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Mazus reptans- Purple Mazus Tough and durable low-growing mat becomes covered with abundant, tiny purple flowers in early spring. Fast growing, bright green leaves creep and spread hugging the ground as it grows. Use as a lawn substitute, to fill voids in patios or tuck in between stepping stones. This versatile plant will take more than it's share of abuse and keep on growing!
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Wild Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum) forms evergreen cushions that spread rapidly and are smothered in flowers in summer. Its tiny leaves contain a rich, fragrant essential oil. This ground cover plant fills the air with a herbal scent. Fast growing, resistant, requires little care
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Candytuft (Iberis Sempervirens) is incredibly floriferous. Rewarding spring flowering plant with a creeping habit. It flowers in great abundance covering the ground with a carpet of white flower clusters. Stays green during winter. The best effect is obtained by planting Candytuft as an edging or in the rockery.
Groundcovers and Plants to Use As Lawn Alternatives
Give your home true curb appeal by replacing street-side lawn with sweetly scented Roman chamomile. This perennial groundcover releases a wonderful fragrance when crushed underfoot — it’s perfect for curbside areas, paths and patios. Yellow button blooms punctuate the bright green leaves in late spring. Plants are hardy in Zones 7 to 10 and cover ground quickly, spreading more than 12 inches annually.
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Creeping Thyme. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Blooms all summer long. Will tolerate all soil types, is drought tolerant, rabbit and deer resistant. This old-fashioned perennial has a year round display of color. In early summer the plants are covered with stunning pinkish-rose flowers that last until the first hard frost. The stunning foliage stays all through the winter months. A very hardy perennial that attracts butterflies and can be grown throughout the country. Zones 4 - 9.