Show some "ground cover" hosta

Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)March 17, 2014

You know....the little guys which spread quickly and make you feel good because they are no-brainers....

Twist of Lime...coming on strong early

Purple Lady Fingers...2 pots looking full already, but wait until they are loaded up with the unopening deep purple blooms on a hoard of tall scapes!

Then little Banana Muffins is a nice gold small which I got in 2012 and has 8 eyes poking up this year. It will look so nice in a couple of weeks.

What's your idea of "ground cover" or mass planting success?

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jajoana(z4, Russia)

What about Stiletto? Seems to be really fast growing and quite sun-tolerant.
Can't show you mine 'cause it's still sleeping under snow )

p.s. moccasinlanding, love your Purple Lady Fingers

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 4:21AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

reality check.. they are still under a foot of snow ...


    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 6:25AM
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josephines123 z5 ON Canada

My 'Ginko Craig' grows like gangbusters and is a great ground cover! So does 'Golden Scepter' grow vigorously. Here's GC...pic taken last year.

I'm in denial so you'll have to please forgive me for posting non-current growth...I think it's great that some of you "early birds" are sharing your progress - it will carry me and a few others for a couple weeks we continue to wait it out. :-)

This post was edited by josephines67 on Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 13:00

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 12:37PM
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Michigan reality or Alabama reality? Both realities exist; in Michigan, hostas are under Alabama, hostas are under palm and banana trees. : )

Don B.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 1:11PM
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bernd ny zone5

I still have "ground cover" snow, but soon will see what the voles did. Bernd

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 6:49PM
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Bernd, hope vole damage is minimal. That would be insult added to injury after such a hellacious winter. We have dieback on bananas and sago palms, and the elephant ears, but last cold winter new growth rose like a phoenix from the ashes.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 10:38PM
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Not my picture but have ordered this one .Glenn stated it spreads fast for ground cover and to plant in an area you want ground cover like under or around a tree. Looks nice from the picture


    Bookmark   March 18, 2014 at 11:05PM
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