Everyone enjoys a flower garden with loads of blooms. Who wouldn’t? If you want your garden to be surrounded by flowering plants, check this list from this article that will give you ideas for flowering groundcover plants.
When you feel like tossing a rug over your yard and calling it good, count on groundcover plants. Such plants are an alternative lawn (especially in shaded areas), they fill spaces between flagstone or pavers, control erosion and create a “living mulch” that cools the ground and suppresses weed growth. Today we are sharing the best flowering groundcovers that are sure to compliment any outdoor space and make it sparkle.
- Bigroot Geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum). The plant barely grows up to 1-1.5 feet tall and loves the sun, it’s drought tolerant. Blooms appear when the weather warms up in colors like pink, red or pale pink with interesting variegated foliage.
- Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum). This low growing plant can be grown diversely in different climates (USDA Zones 3-10), providing it cool, moist soil and shade to part shade. Dead nettle is notable for both its variegated foliage and its dense clusters of flowers, which appear in a variety of colors, including white, pink and purple.
- Moss Rose (Portulaca). It is very tolerant of poor conditions and dry soil. This pretty little plant with needle-like foliage and tiny colorful flowers looks absolutely stunning. The blooms come in yellow, pink, red, white, orange and many more colors.