Evergreen, 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 capitata
Himalayan native. Tough, trailing ground cover 3–6 in. high; spreads indefinitely both by rooting stems and by self-seeding. Oval, 1 1/2-in.- long leaves are dark green when new, take on pinkish overtones when mature. Leaves of all ages have a bronzy cast that deepens in cooler weather; they discolor and die below 28°F/–2°C. Stems and small, round flower heads are pink. Blooms almost all year in mild climates. Best in confined spots (where it won’t be able to spread) or in uncultivated areas. No irrigation needed.
From South Africa. Grows 3 to 6 ft. high and wide. Easy care and extremely long flowering season make ...
The various limes range from moderately to extremely cold sensitive; they are most reliable in areas w...
Most are from South Africa. All have succulent foliage; many have strange geometric forms. Need good d...