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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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Plectranthus verticilatus Money Plant - Perennial groundcover w/small red & green lvs & whitish lavender flwrs spring/fall. Full coastal sun/shade. Regular H20/ dry shade. Hardy to 30-32 F. 
Pleioblastus pygmaeus Dwarf Bamboo - Running bamboo to 1-2 feet tall w/ narrow culms bearing small leaves (hairy undersides). Sun/Light Shade. Hardy to 10 F. Can be invasive. 
Pleioblastus shibuyanus 'Tsuboi' Vigorous dwarf running bamboo to 2-6' tall with dark leaves w/ white variegation. Full sun (coast) to light shade. Hardy to 0 degrees F. 
Pleioblastus viridistriatus Dwarf Greenstripe Bamboo - Running bamboo to 2-3' tall w/ yellow chartreuse foliage. Sun/Light Shade. Low to medium water needs. Hardy to <15 degrees F 
Poa cita Silver Tussock - Upright clump grass to 30" tall w/narrow shiny pale green to bronze lvs w/ arching flwr stalks in summer. Full sun. Low water. Hardy to 10-15F. 
Portulaca grandiflora 'Cerise' Cerise Moss Rose - Low growing perennial w/ narrow succulent lvs & large reddish pink flwrs.Full sun/light shade. Regular to occasional H2O. Hardy to about 29F. 
Portulaca grandiflora 'Double Cerise' Double Cerise Moss Rose - Low growing perennial w/ narrow succulent lvs & large double reddish pink flwrs.Full sun/light shade. Regular to occasional H2O. Hardy to about 29F. 
Portulacaria afra 'Aurea' Yellow Rainbow Bush - Succulent low shrub w/small yellow leaves & red stems &small dark lavender flwrs in summer when dry. Sun/Shade. Drought tolerant. 25-30 degrees F. 
Portulacaria afra 'Prostrate Form' Dwarf Elephant Food - Succulent groundcover to 6" tall x 4-6' w/small lvs & red stems. Lavender flwrs rarely present. Sun/Shade. Drought tolerant. 25-30 degrees F. 
Pultenea pedunculata 'Grampians Gold' Gold Matted Pea - Low groundcover w/golden yellow pea flowers spring into summer. Cool sun/ light shade. Good drainage. Little H2O once established. Hardy to 25F. 
Pyrrosia lingua Tongue Fern - Fern with small creeping rhizomes & 2" by 20" long wide olive green blade-like fronds. Bright indirect light. Hardy to 0. Great in pots or ground. 
Pyrrosia lingua 'Cristata' Crested Tongue Fern - Fern. Small creeping rhizomes, 2" wide and up to 20" long fronds unique forking ends. Bright indirect light. Hardy to 0. Great in pots, baskets/boards 
Rhagodia spinescens Creeping Australian Saltbush - Evergreen soft gray foliaged shrub 6-18" tall (S. Cal - taller in N. Cal) x 8' wide - climbs w/ support. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 20 F. 
Rosa Lemon Splash ['Meisentmil'] PP20,635 Lemon Splash Rose - Small groundcover rose 2 1/2' x 3' wide w/glossy green foliage and bright yellow flowers. Full Sun. Regular H2O. Winter Hardy. PP20,635 
Rosa Ralph's Creeper ['Morpapplay'] Ralph's Creeper Groundcover Rose - Repeat-flowering groundcover. Flowers are a deep orange-red with yellow center. Small, light green foliage. Frost hardy. Sun. 2-3' tall x 5' wide. 
Rosmarinus officinalis Irene ['Renzels'] Trailing Blue Rosemary - Evergreen shrub to 2-3' tall x 6-8' wide with blue-violet flowers in spring. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 15 degrees F. 
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Lockwood de Forest' Prostrate Rosemary - Evergreen shrub 2' tall x6-8' wide with pale blue flowers in winter-spring. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Hardy to 15 degrees F. 
Ruschia lineolata Carpet of Stars - Mat forming groundcover to 2-3' wide w/small lvs & pink & white flwrs in spring. Full sun/light shade. Drought and heat tolerant. Hardy to 20-25F. 
Ruschia lineolata 'Nana' Dwarf Carpet of Stars - Mat forming groundcover to 2-3' wide w/tiny lvs & pink & white flwrs in spring. Full sun/light shade. Drought and heat tolerant. Hardy to 20-25F. 
Ruschia uncinata Doringvygie - Mat forming gray-green succulent <1' tall spreading wide w/unique alternating sharp nodes & mauve spring flwrs. Full sun. Little H20. Hardy to 27F. 
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