Moderate Water, Groundcover


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Geranium Karmina

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Common Name: Karmina Biokovo Geranium
Bloom Season: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: Dark Pink/Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade Shade

Mature Height: 6-12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Hybrid Geranium that spreads by rhizomes. It has nice, full green foliage that can spread to make a nice carpet of blooms


Veronica pectinata

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Common Name: Wooly Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: Spreading
Description:

Forms a low growing mat of 3” high foliage. Spreads by stems that root at the joint for a nice groundcover. Produces outstanding blue blooms in spring.


Thymus vulgaris

Common Name: Thyme
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Household herb, good for low edging on border.


Teucrium polium

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Common Name: Felty Germander
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

A nice, low growing low care perennial. I’ve had it in my beds for a couple of years and enjoy its bright grey foliage.


Ipomea x multifida

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Common Name: Cardinal Climber
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12'
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Fast growing vine- provide support, covered with bright red flowers in summer. Larger leaves than cypress vine. Does not reseed. Great plant for hummingbirds. It provides more "green" on a trellis than Cypress Vine.


Delosperma dyeri 'Psdold'

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Common Name: Red Mountain Iceplant
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Color breakthrough! HOT, glowing red flowers. Planting several plants can result in a nice groundcover. Plant Select® award winner.


Veronica prostrata

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Common Name: Nestor
Bloom Season: Late Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Stems are hairy. Mat forming. Performs well. Good for low, front of border plantings.


Veronica 'Blue Reflection'

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Common Name: Creeping Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Blue Reflection is a very nice, fast growing plant. It can cover three feet by the second season. Do not over water.Good drainage needed.


Garden Notes: Can be a little tough to keep going consistently. Covers itself with blue blooms in early spring, then makes a nice dense, dark green groundcover the rest of the year. Does not survive severe drought or over watering well.

Teucrium chamaedris

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Common Name: Germander
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Rose/Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 4"
Description:

Semi-evergreen shrublet, Spreads to make groundcover, dry partial shaded areas, takes pruning well, cut back after blooming to promote bushiness.


Teucrium aroanium

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Common Name: Gray Creeping Germander
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

A great low care plant. Easy to grow, long bloom season, attractive through winter. Great for the forefront of beds.


Garden Notes: This is one of my favorites! Nearly continuous blooms through the summer with no deadheading needed. Creates dense growth to smother weeds. Spreads by roots very lightly. Easy to control growth. I have had no troubles with it. It gets better each year. TRY IT!!!