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Ground Cover Foliage

Leafy green spreading year-round groundcover, low-maintenance and weed-suppressing. Ideal for carpet planting, mass planting, slopes and embankments.

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  1. Westringia Mundi™

    Westringia Mundi™

    Will clip to only 15cm! Mundi is a dwarf form about knee-high but spreading widthways. Ideal coastal rosemary for an evergreen boundary that still maintains your view. Learn More
    $4.90
  2. Trachelospermum Valley Lights - star jasmine

    Trachelospermum Valley Lights - star jasmine

    A new take on star jasmine, with golden-yellow splashed green leaves for year-round colour. White starry scented flowers in summer add to the appeal. Very versatile in heaps of garden situations - groundcover, low hedges, over arbours and pergolas, in containers. Learn More
    $4.40
  3. Trachelospermum Tricolour

    Trachelospermum Tricolour

    Always a favourite with our customers for its versatility and year round colour. Grow as a twining low ground cover, or as a climber up a trellis. Can be clipped to an effective tight low hedge. Variegated pink-cream evergreen leaves, highly scented white starry flowers in spring and summer. Learn More
    $3.50
  4. Dwarf Rhoeo

    Rhoeo Dwarf - cradle of Moses

    Rich duo-toned foliage, purple and green, perfect for accent planting and containers, plus those awkward places like dry spots, under trees, rockeries Learn More
    $3.75

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  5. Pteris Fern mix

    Pteris Fern mix

    Our Fun Fern Mix has four different Pteris (Cretan brake fern) in one pot, create an instant hanging basket! Learn More
    $4.05

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  6. Philodendron Xanadu

    Philodendron Xanadu

    This compact growing philodendron is suited to shade, sun, indoor planting and containers in cooler climates. Beautiful foliage plant with deeply lobed distinctive leaves. Great cut leaves for flower arranging.
    Your young plant will arrive with perfectly smooth leaves and will develop the decorative wiggly foliage as it matures. Learn More
    $5.50
  7. Ophiopogon - black mondo

    Ophiopogon - black mondo

    Unique groundcover plant with nearly jet-black strappy leaves. Unmistakable, it makes a striking garden element for edging and borders, dramatic mass plantings, and a contrast with coloured-foliage and flowering plants. Bonus! Lilac flower spikes in summer. Learn More
    $5.35

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  8. Myoporum parvifolium purpurea

    Myoporum parvifolium purpurea

    Native low ground cover, purple creeping boobialla forms a dense mat of fine-leaved purple foliage, dotted with white flowers in spring-autumn or winter-summer, depending on where you live. Great to keep weeds down in the garden, or to cover slopes and banks. Will spread outwards to around 3m but never more than 30cm high. Learn More
    $3.50

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  9. Loropetalum Purple Pixie™

    Loropetalum Purple Pixie™

    Gorgeous ground cover, very low maintenance, will spread to 1.5m if unclipped, but only 50cm high. Burgundy purple foliage all year round and bright pink flowers in spring. Stunning mass planting or contrast in borders and rockeries. Learn More
    $4.90
  10. Juniper conferta - shore juniper

    Juniper conferta - shore juniper

    Easy care groundcover conifer, suited to erosion control on embankments, container planting and bonsai. Ideal for seaside gardens as the name suggests - it grows on sand dunes in its native Japan. Learn More
    $4.70

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    Juniper 'All Gold'

    Golden yellow groundcover conifer, use to cascade over retaining walls and in rockeries, or as a bonsai specimen. Works beautifully as an accent plant. Golden form of Juniperus conferta, shore juniper. Learn More
    $4.70
  12. Helichrysum italicum-curry plant

    Helichrysum italicum - curry plant

    Attractive foliage plant featuring fine silver-grey leaves, yellow flowers and an aroma similar to curry when crushed.

    Image: DncnH Flickr cropped to size.

     

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    $3.35
  13. Creeping Fig

    Ficus pumila - creeping fig

    Create a lush backdrop in the garden with this creeping fig, it's fast to establish and is ideal for covering unsightly walls! Take care when planting on paint & rendered surfaces as the aerial roots may mark surfaces. Learn More
    $3.60

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  14. Ficus 'Green Island'

    Ficus 'Green Island'

    Drought tolerant, salt-tolerant, low maintenance, slow-growing, compact evergreen grow-anywhere plant. Takes clipping well -great for hedging or groundcover. It's an all-round winner for sub-tropical gardens. Even makes a perfect bonsai

    Bush images: Forest & Kim Starr via Flickr cropped to size,.

    Bonsai image: Hazel Kenady via Flickr cropped to size.

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    $3.60
  15. Festuca glauca - blue fescue

    Festuca glauca - blue fescue

    Outstanding small ornamental grass featuring steel-blue foliage all year round. Fine slender leaves, neat shape. Will develop to a compact rounded clump in as little as 12 months. Learn More
    $3.20
  16. Dichondra repens - kidneyweed

    Dichondra repens - kidneyweed

    Lush native groundcover perfect for creating a natural carpet in shaded areas of the garden. usually available February-March and July-September

    Image: Harry Rose from South West Rocks, Australia [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
    Flower image: Harry Rose from South West Rocks, Australia [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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    $3.55

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  17. Dianella 'Silver Streak' variegated

    Dianella 'Silver Streak' variegated

    A lovely white-striped compact form of the native dianella. Ideal for adding light and colour to shaded areas of the garden, mass plantings, or jazzing up a dull border. Learn More
    $6.50

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  18. Casuarina 'Cousin It'

    Casuarina 'Cousin It'

    Unique, strange, fun! This popular plant has a character all of its own, with fine 'hairy' strands of evergreen cascading foliage, soft to touch. Use as a groundcover or feature plant in rockeries and hanging baskets, where it will spread to 1m across but only 10cm high. Low maintenance, weed suppressing.
    "Our 'Cousin Its" arrived this morning, beautifully and securely packed, looking extremely healthy ... We do not have an enormous garden but every time we need new plants we will be back to you as our favourite plant nursery." Charles & Christine - Sydney NSW Learn More
    $4.90

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  19. Alternanthera ‘Fire Bug’

    Alternanthera ‘Fire Bug’

    Light up your garden with a Fire Bug!
    Bright cheery shades of pink, burgundy and bronze add year round colour as low hedges and ground cover at low cost. Plant with gold-leaved plants for a bright tropical colour burst.

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    $4.05
  20. Alternanthera Little Ruby™

    Alternanthera Little Ruby™

    Compact richly-coloured popular ground cover - smaller, lower-growing, less vigorous than Alternanthera dentata. Frost-free gardens only unless you treat it as a bedding annual; it thrives in humid subtropical gardens. Learn More
    $4.90

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  21. Alternanthera dentata

    Alternanthera dentata

    Always popular fast-growing spreading groundcover and landscape plant, much loved for its bold dark burgundy foliage. Stunning when used in contrast with lime-gold foliage plants. Clips to a tidy low hedge, thrives in humidity. Dark cream pompom flowers appear when allowed to grow unclipped. Learn More
    $3.50
  22. Alternanthera BRAZILIAN RED HOTS™

    Alternanthera BRAZILIAN RED HOTS™

    HOT! Stunning bright pink to rich red foliage year-round on this compact, tidy, vigorous groundcover shrub. Loves warmth and humidity, looks superb in mass plantings or as a specimen container or tub plant. Try it in hanging baskets and windowboxes too. Learn More
    $4.90

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