Ground Covers

Ground covers are invaluable for smothering weeds and conserving soil moisture. We have a range of ground hugging plants available that are easy to grow and fill the most difficult of sites.
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BABY SUN ROSE
BABY SUN ROSE
PLANTS: PAPT
The perfect ground cover for sun-drenched slopes, soaking up the searing summer sun while keeping the soil cool and weed-free. Not just a hardy living mulch, toss the piquant leaves into a salad too!
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BALLOTA 'DWARF'
BALLOTA 'DWARF'
PLANTS: PBAP
Useful in any garden, the dense, felted, silver-grey leaves are the perfect complement to pastel plantings, grasses and other perennials.
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BLUE CHALK STICKS
BLUE CHALK STICKS
PLANTS: PSERE
This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en masse, it creates a dense rippling mat of compact silver-blue leaves that flow between other succulents and shrubs like a turquoise ...
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BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue'
BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue'
PLANTS: PFEEJ
The bluest of the blue fescues, this grass is the perfect foil for tough summer lavenders and perennials as it holds its form and colour for the whole season. Plant in groups of three or more for maximum impact.
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COMMON SAGE
COMMON SAGE
PLANTS: PSAG
Every herb garden needs sage and every cook appreciates the versatility of this culinary herb. Use it in stuffings, to make sage butter or to add flavour to chicken dishes. It's a wonderful addition to any garden for ...
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COTTAGE FLOWER DUO
COTTAGE FLOWER DUO
PLANTS: PCOG
The essential starter pack to begin your cottage flower border. Includes three plants each of Catmint `Walker's Low' and Evening Primrose `Pink' - a surefire combination that we use at Heronswood to create a long- ...
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DIANTHUS 'DORIS'
DIANTHUS 'DORIS'
PLANTS: PDID
The dense silver foliage is ideal for lining garden pathways or as a feature at the front of garden beds and borders where it forms compact mounds topped with heavily scented shell-pink flowers in spring. The ...
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EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
PLANTS: PEUMY
A useful foliage and flowering plant. The spiralling leaves are so symmetrically formed, they look like they belong on a reptile rather than a plant. Flowers start acid green then fade to a dusty pink in late ...
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EVENING PRIMROSE 'PINK'
EVENING PRIMROSE 'PINK'
PLANTS: PEVP
Generous and exuberant, evening primrose flowers all summer, with soft, pink flowers in such profusion they provide months of colour. Best planted as a border or ground cover in high traffic areas to contain its ...
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GARDEN THYME
GARDEN THYME
PLANTS: PTHCO
The most commonly used kitchen herb, thyme is a staple for any herb garden. Easy to grow in dry and sunny spots, thyme forms a dense, weed-suppressing ground cover that has a delicate and attractive flower ...
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GERANIUM 'ROZANNE'
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE'
PLANTS: PGERO
Bright, violet-blue flowers, each with a white central eye, adorn this cranesbill for months on end. Delicate, red veins radiate outward into each petal. Come early spring, beautiful lobed foliage emerges, forming a ...
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GREEK MOUNTAIN TEA
GREEK MOUNTAIN TEA
PLANTS: WTEG
This tough Mediterranean herb forms a decorative carpet of felted silver leaves. During spring, furry spikes of acid-yellow flowers appear. A perfect ground cover for any sunbaked spot.
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GREEK OREGANO
GREEK OREGANO
PLANTS: PORV
Oregano is closely related to marjoram but has a coarser texture and a stronger flavour. Greek Oregano, known locally as `rigani', has very pungent dried flower-tops that are most commonly used in Greek cooking. ...
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HANGING ROSEMARY
HANGING ROSEMARY
PLANTS: PROS
A carpet of fragrant foliage to drape over walls or to use as a ground cover, this excellent culinary rosemary is also tolerant of drought and seaspray. Revels in full sun. Delicious with lamb roast and potatoes.
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HELLEBORE 'PRIMROSE YELLOW DARK CENTRE'
HELLEBORE 'PRIMROSE YELLOW DARK CENTRE'
PLANTS: PHEYP
Soft, luminescent yellow flowers add a splash of welcome colour to shadier areas of the garden.
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LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS'
LAMB'S EARS 'BIG EARS'
PLANTS: PLAMB
An outstanding silver-leaved ground cover whose soft appearance belies its toughness. Versatile and vigorous, 'Big Ears' tolerates even the harshest of soils. Great to use in hot spots where other plants fail to ...
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LAMB'S EARS BIG EARS 3 PACK
LAMB'S EARS BIG EARS 3 PACK
PLANTS: PLAMB3
An outstanding, silver-leaved ground cover whose soft appearance belies its toughness. Versatile and vigorous, 'Big Ears' tolerates even the harshest of soils. Great to use in hot spots where other plants fail to ...
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LEMON THYME
LEMON THYME
PLANTS: PTHL
A lemony version of this popular garden staple, the fragrant foliage is perfectly paired with fish or poultry dishes. Masses of pink spring blossoms attract the bees while the foliage deters the bad bugs.
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OREGANO 'THUMBLES GOLD'
OREGANO 'THUMBLES GOLD'
PLANTS: PORTG
Edible and ornamental, this less vigorous variety of oregano is an excellent ground cover, useful foliage plant and wonderful addition to the herb or kitchen garden, offering vibrant foliage contrasts and spicy, ...
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PINK VALERIAN
PINK VALERIAN
PLANTS: PVAR
This perennial valerian is a spring stalwart, producing huge, airy heads of reddish-pink flowers. This rosy display combines well with most cottage plants. After a hard summer trim, centranthus will repeat flower ...
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PRINCESS LILY CLAIRE
PRINCESS LILY CLAIRE
PLANTS: PALCL
The bright, pure-white flowers of this low-growing lily are prolific throughout the warmer months and will take far more heat than their delicate appearance would suggest. Compact with a neat mounding habit and ...
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SEA LAVENDER
SEA LAVENDER
PLANTS: PSEL
With everlasting papery purple-blue flowers fading to white with age, the Sea Lavender can flower all year. This plant will take all the heat and drought that our southern summers can dish out. A must for all ...
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Sicilian Chamomile
Sicilian Chamomile
PLANTS: PANCU
A hardy evergreen perennial with large 6cm diameter white daisy flowers from spring to summer and striking blue-grey foliage in winter.
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VARIEGATED SAGE
VARIEGATED SAGE
PLANTS: PVSA
A must for the herb garden because of its colour and flavour. Golden leaves with dark-green splashes provide contrast in the garden year round. Grow somewhere sunny and don't over water as the flavour is best when it ...
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KITCHEN GARDEN COLLECTION
KITCHEN GARDEN COLLECTION
PLANTS: PCOKG
A collection of must have Digger's herbs for the gardener who loves to cook. Includes one each of Mint, Stevia sugar plant, Rosemary Tuscan Blue, varigated sage, Golden Marjoram, Greek Oregano, Vietnamese Mint, Common and Lemon Thyme. This collection will equip the Digger's gardener with herbs for all cuisines once they step out of the garden an...
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ULTIMATE GARDENERS 2020 GIFT COMBO
ULTIMATE GARDENERS 2020 GIFT COMBO
BOOKS: AUGC
MEMBERS SAVE OVER 50% - Exclusive 2020 Gardener's Combo The ultimate gardener's gift combining Diggers 2020 Harvest Calendar, Perpetual Moon Planting Guide, Companion Planting Poster and our new Companion Planting Seed Collection (containing 8 packets of seeds).
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Beetroot 'Chioggia', Tomato 'Tommy Toe', Cucumber 'Double Yield' and Zucchini 'Black Beauty' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
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