Plants – Ground Covers Flowering Seasons



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Ground Covers
Ground Covers - Flowering Seasons
Ground Covers - Guide

Spring

South Africa Aptenia cordifolia (Ice plant)

South Africa Arctotis x hybrida (African daisy)

South Africa Carpobrotus edulis (Sour fig, Hottentot fig)

South Africa Concosia pugioniformis (Gansies)

South Africa Gazania krebsiana (Gazania)

South Africa Lampranthus roseus (Red vygie, Mesembryanthemum)

South Africa Osteospermum ecklonis (Van Stadens River daisy)

South Africa Oxalis semiloba (Pink sorrel)

Acalypha reptans (Red-hot-cat’s-tail)

Ajuga reptans (Carpet bugle, Bugle flower)

Anacyclus pyrethrum (Atlas Mountain daisy)

Armeria maritima (Thrift, Sea pink)

Bergenia cordifolia (Heartleaf bergenia)

Cerastium tomentosum (Snow-in-summer)

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Dwarf plumbago)

Convolvulus mauritanicus (Ground morning-glory)

Cymbalaria muralis (Pennywort, Kenilworth ivy)

Erigeron alpinus (Fleabane)

Glechoma hederacea ‘Variegata’ (Ground ivy)

Grevillea biternata

Heterocentron elegans (Spanish shawl)

Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort, Creeping Jenny)

Phlox divaricata (Wild sweet William)

Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox)

Phlox subulata (Moss pink, Mountain or Alpine phlox, Moss)

Prunella grandiflora (Self heal)

Tradescantia fluminensis (Wandering Jew)

Vinca major (Periwinkle)

Viola hederacea (Australian tufted violet)

Wedelia trilobata

Summer

South Africa Aptenia cordifolia (Ice plant)

South Africa Arctotis x hybrida (African daisy)

South Africa Asparagus densiflorous ‘Compactus’

South Africa Diascia integerrima (Twinspur)

South Africa Gazania krebsiana (Gazania)

Abelia grandiflora x ‘Prostrata’

Acalypha reptans (Red-hot-cat’s-tail)

Armeria maritima (Thrift, Sea pink)

Cerastium tomentosum (Snow-in-summer)

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Dwarf plumbago)

Convolvulus mauritanicus (Ground morning-glory)

Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Lowfast’

Duchesnea indica (Wild strawberry)

Erigeron alpinus (Fleabane)

Hemigraphis alternata (Javanese red ivy)

Heterocentron elegans (Spanish shawl)

Houttuynia cordata

Hypericum calycinum (Creeping St Johns wort)

Lamium galeobdolon (Yellow archangel)

Liriope spicata (Creeping lily turf)

Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort, Creeping Jenny)

Ophiopogon japonicus (Mondo grass, Snake’s-beard, Lily-turf)

Pilea microphylla (Pistol plant)

Polygonum capitatum (Japanese knotweed)

Portulaca grandiflora (Pussley, Purslane)

Prunella grandiflora (Self heal)

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’ (Dwarf rosemary)

Verbena peruviana (Red verbena)

Viola hederacea (Australian tufted violet)

Autumn

South Africa Diascia integerrima (Twinspur)

South Africa Plectranthus oertendahlii

Armeria maritima (Thrift, Sea pink)

Liriope spicata (Creeping lily turf)

Winter

Bergenia cordifolia (Heartleaf bergenia)

Wedelia trilobata

Note: Some plants may be grown in regions with frost, but they are listed under NOT FROST RESISTANT, for they will grow better under those conditions.

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