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Plants which spread by runners or rhizomes creating a thick mat of foliage.

Geranium Karmina

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Common Name: Karmina Biokovo Geranium
Bloom Season: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: Dark Pink/Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade Shade

Mature Height: 6-12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Hybrid Geranium that spreads by rhizomes. It has nice, full green foliage that can spread to make a nice carpet of blooms


Delosperma kelaidis

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Common Name: Mesa Verde Ice Plant
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Light Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 2"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

This iridescent, salmon-pink flowered sport appeared among plants of a dwarf, alpine form of Delospermum cooperi at Denver Botanic Gardens in 1997. It is vigorous, compact and floriferous. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Lovely pink flowers atop succulent green foliage. Does well in dry soils. Good for rock gardens.

Zinnia grandiflora 'Gold on Blue'

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Common Name: Prairie Zinnia Gold on Blue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 18+"
Description:

Outstanding selection of native prairie zinnia chosen for its vigor, foliage color and large flowers. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Excellent for hot, dry sites; thrives in all soil types, even dry clay. Recommended for slopes, along driveways and other places where it can spread as a large scale groundcover. Developed by David Salman.

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Common Name: Rozanne Geranium
Bloom Season: Early Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 23"
Description:

Huge violet-blue flowers and superior geranium habit. 2008 perennial plant of the year.


Veronica pectinata

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Common Name: Wooly Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: Spreading
Description:

Forms a low growing mat of 3” high foliage. Spreads by stems that root at the joint for a nice groundcover. Produces outstanding blue blooms in spring.


Thymus vulgaris

Common Name: Thyme
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Household herb, good for low edging on border.


Teucrium polium

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Common Name: Felty Germander
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

A nice, low growing low care perennial. I’ve had it in my beds for a couple of years and enjoy its bright grey foliage.


Ipomea x multifida

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Common Name: Cardinal Climber
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12'
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Fast growing vine- provide support, covered with bright red flowers in summer. Larger leaves than cypress vine. Does not reseed. Great plant for hummingbirds. It provides more "green" on a trellis than Cypress Vine.


Delosperma 'Psfave'

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Common Name: Lavendar Iceplant
Bloom Season: Late Spring to Early Fall
Bloom Color: Lavender
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Pale, lavender blooms cover the low, spreading plants. Planting several plants can result in a nice groundcover. Plant Select® award winner.


Delosperma dyeri 'Psdold'

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Common Name: Red Mountain Iceplant
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Color breakthrough! HOT, glowing red flowers. Planting several plants can result in a nice groundcover. Plant Select® award winner.