Groundcovers

Acaena intermis 'Purpurea'

Acaena intermis 'Purpurea'

Native groundcover with striking fern like purple leaves. Seed heads don't bear barbs or spines. Height = 0.2m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Purple leaves - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Ajuga 'Jungle Beauty'

Ajuga 'Jungle Beauty'

This groundcover has glossy green leaves with purple margins. Lilac blue flowers emerge during the spring. Tolerates most soil types but prefers moist conditions. Height = 0.2m Width = 1.0m

- Full sun to part shade - Boggy soil - Mass planting - Flowers

Price 3ltr pot $10

Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire'

Ceanothus 'Blue Sapphire'

Shiny dark foliage and a bright blue flower in early Summer. Vigorous growing and will tolerate hot and dry conditions. Height = 0.3m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - Hot and dry tolerant - Full sun

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Coprosma 'Hawera'

Coprosma 'Hawera'

A mass of intertwined branches and small leave, create a tight low mound. Great texture and contrast in the garden. Very hardy. Suitable for exposed sites, poor soils and frosts. Height = 0.2m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hot and dry tolerant - Hardy

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Hebe 'Pretty N Pink'

Hebe 'Pretty N Pink'

A spreading Hebe, suited as an attractive ground cover. New foliage has maroon tips and the flowers in Summer are a soft pink. Height = 0.3mm Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Attractive flower - Attractive foliage

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Leptinella serrulata

Leptinella serrulata

Evergreen native ground cover with masses of feathery green/bronze leaves. For best fresh green colouring underplant in shaded position. Perfect for around stepping stones or as a ground cover. Extremely hardy plant tolerates dry, costal and frost conditions Height = 0.5m Width = 1m

- Part shade or full sun - NZ Native - Evergreen - Shade tolerant - Attractive foliage

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

3ltr pot = $10

Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Dark purple flowers from early summer to autumn, followed by black berries above grassy green foliage. Excellent as garden edging or for underplanting trees where many other plants won’t grow. Deep shade to full sun. Height = 0.3m Width = 0.5m

- Evergreen - Hardy - Dry tolerant - Deep shade to full sun - Low maintenance - Attractive flower

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Ophiopogon 'Black Dragon'

Ophiopogon 'Black Dragon'

Black mondo grass. Dense tufts of arching, narrow strap shaped leathery black leaves, 200mm to 300m in length. Excellent spreading ground cover for narrow or small spaces. Height = 0.2m Width = 0.5m

- Evergreen - Hardy - Full sun - Mass planting - Attractive foliage

Price 1.5ltr pot = $7.50

Pachysandra term. 'Green Sheen'

Pachysandra term. 'Green Sheen'

A hardy groundcover which grows particularly well in shade. Glossy green foliage. Little white fragrant flowers in spring. Most attractive when allowed to form a thick mat of foliage. Hardy and evergreen. Will grow in sun but will need to be keep moist to do well.Ideal plant for shaded spots. Height = 0.2m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - Hardy - Shady

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Pimelia 'Silver Ghost'

Pimelia 'Silver Ghost'

A coastal, compact, fast-growing ground-cover with small, pointed silver-blue foliage and tiny starry white flowers. Flowers prolifically over the summer months, followed by small clear, white berries. Ideal mass planted.

- Evergreen - NZ Native - Hardy - Full Sun - Mass planting

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Scleranthus biflorus

Scleranthus biflorus

A unique, moss-like plant which covers the ground with a soft carpet-like appearance. Looks spectacular in either containers or in rockery displays as under-planting. Full sun to part shade. Height = 0.2m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Shade tolerant

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Trachelospermum jasminoides

Trachelospermum jasminoides

Star Jasmine. Can be used as a ground cover or as a climber. Deep green foliage and fragrant white flowers in summer. Performs best in warm position with full sun. Height = 0.3m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - Fragrant - Full sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15