Ground covers, Perennials
Sturdy plants with jointed stems and small white or pink flowers. Some kinds tend to get out of hand and need to be controlled.Persicaria affinis
Himalayan native. Spreading plant to 1 ft. high, 2 ft. or more wide. Deep green, lance-shaped, finely toothed leaves are mostly basal; they grow 2–4 1/2 in. long, turn bronze in winter. Dense, erect, 2–3-in. spikes of bright rosy red flowers bloom in summer, early fall.
Himalayan native. Spreading plant to 1 ft. high, 2 ft. or more wide. Deep green, lance-shaped, finely ...
Native to eastern North America. Round headed, to 25–30 ft. tall and wide, sometimes larger; can be si...
Native from British Columbia inland to Montana and southward to coastal Northern California. Many Nort...