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Plant Category: Groundcover
This artificial classification groups many unrelated plants, both woody and herbaceous by their generally prostrate growth habit. Any plant that spreads to cover the ground and remains, unsupported, to under 2 feet tall is listed here. Many vines, shrubs, ferns, perennials and grasses can be treated as a groundcover.
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Acacia redolens 'Low Boy' Prostrate Acacia - Evergreen prostrate shrub 1-2' x 15' wide w/ gray-green foliage. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Yellow flowers in spring. Hardy to 15-20 degrees F 
Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen' Rose Yarrow - Perennial to 1' tall and spreading 2' tall w/rose pink flowers in spring-summer. Full sun. Low water needs. Hardy to <0 degrees F. 
Achillea millefolium 'Lavender Beauty' Lavender Yarrow - Perennial to 2' tall and spreading to 3+' wide with lavender pink flower in spring-summer. Full sun. Low water needs. Hardy to <0 degrees F. 
Achillea millefolium 'Paprika' Paprika Yarrow - Perennial to 2' tall x 3' wide w/red-orange flowers spring-summer. An Achillea millefolium hybrid. Full sun. Low water needs. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Achillea 'Salmon Beauty' Salmon Yarrow - Perennial to 2' tall and spreading to 3+' wide with salmon pink flower in spring-summer. Full sun. Low water needs. Hardy to <0 degrees F. 
Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus' Dwarf Sweet Flag - Grass-like clumping perennial to 2-4" tall w/narrow green lvs. Sun to light shade. Regular irrigation to moist conditions. Hardy to <0 degrees F. 
Adenanthos cuneatus 'Coral Drift' Flame Bush - Evergreen low shrub 2-4' tall by 3-5' wide w/gray leaves, red new growth & red flowers in spring/fall. Full sun. Drought tolerant. 20-25 degrees F. 
Adiantum raddianum 'Croweanum' Crowe Maidenhair - Fern. Thrives in low to bright indirect light. Clumps to 1'-2' tall and wide. Evergreen in frost free areas, otherwise dormant. Regular water. 
Aeonium arboreum 'Tip Top' Dwarf Tree Aeonium - Succulent w/rosettes of red lvs on <1' tall stems & yellow flwrs spring/ summer. Full/part sun. Well drained soil. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 25F. 
Aeonium haworthii Pinwheel - Succulent shrub to 2' tall & wide w/rosettes of blue-green lvs & pale yellow flwrs. Full coastal sun. Well drained soil. Little h2o. Hardy to 25F. 
Aeonium lindleyi var. viscatum 'Irish Bouquet' Small succulent to 6-12" tall /small rosettes of green sticky lvs & yellow flwrs in spring. Well drained soil. Great small pot plant. Hardy to 30 F. 
Agapanthus 'Purple Delight' Purple Delight Lily of the Nile - Evergreen perennial w/1 1/2' tall arching leaves topped in summer w/dark blue-violet flower on 2-3' tall stems. Full Sun. Hardy to 20-25F. 
Agave nizandensis Nizanda Agave - Small low growing plant w/rosettes of green lvs that have a central pale stripe. Bright shade/ morning sun. Well drained soil. Occassional H20. Tender 
Agave x leopoldii A miniature rosette forming agave w/narrow white edged leaves that have peeling & curling ribbon-like margins. Full sun. Little h2o. Hardy to 20F. 
Agave x leopoldii 'Hammer Time' Hammer's Striped Agave - Miniature rosette forming agave w/narrow white & gold edged lvs & peeling & curling ribbon-like margins. Full sun. Little h2o. Hardy to 20F. 
Ajuga reptans Black Scallop ['Binblasca'] PP15,815 Black Scallop Carpet Bugle - Low perennial w/dark blackish-purple lvs & blue flwrs. Full sun/light shade w/regular water. Hardy to 0F. Plant Propagation Prohibited. PP15,815 
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' Catlin's Carpet Bugle - Evergreen groundcover to 1' tall by 3' wide w/lush bronzy lvs & blue flwrs in spring. Sun/Light Shade. Moderate watering needs. Hardy <0 degrees F. 
Aloe arenicola Sand Aloe - Unique low crawling succulent w/spotted blue-green leaves and orange flowers in summer. Full sun. Well-drained soil. Little H20. Hardy to 25F. 
Aloe 'Brown-Powys 21' Low spreading rosettes of blue-green spotted leaves blushed purple-brown. Orange flws in spring Shade/Sun. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 25 F. 
Aloe castilloniae Tight clustering plant w/small recurved lvs that have red teeth & fall/winter orange flwrs/ Full/part sun. Little Water. Hardy to around 30F. 
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