Vinca periwinkle was the only deer resistant, drought tolerant ground cover for our lake house planting plan... nice purple carpet.
Creeping Jenny comes back every year and keeps out the weeds. I love it in my flowerbeds, spreads. Great contrast color to plants and flowers.
Try Creeping Phlox...Red Creeping Thyme, and Mazus for some low-maintenance ground covers that suppress weeds
~ plants & gardens ~
alternative to grass, Green Carpet (Herniaria Glabra). drought tolerant, rarely flowers, sun or shade, handles foot traffic
Blue Star Creeper is a fast growing sun to part shade ground cover-- I should have thought of this instead of Irish moss for the shady side.
Landscape design ideas
Groundcovers under trees :: Planting something other than grass under a tree. Pachysandra around a Pin Oak
Front of house
Creeping Thyme 'purple rain' | Vigorous and Hardy ground cover | Sweet scented flowers | Stunning colour | Grows in most regions of Australia | Full Sun to part shade | Available as seeds from The Climbing Fig Online Garden Store
groundcover: creeping jenny, love, love, love creeping jenny - spreads fast…
Turkish Veronica - fast growing, thrives in difficult climates . Drought tolerant, needs shade in hot summer.
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