VINES & GROUNDCOVERS

Looking for something to cover an area in your landscape and don't want to use pine straw or mulch? Try using vines or groundcovers, for a great alternative that can add some green to your garden beds.

Ajuga
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Ajuga, Bronze Beauty
Ajuga reptans 'Bronze Beauty

Exposure: Full-Part Shade
Zone: 4-9 (Hardy to -25F)
Mature Height: 8 inches
Mature Spread: 18-24 inches
Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Perennial
Spreading groundcover; glossy bronze foliage

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Ajuga, Burgundy Glow
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Exposure: Full-Part Shade
Zone: 4-9 (Hardy to -25F)
Mature Height: 5-8 inches
Mature Spread: 18-24 inches
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Perennial
Spreading groundcover; green-cream-purple foliage

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Ajuga, Catlin's Giant
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Exposure: Full-Part Shade
Zone: 3-9 (Hardy to -35F)
Mature Height: 6 inches
Mature Spread: 18-24 inches
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Perennial
Spreading groundcover; large leaves, bronzy-blue foliage

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Ajuga, Chocolate Chip
Ajuga x 'Chocolate Chip'

Exposure: Full-Part Shade
Zone: 4-9 (Hardy to -25F)
Mature Height: 3-6 inches
Mature Spread: 18-24 inches
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Perennial
Spreading groundcover; small leaves, chocolate brown foliage

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Ajuga, Metallica Crispa
Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa'

Exposure: Full-Part Shade
Zone: 3-9 (Hardy to -35F)
Mature Height: 6 inches
Mature Spread: 18-24 inches
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Perennial
Spreading groundcover; slow growth rate; can grow in wet soil

Clematis
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Clematis, Evergreen
Clematis armandii

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 7-9 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 1-2 feet
Mature Spread: 25 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Evergreen Vine
Fast grower; leathery leaves; needs trellis/arbor to climb

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Clematis, Jackmanii
Clematis jackmanii 'Purpurea Suberba'

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-9 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 1-2 feet
Mature Spread: 10 feet
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Deciduous Vine
Large flowers cover plant; needs trellis/arbor to climb

Houttuynia
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Houttuynia
Houttuynia

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 3-8 (Hardy to -35F)
Mature Height: 6-10 inches
Mature Spread: 1 foot
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Year round
Evergreen
Spreading groundcover; ideal for use around ponds; heart shaped leaves

Jasmine
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Jasmine, Asiatic/Asian Star
Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Minima'

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-11 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 1-2 feet
Mature Spread: 10-12 feet
Evergreen Vine
Groundcover/vine; vigorous growth, tightly branched

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Jasmine, Asiatic-Snow N Summer
Trachelospermum asiaticum 'HOSNS'

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 7-10 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 4-6 inches
Mature Spread: 3 feet
Evergreen Vine
White, green, and pink variegated leaves; holds color in Winter months

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Jasmine, Asiatic-Variegated
Trachelospermum asiaticum 'Variegata'

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-11 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 1-2 feet
Mature Spread: 10-12 feet
Evergreen Vine
Groundcover/climber; tiny leaves have cream margins & splotching

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Jasmine, Carolina
Gelsemium sempervirens

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-9 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 1 foot
Mature Spread: 20 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Evergreen Vine
Fragrant; climber or mounding groundcover

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Jasmine, Confederate/Star
Trachelospermum jasminoides

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 8-11 (Hardy to 15F)
Mature Height: 1 foot
Mature Spread: 10-25 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Evergreen Vine
Fragrant, star-shaped flowers; climber or groundcover

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Jasmine, Confederate-Variegated
Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Variegata'

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 8-10 (Hardy to 15F)
Mature Height: 1-2 feet
Mature Spread: 10-25 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Evergreen Vine
Brightly variegated foliage; fragrant white blooms; climber or groundcover

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Jasmine, Madison
Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Madison'

Exposure: Sun-Shade
Zone: 8-10 (Hardy to 15F)
Mature Height: 1 foot
Mature Spread: 12 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Evergreen Vine
Fragrant, star-shaped flowers; climber or groundcover