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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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Fockea edulis Hottentot Bread - Vining plant w/ small gray-green lvs & large succulent caudex. Cool sun/light shade in a well drained soil. Occasional summer water. Hardy to 25F. 
Frankenia thymifolia Sea Heath - Low growing subshrub <6"x1-2' wide w/ small hairy green lvs & pink flwrs in summer. Full sun. Little H20. Tolertates saline conditions. Hardy to 20F. 
Geranium incanum Carpet Geranium - Evergreen groundcover to 6-10" tall. Spreading. Full sun/Light shade. Needs little water. Hardy to 20 degrees F. 
Graptosedum 'Vera Higgins' Small spreading succulent to 6" tall w/red brown tinged lvs & pale yellow flwrs. Sun to light shade. Good drainage, low water. Hardy to low 20'sF. 
Graptoveria 'Opalina' Succulent w/tight rosettes of thick gray lvs blushed pink w/yellow flwrs. Full coastal sun/ light shade. Infrequent irrigation. Hardy to 20 F. 
Graptoveria 'Spirit of '76' Succulent with rosettes of gray/lilac colored rounded leaves. Full sun/ light shade. Infrequent irrigation. Hardy to 25 F. 
Grevillea lanigera 'Prostrate' Prostrate Woolly Grevillea - Evergreen shrub 2' tall x 4' wide with arching stems and pinkish cream flowers in winter-spring. Full sun/Light shade. 20-25 degrees F. 
Grevillea nudiflora 'Medusa' Bare Flowering Grevillea - Prostrate shrub 10' wide w/narrow curved lvs & red flwrs. Sun/light shade. Little H2O. Seaside plantings. Hardy to 20-25F. UCSC Koala Blooms Intro. 
Grevillea tetragonoloba 'Ray's Red' Low shrub w/fine dissected lvs and orange-red toothbrush flwrs late winter-spring. Full sun/light shade. Little H2O. Hardy to 25F. 
Grevillea thelemanniana 'Baby' Spider Net Grevillea - A low groundcover to 10" tall by 4' wide with soft green lvs and red flowers much of the year. Full sun/light shade. Occasional H2O. Hardy to 25F. 
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla 'Ray's Carpet' Coastal Gum Plant - Low groundcover to 2-3+' wide w/mid-green lvs & yellow daisy flwrs. Full/ part sun. Infrequent to occasinal H2O. Most soils. Hardy to 20-25F 
Hardenbergia violacea 'Mini Haha' Dwarf Purple Vine Lilac - Evergreen shub 2' to 3' tall w/narrow lvs. Pinkish-purple flwrs in late winter-early spring. Sun/Light shade. Hardy to 23 F. UCSC Koala Blooms Intro 
Haworthia attenuata 'Super Clone' Succulent w/clusters of 8" rosettes of triangular leaves marked in white &white flowers in spring. Full/part sun. Drought tolerant. 20-25 degrees F. 
Hechtia 'Tehuacan' Clumping bromeliad w/rosettes of red spotted green foliage leaves w/white flowers in summer. Full sun. Drought tolerant. 20-25 degrees F 
Helianthemum 'Apricot' Apricot Sunrose - Evergreen groundcover to 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Dark green foliage and apricot flowers in spring. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Helianthemum 'Belgravia Rose' Evergreen groundcover 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Dark green foliage & deep rose-pink flowers in spring. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Helianthemum 'Cheviot' Peach Sunrose - Evergreen groundcover to 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Gray foliage and peach flowers in spring. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Helianthemum 'Mesa Wine' Mesa Wine Sunrose - Evergreen groundcover to 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Dark green foliage and deep red flowers in spring. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Helianthemum 'St. Mary's' St. Mary's Sunrose - Evergreen groundcover to 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Green foliage and white flowers in spring. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Helianthemum 'Wisley Pink' Wisley Pink Sunrose - Evergreen groundcover to 6-8" tall by 3' wide. Full sun. Low Water Needs. Gray foliage and clear pink flowers in spring. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
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