Advise needed Fast Growing Ground cover

rob91July 17, 2012

Please advise.

I need a fast growing ground cover for a slope.

Zone 7a Full Sun. No foot traffic.

I was considering Boston Ivy, but it's too invasive.

Juniper? Euonymus?

Any suggestions?

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mistascott(7A VA)

Liriope spicata and euonymus fortunei (wintercreeper) are both fast-spreading and good in full sun on slopes. They can each be invasive but not as bad as ivy.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2012 at 11:23PM
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Euonymus, wintercreeper isn't fast growing, but is evergreen.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2012 at 12:41PM
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mistascott(7A VA)

Sorry about that; it is indeed listed as a moderate grower, not fast-spreading.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2012 at 6:08PM
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