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Bellflower (Carpathian Harebell) Campanula carpatica
1. Pearl Deep Blue
A profusion of cup-shaped, upward-facing, 2 inch wide, vivid blue-violet flowers with lighter centers float above the mound of dark green foliage from late spring... 5B-North Click to display 8" 12"-24" 3-8 4" Green
Brass Buttons Leptinella squalida
2. Platt's Black
Leptinella is a fast growing colorful ground cover that is easy to grow and makes an ideal lawn replacement for small areas. In late spring,... 10C-North Click to display 2"-4" 12"-15" 4 8" Green
Ice Plant Delosperma cooperi
3. Fire Spinner
For glamorous color where it's hot, sunny, and dry, we suggest this exceptional Denver Botanic Garden introduction. Glowing, bright orange petals flashed with magenta centers... 6D-South Click to display 2" 18"-24" 5-8 4˝" White
4. Lavender Ice
An iridescent sweep of silvery lavender-pink Daisies cools sunny garden hot spots, complementing the brilliant flowers of late spring companions. They love it hot, sunny,... 6D-South Click to display 2" 18"-24" 5-8 4˝" White
Ivy (German) Senecio mikanioides
5. Green
German Ivy is popular as an annual vine and houseplant. The lush, glossy foliage is similar in appearance to English Ivy and works well as... 3C-South Click to display 12"-24" 24"-48" n/a 4˝" White
Periwinkle; Myrtle Vinca minor
6. Bowles
An excellent, weed-smothering, evergreen groundcover with small, solid dark green leaves. From mid to late spring, lovely lavender-blue flowers about the size of a nickle... 6B-South Click to display 4"-6" 12"-24" 4-9 4" Green
Petunia (Spreading) Petunia (Hedgiflora) 
7. Tidal Wave™ Red Velour
This All-America Selections and Fleuroselect Quality Mark winner is a great addition to the Tidal Wave™ series. 2C-South Click to display 16"-22" 12"-24" 9-10 4˝" White
Silver Lace Vine Polygonum aubertii
8. Silver Lace Vine
Extremely fast-growing vine with profuse, fragrant, white flowers in late summer-fall. Great fence and wall cover. Grows 20' or more in a single season. 12B-South Click to display 20'-30' n/a 4 10" Green w/ Trellis
Snow-in-Summer Cerastium tomentosum
9. Snow-in-Summer
A silver-grey carpet of pointed leaves covered liberally in early summer with masses of crisp white silky flowers with an almost luminous quality. Foliage is... 6C-South Click to display 6" 24"-36" 3-7 4" Green
10. Yo Yo
An undemanding groundcover for full sun and poor soil. In other words, a dream come true! Highly valued for its woolly gray foliage, 'Snow in... 4C-South Click to display 4"-6" 12"-15" 3-7 4˝" White
Spurge (Japanese) Pachysandra terminalis
11. Green Carpet
Pachysandra has long been a favorite groundcover for the shade. 'Green Carpet' is an improved selection over the species, hailed for its compact form and... 6A-South Click to display 6"-12" 12"-24" 5-9 4" Green
Vinca Vine Vinca major
12. Maculata
Dark green leaves with unevenly variegated yellow-green centers. 3D-South Click to display n/a 4"-6" 18"-24" 7-11 4" Green
13. Variegata
The quintessential component plant with green and white variegated leaves and pale lavender flowers. 3D-South Click to display 3"-6" 6"-12" 7-11 4" Green
14. Wojo's Gem
Dark green leaves with creamy white center and violet spring flowers. 3D-South Click to display 15"-18" 15"-18" 7-11 4" Green
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