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 'VELOUR'
AEONIUM '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 compact rosettes that retain a green centre - a vivid contrast to the deep ...
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ANTHEMIS 'SUSANNA MITCHELL'
ANTHEMIS 'SUSANNA MITCHELL'
PLANTS: PANSU
The finely dissected grey-green foliage is covered with a carpet of primrose yellow daisies for months. Invaluable in pastel colour schemes and beautiful when paired with blue.
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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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ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
PLANTS: WECIM
The symmetrical configuration of the leaves combined with the soft dusky hue makes this sun-loving ground cover one of the most useful plants in the garden. Happy in open ground or in a container, the soft blue leaves, tinged with pink combine well with other succulents and ground covers. Suitable for use as an edging plant along pathways and ga...
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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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KALANCHOE PUMILA
KALANCHOE PUMILA
PLANTS: PKAP
Clean, silver new leaves age to dark grey with a pink-blushed wavy margin. Delicate cup-shaped lilac-pink flowers with prominent yellow stamen sit comfortably amongst this charming, decorative foliage for up to five ...
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OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
OREGANO 'ROSENKUPPEL'
PLANTS: PORO
A compact ornamental oregano with deep purple bracts, topped with pinky-mauve flowers in delicate sprays above the dark green foliage.
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SEDUM 'DRAGON'S BLOOD'
SEDUM 'DRAGON'S BLOOD'
PLANTS: PSEDB
A vigorous creeping sedum that rapidly 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 this ...
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BABY SUN ROSE
BABY SUN ROSE
PLANTS: PAPT
The perfect ground cover for sun-drenched slopes, this spreading succulent soaks 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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BEACH WORMWOOD
BEACH WORMWOOD
PLANTS: PWST
The ground-hugging silver, fern-like foliage of this Wormwood makes a dense understorey for contrasting with Blue Chalk Sticks (Senecio serpens), green Agaves and Jelly Bean Plant (Sedum x rubrotinctum). ...
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BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue' 3 PACK
BLUE GRASS 'Elijah Blue' 3 PACK
PLANTS: PFEEJ3
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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Comfrey Hidcote Blue 3 pack
Comfrey Hidcote Blue 3 pack
PLANTS: PSYHB3
Striking nodding flowers are produced in whorls around the top of the stems of this virtually impenetrable ground cover suited to shady areas of the garden. Vigorous roots, like the herbal comfrey, may require root barrier to control spread in some situations. 3 plants
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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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CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
CONVOLVULUS SABATIUS
PLANTS: PCOSA
A vigorous ground cover to drape over rocks, spill down steep slopes, pour out of pots, or as a reliable ground cover in dry, sunny spots. The gently creeping leaves form a thick, living mulch and the cool, blue ...
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COTTAGE FLOWER DUO 6 Plants
COTTAGE FLOWER DUO 6 Plants
PLANTS: PCOG
The essential starter pack to begin your cottage flower border. Includes three plants each of Catmint `Walker's Low' and Pink Evening Primrose - a surefire combination that we use at Heronswood to create a long- ...
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DOUBLE MAUVE PARMA VIOLET
DOUBLE MAUVE PARMA VIOLET
PLANTS: PVIDM
Parma violets were a favourite of Empress Josephine and have been in cultivation since the 18th century. Highly fragrant and originally grown for their perfume, this violet bears delicately streaked flowers of ...
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ECHEVERIA GHOST
ECHEVERIA GHOST
PLANTS: WECLI
Icy white rosettes of leaves with the faintest of pink margins lend a cool element to a planting scheme. Plant with other Echeverias for a tapestry effect, or mix with foliage plants to create dramatic textural impact.
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EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
EUPHORBIA MYRSINITES
PLANTS: PEUMY
A useful foliage and flowering plant. 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 in late ...
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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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Gaura 'SUMMER BREEZE'
Gaura 'SUMMER BREEZE'
PLANTS: PGAS
A graceful and long flowered selection, whose myriad flowers dance on tall stems throughout summer and autumn. These glistening butterfly-like white flowers emerge with long filaments, unfolding from pink buds. ...
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GERANIUM INCANUM
GERANIUM INCANUM
PLANTS: PGEIN
A wonderful spreading, ground-hugging geranium suitable for use as a living mulch. Happily smothers weeds flowering in abundance. Fine soft foliage is adorned with up to six months of fine purple flowers. Plant ...
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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 neat, low mound. Flowers are soon produced and will extend throughout autumn after a light trim in summer. A perfect choice for plant...
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Majestic Oaks Collection
Majestic Oaks Collection
PLANTS: WCOFO
Diggers curated collection for majestic Oaks. Pack contains 5 trees. Varieties include Algerian Oak, Swamp White Oak, Turkey Oak, Bur Oak and Sawtooth Oak.
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HEIRLOOM LEGENDS COLLECTION
HEIRLOOM LEGENDS COLLECTION
SEEDS: S281
If you are just starting out with heirloooms, or just can't make up your mind, then let us do the choosing for you with this selection of our iconic heirlooms. Collection includes 1 packet each of: Lazy Housewife Bean, Purple Dragon Carrot, Tommy Toe Tomato, Golden Bantam Corn (Not WA) (WA - Pumpkin Heirloom Mix), Moon & Stars Watermelon, Five C...
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Tomato 'Tigerella, Beetroot 'Bulls Blood, Silverbeet 'Fordhook' and Spring Onion 'Red' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
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