Ground covers, Perennials
Most are vigorous perennials capable of spreading beyond their allotted space, especially if they receive plenty of water. Police them to be sure they don’t invade choicer plantings. Useful for naturalizing at woodland edges or in barely maintained areas. Blossoms are yellow or white; they appear in summer.Lysimachia nummularia
Native to Europe; naturalized in eastern North America. Grows to 4–8 in. high, spreading 2 ft. or more, rooting as it goes. Forms attractive mat of roundish, light green, 1-in. leaves. Yellow flowers about 1 in. across appear singly in leaf joints. Best use is in corners or containers where it need not be restrained. Will spill from a wall or hanging basket.
Trailing or hanging soft stems to 2 ft. long, becoming woody at base. Round or heart shaped, light gre...
Native to eastern North America. To 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide, with full clusters of bright blue-violet f...
Native to Europe and North America. Tufted mounds spread to 1 ft.; white to rose-pink flowers are tigh...