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Best groundcover option

Posted by blackbear1973 none (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 17, 13 at 18:48

Hello all, looking for a groundcover for the attached pic. In the shade for the most part, I would like something low-maintenance that looks great. have heard clovers are a good option...any thoughts? In Canada zone 5


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RE: Best groundcover option

Look at a combination of Geranium macrorhizum (Big Root Geranium) and Epimedium sulphureum. Handsome and semi evergreen even in your zone, I think. Both very low maintenance.


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RE: Best groundcover option

Clovers need sun. The lowest maintenance-type plants are evergreen - look at Japanese spurge (Pachysandra terminalis), periwinkle (Vinca minor), dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) or many types of epimediums, referred to above.


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RE: Best groundcover option

Lily of the Valley is tough and fairly shade tolerant.


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