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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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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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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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 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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DIANTHUS 'MRS SINKINS PINK'
DIANTHUS 'MRS SINKINS PINK'
PLANTS: PDIMSP
A pink double dianthus with excellent fragrance and a vigorous habit. Reliable and hardy.
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ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
ECHEVERIA IMBRICATA
PLANTS: WECIM
The symmetrical configuration of the leaves combined with the soft dusky hue, make 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, ...
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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 '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 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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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 revert to bright green again when the days cool down.
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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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Lamb's Ears & Verbena duo 6 plants
Lamb's Ears & Verbena duo 6 plants
PLANTS: PDUOLV
Large felty leaves and lilac flowers combine in this hardy duo. Flowers from November through until autumn.
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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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LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
LAVENDER 'HIDCOTE'
PLANTS: PLAH
Famous for the deepest of purple flowers borne on a compact, silvery- leaved shrub. Prized for its highly aromatic flowers, this lavender is favoured by oil producers, but is equally valuable as a garden plant that ...
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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 Evening Primrose
Pink Evening Primrose
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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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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SEDUM 'BERTRAM ANDERSON'
SEDUM 'BERTRAM ANDERSON'
PLANTS: PSEBE
A stunning deep-purple foliaged ground cover with star-shaped pink flowers held in umbels. The perfect contrast against grey foliage plants and ideal positioned at the front of garden beds and borders.
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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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GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
PLANTS: PGERO3
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 pla...
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SOLANUM WENDLANDII
SOLANUM WENDLANDII
PLANTS: WSOW
This rare climber just loves the heat. Huge frilly heads of lavender flowers cover it for five months and are dramatically framed by glossy leaves. Plant beside a north-facing wall in the south where it's deciduous. Evergreen in the subtropics.
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2yr membership + FREE garlic
2yr membership + FREE garlic
Membership: MNE2G
Get a free bag of Early Purple garlic, valued at $10.95. This is a great way to save and start growing your own delicious garlic. Available whilst stocks last.
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