Ground covers, Perennials, Flowers
These perennials resemble astilbe, with slowly spreading clumps of finely divided leaves topped in summer by plumy, branched clusters of tiny white or cream flowers. Good in perennial borders or at the edge of a woodland against a dark background.
From Korea. Deep green, finely divided leaves make a mound 1 ft. tall and wide. White flower plumes reach 16 in. high. Useful in rock gardens, as edgings, for small-scale groundcover.
Low-growing shade lovers with quiet charm. In many kinds, foliage is attractively dappled with gray or...
Native to Europe. Grows to 8–12 in. high aand 1 1/2 ft. wide, with narrowish dark green leaves a...
From Europe. Grows to 1 1/ ft. high and 2 ft. wide, with elliptical, medium green, silver-spotted...