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Ground Cover

Angela O'Callaghan tells us there is a whole world of ground cover out there, not just rocks or mulch, but actual living plants.


Ice plants in the genus Lampranthus, Delosperma, Drosamthemum and Malephora are drought-tolerant yet pretty flowering plants.

Achillea tomentosa

Achillea tomentosa, the yellow-flowered wooly yarrow.

Artemesia caucasia, aka silver spreader is aromatic.

Dymondia margaretae can tolerate some gentle walking on top of it.

Erodium reichardii works well in rock gardens.

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