Ground covers, Perennials
Rounded, pale green, lobed leaves have a silvery look; after rain or overhead watering, they hold beads of water on their surfaces. Summer flowers are yellowish green, in large branched clusters, individually inconspicuous but attractive as a mass; good cut flowers.
Useful for edgings in shady places, as ground cover, and as soothing contrast to brightly colored flowers. Can take full sun in cool-summer climates.
Native to Asia Minor, this is the most commonly planted lady’s-mantle, forming clumps mostly 1 to 2 ft. tall and 2 1/2 ft. wide. Yellow flowers rise above nearly circular, scallop-edged leaves. Self-sows. This wonderful woodland plant is especially pretty after a rain, when raindrops bead up on its leaves.‘Auslese’
Growing 2 ft. tall and 2 1/2 ft. wide, this variety carries bright lime green flowers over its medium green leaves.‘Thriller’
Shiny, gray-green leaves contrast nicely with golden yellow blooms on a plant that can reach 2 ft. tall and 2 1/2 ft. wide.
Deciduous, from Europe, North Africa, and central Asia. Grows to 8–15 ft. tall and wide, with ar...
Native to much of the northern hemisphere. Flat, basal rosette spreads vigorously by underground runne...
Native from western Europe to the Caucasus and Turkey. Forms a dense clump 8–18 in. high, spread...