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  • Hummingbird vine is  low maintenance and easy to care for. Hummingbird vine thrive when planted in hardy zones 3-9.

    Hummingbird Vine

    $4.89

    Hummingbird Plants  Hardy Planting Zone: Zones 3 through 9 Bloom Season: late summer/early fall Bloom Color: reddish-orange Height at Maturity: 2 ft.  Soil Type Preferred: Dry, well-drained Sun or Shade: Full sun to partial...

  • Periwinkle plant will grow efficiently in partly shaded environments, and it is versatile enough to grow in heavily shaded areas as well. Periwinkle Plant has its ideal growing conditions in USDA Growing Zones 4 – 8 and reaches maximal heights of 6 inches tall.

    Periwinkle Plant

    $5.69

    Periwinkle Plants   Hardy Planting Zone- Periwinkle plants are most likely to thrive in USDA growing zones 4 through 8 (all states from Maine through Florida, some parts of Alaska, & none of Hawaii)  Bloom Season - Periwinkle plants...

  • Phlox plants reveal colorful star-shaped flowers and are easy to grow and low maintenance.

Phlox plants  are native to North America and are a popular choice for gardens, yards, and landscapes.

    Phlox Plant

    $5.69

      Hardy Planting Zone – USDA zones 3 through 9  Bloom Season – July through September  Bloom Color – Blue, purple, red, white, pink  Height at Maturity – 1 to 5 feet  Soil Type...

  •  Purple Winter Creeper loves the sun  Purple Winter Creeper can spread up to 30-60 inches.

    Purple Winter Creeper

    $5.69

    Purple Wintercreeper, Euonymus forunei 'Coloratus,' is a highly hardy member of the evergreen family.  Hardy Planting Zone Wintercreeper can be used on slopes, banks, or as ground cover. It's often used in gravel and rock gardens. It reproduces by...

  • Rue-anemone is a delicate woodland perennials.
Rue Anemone grow best in zones 3-10

    Rue Anemone

    $5.69

      Hardy Planting Zone - Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8 Bloom Season - March, April, May, June Bloom Color - white, pink Height at Maturity - 6 to 10 inches Soil Type Preferred - humus-rich soils...

  • Squaw Vine Squaw Vine

    Squaw Vine

    $4.89

      Squaw Vine/Partridgeberry Plants  Hardy Planting Zone- Hardy planting zones are 3-9, can be grown almost anywhere in the US (excluding Alaska & Hawaii because of extreme temperature)   Bloom Season - Their flowers bloom in...

  • Touch Me Nots are under 3 feet at maturity Touch Me Nots are under 3 feet at maturity

    Touch Me Not

    $6.59

    Touch Me Not have leaves that are about half an inch long and oval-shaped. The stalks are long and have "teeth" that are round. The leaves at the base of the stalk grow opposite each other; the leaves at the top alternate with each other. Touch Me Not...

  • Trumpet Vine can grow up to 40 feet tall
Trumpet vines prefer well drained soil.

    Trumpet Vine

    $5.63

    Trumpet Vine  Hardy Planting Zone- 3 to 9   Bloom Season - Summer   Bloom Color – Orange, scarlet   Height at Maturity –Up to 40 feet tall   Soil Type Preferred- Lean well-drained...

  • Vinca Minor Periwinkle Vinca Minor Periwinkle is a plant that is great for yards where other flowers won't grow.

    Vinca Minor Periwinkle

    $5.69

    Vinca Minor Periwinkle    Hardy Planting Zones - 4 through 9  Bloom Season - Spring to Summer  Bloom Color - Blue, purple, and white  Height at Maturity - Six to 18 inches  Soil Preferred -...

  • Virginia Creeper Virginia creeper prefer average well drained soil

    Virginia Creeper

    $5.69

    Hardy Planting Zone- 3 to 9   Bloom Season - May to August   Bloom Color – Greenish white   Height at Maturity – 30 to 50 feet   Soil Type Preferred- average well-drained...

  • White Violet is a Flowering Perennial that grows in zones 2-10.
White Violet flowers prefer shaded areas for optimal growth.

    White Violet

    $5.79

    Hardy Planting Zone – USDA 3 through 9 Bloom Season – Early to mid-spring Bloom Color – White Height at Maturity – 3” to 6” tall Soil Type – Moist/wet and well-drained Sun or...

  • Wild Ginger Wild ginger  leaves are bright green and shaped like kidneys. Its flowers will develop at the ground level.

    Wild Ginger

    $5.69

    Wild Ginger from the Asarum species belongs to the Birthwort family. It’s common in deciduous and coniferous forests in North America and Europe. Wild Ginger is commonly used as a medicine and as a spice. Hardy Planting Zone  Wild ginger is...

 

 The Top Plants That You Can Use As Groundcovers 

 

 When you are doing some landscaping, the phrase groundcovers usually refer to one group of low-growing plants. These are plants with a wide range of creeping stems. And branches that cover part of the land with minimal maintenance.

 

 It could also be a great idea to use standard decorating plants as a ground cover. For example, perennials require very little maintenance. These include plants like the daylily, which are an excellent way to cover significant ground areas and slopes.

 

 Perennials are the perfect plants to use as groundcovers plants because of their creeping shrubs that can pretty well cover the ground.

 

 What Can You Use Ground Cover Plants For?

 

 You can use groundcover plants actually for multiple functions, including the following. They can work well during multiple circumstances.

 

 When you have challenging slopes to mow the grass, you can use perennials like some Low-growth shrubs. These include plants such as the "Blue Rug" Juniper, which works well in this area. They require very little maintenance beyond pruning the dead scrubs. You can also use the daylily for the more significant slopes as a better alternative for a ground cover.

 

 Suppose you need to cover some shaded areas where turf grass does not grow well. Then, it would be best to use these plants that spread a variety of suitable shades for this purpose.

 

 These act as a cover for scorching and dry places. And these locations choose a dry climate plant such as an ice plant or sedum (stonecrop).

 

 For areas with heavy traffic that are sometimes hard to cover with grass, You may use plants like baby tears (Soleirolia soleirolii) and creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum) in these places.

 

 You can also use these groundcovers to choke off weeds because some of them, like the Creeping phlox (Phlox stolonifera) or the dragon blood sedum, can this. They usually grow thick on the ground.

 

 The Top Landscaping Uses For Groundcovers

 

 These plants mainly add some aesthetics to areas where you can't grow regular grass. Or want a different alternative to regular grass. If you want to add some color to your landscaping areas, you should use the groundcovers.

 

 Alternatively, they add practicality to the general landscape. An area where turf grass does not grow doesn't need to be left dry and patching; you can use the groundcovers to make the area look better and other practical reasons.

 

 For example, a fully shaded area in a garden would be a good place for alternative shade-tolerant ground cover plants. Even steep slopes that are difficult to mow are good places to cover.

 

 In dry climates where there is a higher water demand, the regular grass will be an issue, and in this case, the alternative ground covers can be the answer.

 

 Conclusion

 

 Be prepared for higher initial investment costs if you are covering a massive area. But you can save money in the back end because of the low maintenance that perennials dictate. So when you see it this way, it is generally very much a cost-savings measure.