Our ground covers offer variety in color, form and texture. The following attribute and spacing charts may be helpful in the selection process. These offerings are sure to establish themselves in gardens of merit we are always open to suggestion for new varieties.

Shade Lovers
Pachysandra, Gaultheria Shallon (Salal and Procumbens), Cornus Canadensis, Creeping Jennia.

Sun Lovers
Kinnikinick, Wild Strawberry, St. Johnswort, Wooly Thyme, Cotoneaster, Mahonia, Ivy.

Require Little Water and Care (once established)
Kinnikinnick, Ivy, St. Johnswort, Wooly Thyme, Wild Strawberry, Sedums, Hernaria.

Fast, Aggressive Growers
Ajuga, Ivy, St. Johnswort, Wild Strawberry, Rubus, Purple leaf Wintercreeper, Vinca major.

Less Invasive Ground Covers
Gaulteria Shallon (Salal & Procumbens), Pachysandra, Irish & Scotch Moss, Wooly Thyme, Waldsteinia, Cornus Canadensis, Corsican Mint.

Striking Flowers
Ajuga, Potentilla, St. Johnswort, Vinca minor & major, Creeping Wallflower, Blue Star Creeper, Oxalis.

Small Flowers and Berries
Kinnikinnick, Cotoneaster, Wild Strawberry, Gaultheria (Salal. & Procumbens), Cornus Canadensis, Mondo grasses, Vaccinium macrocarpon.

Most Disease and Insect Resistant
Ivy, Wild Strawberry, Kinnikinnick, Pachysandra.

Best for Cascading over Walls
Ivy, Cotoneaster, Kinnikinnick, Cotoneaster, Rubus calycionoides, Vaccinium macrocarpon, Creeping Jennia.

Withstand Low Traffic
Wild Strawberry, Potentilla Verna, Wooly Thyme, Irish & Scotch Moss, Hernaria, Corsican Mint.

 


A.
Spacing
Spacing Chart B.
Multiplier
9''
12''
15''
18''
24''
30''
36''
Multiply column A. by column B. The result will be the approximate number of plants necessary to produce a solid mat. 1.80
1.00
0.64
0.44
0.25
0.16
0.11


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