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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AEONIUM ARBOREUM VELOUR
AEONIUM ARBOREUM VELOUR
PLANTS: PAVE
Another Aeonium from the 'Atropurpureum' stable from which the jet black 'Schwarzkopf' was selected. This one has a more rounded form with more compact rosettes that retain a green centre contrasting with the deep ...
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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. Toss the piquant leaves into a salad.
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BALLOTA DWARF
BALLOTA DWARF
PLANTS: PBAP
Useful in any garden, the dense silver-grey felted 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
BLUE GRASS
PLANTS: PFEEJ
The bluest of the Blue Fescues, the perfect foil for tough summer lavenders and other tough perennials as it holds its form and colour for the whole season. Easy-care and dependable, simply trim back in early ...
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COMMON SAGE
COMMON SAGE
PLANTS: PSAG
Every herb garden needs a sage plant and every cook appreciates the versatility of this herb. Use it in stuffings, to make sage butter or to add flavour to chicken dishes. Its a wonderful addition to any garden ...
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CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
PLANTS: PCOSA
Vigorous ground cover to drape over rocks, spill out of pots or as a ground cover in sunny spots in the garden. The gently creeping leaves form a thick living mulch and the cool blue flowers just keep on coming ...
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DIANTHUS 'DORIS'
DIANTHUS 'DORIS'
PLANTS: PDID
Shell pink petals with carmine central markings make an excellent addition to a drought tolerant garden. The grey leaves form dense mounds like silver clouds, ideal for lining ...
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DIANTHUS 'NOLA'
DIANTHUS 'NOLA'
PLANTS: PDINO
Pale pink petals with fulffy cut margins and a dash of dark pink in the centre.
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ECHEVERIA PURPLE PEARL
ECHEVERIA PURPLE PEARL
PLANTS: WECGI
Cloudy pink soft leaves that have all the shades of a summer sunset. Let the 'pups' spread out across the ground in the hottest, most sun-drenched of spot in your garden and this beauty will not fail to please. Plant in ...
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EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
PLANTS: PEUMY
The spiraling 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.
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EVENING PRIMROSE PINK
EVENING PRIMROSE PINK
PLANTS: PEVP
Generous and exuberant, the evening primroses are in flower all summer. With soft pink flowers in such profusion that they provide months of colour as a border or groundcover. Perfect for your Diggers garden.
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GARDEN THYME
GARDEN THYME
PLANTS: PTHCO
The most commonly used kitchen herb, this thyme is a staple for any herb garden. Easy to grow in dry and sunny spots forming a dense weed- suppressing ground cover that has a delicate and attractive flower from ...
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HANGING ROSEMARY
HANGING ROSEMARY
PLANTS: PROS
A carpet of fragrant foliage to drape over walls or simply to use as a ground cover. An excellent culinary rosemary, it is also tolerant of drought and seaspray. Revels in full sun and is delicious with lamb and ...
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JELLY BEAN PLANT
JELLY BEAN PLANT
PLANTS: PSERU
Jelly bean-like rounded foliage makes an outstanding ground cover with the added attraction that its leaves turn a bright red in the heat of summer then back again to bright green when the days cool down.
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LEMON THYME
LEMON THYME
PLANTS: PTHL
Fragrant leaves are delicious with any fish or poultry dish imparting a lemony flavour. Masses of pink spring blossom attract the bees while the pungent foliage helps to keep the bad bugs away.
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MINORCAN COTTON LAVENDER
MINORCAN COTTON LAVENDER
PLANTS: PSANM
From the sun drenched Balearic Islands comes this carpeting Cotton Lavender. A spreading prostrate shrub this remarkable species has evolved to survive the dry windswept coastlines. During late spring, the aromatic ...
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MOUNTAIN CHIVES
MOUNTAIN CHIVES
PLANTS: PCUCH
A very uncommon chive, the tight swirls of curled blue-grey leaves are deliciously reminiscent of garlic. During summer, a profusion of lilac- pink pompoms of edible flowers are frequented by butterflies. The perfect ...
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Oregano Thumbles Gold
Oregano Thumbles Gold
PLANTS: PORTG
Suited to mass planting as a vibrant ground cover, the spicy golden leaves canbe added to Mediterranean dishes.
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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. ...
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PRINCESS LILY 'CREAM'
PRINCESS LILY 'CREAM'
PLANTS: PALCRF
Lush green foliage with bright-white margins is beautiful enough but, when the weather warms up, these beauties will also be covered in huge cream flowers.
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SEA LAVENDER
SEA LAVENDER
PLANTS: PSEL
With purple-blue everlasting papery 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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SEDUM BERTRAM ANDERSON
SEDUM BERTRAM ANDERSON
PLANTS: PSEBE
A perfect groundcover for a sunny spot. Deep purple foliage is covered with fluffy red flowers.
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SEDUM DRAGONS BLOOD
SEDUM DRAGONS BLOOD
PLANTS: PSEDB
A vigorous creeping Sedum, soon forms a carpet of glossy jade and red succulent leaves. The brilliant colours are intensified with direct sunlight. Clusters of bright cerise star shaped flowers adorn the plant ...
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2019 Gardening Diary
BOOKS: ADIA19
SPECIAL - LAST REMAINING STOCK!! This beautiful 2019 diary captures the essence of all things heritage with a week to a page, a monthly list of seeds to sow, seasonal advice, room for your plant labels, and there's also blank pages for your own seasonal observations and garden notes. Starting December 2018, this beautifully illustrated diary wil...
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FIG DIGGERS PURPLE HEART
FIG DIGGERS PURPLE HEART
PLANTS: WFRR
Donated to Diggers by Cheryl Dingle, a Diggers member in central Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra. The tree was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish/Italian (not sure which) immigrant in the late 1800's. The distinctive heart-shaped leaf meant that Cheryl called it 'The Heart Fig' and desc...
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2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
Membership: MNE2VS
Join The Diggers Club for 2 years for $79, just $39.50 per year and you'll receive a FREE Vegetable Seed Collection which includes 1 packet each of Beetroot Bulls Blood, Carrot Purple Dragon, Broccoli Romanesco and Silverbeet 5 Colour mix. The normal price for this collection is $23.75. You'll also receive our 'Welcome to the Club'gift of 2 more...
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