfect for semi-shade.
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Supplied as freshly lifted 'pips' / growing plants depending on time of year.

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Pfitzer Juniper 'Old Gold'

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A hardy, evergreen conifer with a low growing habit, making it excellent as ground cover or for a rockery. Fragrant golden-yellow foliage.
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Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 2ltr pot.

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Rock Rose 'Mutabile' Mixed

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Also known as the Sun Rose or Rush Rose. Dainty little flowers in a wide range of colours from pastels to vivids appear in late spring atop wiry foliage. Utterly drought tolerant.
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Sweet Violet 'Royal Wedding'

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A delightful, little, fragrant white flower with ever green foliage. Easy to grow and thrives in shade. Also know as the wood violet.
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Sweet Violet 'Rubra'

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A delightful wine red/purple flower with heart shaped evergreen leaves, a perennial plant that makes excellent ground cover particularly in shady positions.
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Wild Red Clover Seed

Wild Red Clover Seed

Perennial. A beautiful purple/pink flowering addition to your garden to encourage pollinating insects (particularly bumblebees) and to increase fertility of your soil.
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Supplied as a packet approximately 1500 seeds - sufficient to cover an area of 1.5 metre squared

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Wild White Clover Seed

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This provides excellent pollen for honey bees, is very easy to grow and looks really pretty with it's white flowers! Will grow on poor soil. Perennial.
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Supplied as a packet of approximately 3000 seeds - sufficient for an area of 3 square metres.

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Winter Heath 'Darley Dale'

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Hardy, evergreen heather with mid green foliage and pink flowers November to April. Reaches 18" (45cm) tall, spread of 36" (90cm).
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Winter Heath 'Kramer's Red'

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Great ground cover with magenta red flowers in winter and wpring with bronze green foliage. Quick to grow, reaches 14" (35 cm) tall by 24" (60 cm) wide.
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Winter Heath 'Margaret Porter'

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Winter Heath with mid-green foliage, cream-tipped when young, and lilac flowers. Flowers December-May. Good ground cover. Grows 8" (20 cm) high with a spread of 18" (45 cm).
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Winter Heath 'Mary Helen'

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Winter Heath with yellow-gold foliage, with pink flowers. Flowers Feb-May. Good ground cover. Grows 10" (25 cm) high with a spread of 18" (45 cm).
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Winter Heath 'Silberschmelze'

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Winter Heath with mid-green foliage, cream-tipped in spring, white flowers. Flowers December-May. Good ground cover. Grows 18" (45 cm) high with a spread of 3 ft (100 cm)).
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Winter Heath 'White Perfection'

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Winter Heath with bright green foliage, yellow-tipped in spring, and white flowers. Flowers December-April. Grows 18" (45 cm) high. Good as ground cover.
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Aubrieta Plant

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A reliable mix that produces large flowers in shades of blue, purple and carmine red. Performs well in full sun and poorer soils. Evergreen. Ground Cover.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants (supplied in mixed colours only).

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Bird-bill Dayflower Plant 'Electric Blue'

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Thin grass like leaves terminate in a pretty blue flower that look like miniature Iris. Each flower lasts just a day. Profuse in flowering. An excellent summer ground cover.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Bloody Cranesbill

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This hardy geranium is tough as old boots! Rosy purple pink flowers smother the bright green foliage throughout the Summer. A superb ground cover.
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Chamomile Lawn

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A special seed-grown strain of dwarf chamomile. The rich green foliage is beautifully scented when crushed under foot. Evergreen. Ground Cover.
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Confederate Violet 'Emperor Magenta Red'

Confederate Violet 'Emperor Magenta Red'

Mounds of rich green, heart-shaped leaves. Masses of wine coloured flowers mid - late Spring. A lovely ground cover plant. Tolerates shade well.
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Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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Creeping Thyme Lawn

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Makes a lovely, lush, green carpet which is surmounted by tiny pink flowers in the summer. Highly aromatic when crushed underfoot. Evergreen.
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Evening Primrose

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Also known as Ozark Sundrops. Bright golden yellow flowers open late in the afternoon. A beautiful ground cover with excellent drought tolerance.
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Heath Pearlwort Lawn

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In our opinion the best of all groundcover lawn alternatives! Utterly hardy, excellent drought resistance. Tolerant of fairly heavy foot traffic. Sometimes known as Irish Moss.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY late May / early June 2021
Supplied as compost block-grown plants.

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Mexicana Gazania

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A real sun-lover! Large daisy-like flowers in a stunningly vivid range of colours. Rich green foliage. Perfect for tubs and containers or 'blanket' planting.
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Supplied as compost block-grown plants (supplied in mixed colours only).

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Milly's Honey Bee Flower Plant Mixture

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A lovely mixture of pollinator friendly plants. Plant out in drifts to give a pretty show of colour all through the Summer until first frosts.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late April 2021
Supplied as compost block grown plants (each block containing approximately 8 different plants).

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Mind Your Own Business

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Forms a carpet of tiny green leaves just a few inches tall. A lovely ground cover plant and particularly pretty when used for edging paths.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY early May 2021
Supplied as a clump grown in a 7cm pot.

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Mind Your Own Business - Glaucous Form

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The glaucous form of this pretty ground cover. Tiny grey-green foliage blankets the ground. Perfect for establishing in the cracks of pavements or edging paths.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY late April / early May 2021
Supplied as a clump grown in a 7cm pot.

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Mind Your Own Business - Pale Green Form

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Pale green foliage clothes the ground. Better in sunnier conditions than other forms of Mind Your Own Business. A cheerful ground cover for greenhouse or garden alike.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY late April / early May 2021
Supplied as a clump grown in a 7cm pot.

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Mint Plant - Silver Mint

Mint Plant - Silver Mint

Silver mint has a grey-green downy leaf with a pretty mauve flower. This variety tends to be grown as an ornamental and makes excellent ground cover.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late May 2021
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Molly's Cottage Garden Flower Plant Mixture

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A lovely selection of different flowers that will give a gorgeous display all summer long. Plant in tubs and planters or mass plant for a stunning show.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late April 2021
Supplied as compost block grown plants (each block containing approximately 8 plants).

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Monkey Flower

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A real dash of colour for the herbaceous border or pond side. Bright scarlet, yellow, orange or cream-coloured flowers have a contrasting splotch of colour.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late May 2021
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Pennyroyal

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A lovely soil-hugging ground cover that exudes a powerful scent of peppermint when crushed. Pretty lavender-blue flowers throughout the summer months. The smallest-leaved of all the mints.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late May 2021
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Periwinkle (Lesser)

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Very pretty star-like blue flowers appear sporadically through spring summer and autumn. Rich green foliage carpets the ground. Tough and utterly hardy. Evergeen.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December 2021
Supplied as bare rooted plants.

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Periwinkle Gertrude Jekyll

Periwinkle Gertrude Jekyll

White flowered Periwinkle with dark green foliage. Makes a lovely ground cover (particularly in those hard to get to areas). Easy to grow and maintain.
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December 2021
Supplied as bare rooted plants.

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Sweet Violet 'Queen Charlotte'

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A beautiful little flower with the most amazing mild scent. Is an excellent ground cover and likes the shade (although will grow in a sunny position too).
Currently Not Available To Purchase - Available from APPROXIMATELY mid / late May 2021
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Sweet Woodruff Plant

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A ground cover herb plant that has attractive scented green foliage and star like white flowers in Spring. Reaches 12 - 18" tall and loves the shade.
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Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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Winter Heath 'Golden Starlet'

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Lime green winter foliage turns bright yellow in summer with stunning snowy white flowers from December to May. Reaches 4-6" tall with a spread of 12-18".
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Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265