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Groundcovers for the South

by Marie Harrison

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Published by Pineapple Press, Inc. in Sarasota, Florida .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Ground cover plants -- Southern States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB432 .H37 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3409367M
      ISBN 101561643475
      ISBN 109781561643479
      LC Control Number2005025317
      OCLC/WorldCa61451625

        Using groundcovers in sea coast gardens can give you easy low-maintenance color. I love to use ground-covering plants in masses because the waves of color kind of echo the broad waves of the ocean. Planting groundcovers also avoids a lot of the issues found when planting individual shrubs or trees. When planted in masses, the [ ]. Groundcovers Minimal maintenance, maximum coverage I was a little concerned about a shipment from South Carolina to Florida and what kind of condition the plants would be in, but the azaleas arrived in perfect condition and are thriving! The blooms are bigger than the plant at this point!

      Ground Covers for Sun Add color and life to sunny beds and borders, pathways, and patios. These sun-loving ground covers can be used to unify diverse gardens or .   Spikes of tiny blossoms in shades of blue, white, or purple appear in August and have green foliage, while others are variegated. Liriope thrives in sun as well as shade, and likes moist, rich soil. It’s suitable for zones 5 to

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This item: Groundcovers for the South by Marie Harrison Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs with Over /5(2). Get this from a library. Groundcovers for the South. [Marie Harrison] -- "Master Gardener Marie Harrison takes readers through a variety of plants that can serve as groundcovers in the American South, ranging from herbs and perennials to shrubs and native plants.

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Garden Bulbs For The South Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Then we suggest considering an oft-used, but sometimes overlooked category of greenery: ground cover plants.

These low-growing perennials include good choices for both sunny areas and darker spots (we've got tons of ideas for shade perennials here as well). We've also made sure to include options for light, moderate, and heavily trafficked Author: Melissa Ozawa. The blue, purple, or white flowers provide a colorful accent to the shiny, green foliage.

This easy, adaptable groundcover tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Note: It can also grow very quickly—to the point some gardeners call it invasive.

Name: Vinca minor. Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil. Size: 8. The best ground covers for shade, sun or partial light in South Louisiana gardens Dan Gill, The Groundcovers for the South book garden columnist Published at pm |.

Looking for just the right plant or plants for your landscape. Use our Plant Picker to specify the kind of plant you are looking for. Use any or all of the fields below then click Begin Search to see a list of the plants that fit your selection criteria.

Groundcovers are low-growing plants that serve many different purposes in the landscape. They limit weed growth, stabilize slopes, and add interest and texture to your yard. Plus, unlike lawn, groundcover plants don’t have to be mowed.

However, in colder climates, many groundcovers die back and go dormant during the winter months. For over 35 years Southwood has focused on bringing you the best outdoor and indoor plants available. From foundation plants such as trees and shrubs, bedding plants, houseplants, to even terrariums, Southwood has everything you need to create an amazing space to call your own.

Unfortunately, most non-lawn ground covers don't appreciate foot traffic, though thyme and the sedges mentioned before will accept occasional walking.

In the book, I recommend red creeping thyme (Thymus praecox spp. Articus ‘Coccineus’) and wooly thyme (T. lanuginosis), both of which are winter hardy. In the South, it endures long, hot summers and is a wonderful pass-along plant.

Goldenstar blooms bright and spreads steadily. Goldenstar (Chrysogonum virginianum, Zones 5–8) is an elegant, long-lived, native ground cover with dazzling yellow blossoms scattered over a rich, green carpet of leaves.

It spreads into a tight, low-growing ground. Groundcovers help to suppress weeds, while providing flowers and foliage to beautify the garden.

Annual groundcover seeds can be direct sown in the garden on bare soil. My favorites are self-sowing annuals, which come back year after year. This groundcover plant reaches inches tall but spreads twice as wide. Use it to highlight other plants with darker foliage, such as boxwoods and conifers.

Place lamium where you won't be smashing it underfoot, though, because its stems are somewhat fragile. Light: Full to part shade. Water: Plant in well-drained soil. Size: Up to 8 inches. Handouts of recommended wildflowers, groundcovers, ferns, and more Recommended Native Species Common names are linked to plant gallery portraits where available.

The most widely planted ground cover in the world is – surprise – lawn. But there are very good reasons why you might want something other than lawn to carpet the ground. Maybe you hate mowing and fertilizing grass.

Maybe you have a big shady area where grass won't grow. Maybe you have a steep slope that's difficult or dangerous to mow. Profusion zinnias are another standout summer ground cover for full sun exposure.

They grow rampantly with little water and appear in yellow, orange, salmon, pink, magenta, and white. The Home & Garden Information Center (HGIC) provides research-based information on landscaping, gardening, plant health, household pests, food safety &. In fact, using the same groundcover in separate areas of the garden is a good way to pull together the design of your landscape.

A fast-growing groundcover will fill in an area quickly or a more moderate or slow grower takes its time and won't get away from you especially helpful in a smaller spot. Golden creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia) is a rugged ground cover hardy in zones *It thrives in wet areas.

Although it grows in partial shade, for best color, grow it in full sun. Its long, trailing stems have round chartreuse leaves and yellow flowers. Chris Burrows/Getty Images. When you buy Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow', you may be thinking of it as an upright perennial plant with attractive flowers.

What plant labels typically fail to mention is that, under the right growing conditions, 'Amethyst in Snow' makes a flowering ground cover that will spread nicely. When grown as a ground cover, it is an easy-care plant that requires. The native pigeonberry is a ground cover that produces tiny pink-and-white flowers and red berries on a to inch spreading perennial plant.

It likes dappled or part shade and grows well. This publication includes a list of good plants for Georgia organized into various sizes and groups. The design qualities of plants—their form, size, color and texture—are emphasized according to the principles and requirements of good landscape design and plant maintenance.

Hardiness and disease and insect resistant qualities are also considered.