It appears you are in WA, NT or TAS?

We cannot ship to these states (unless you pay for bio-security/quarantine clearance - please contact us regarding this.)

If you are ordering for a delivery address in another state, please close this window and continue shopping!

Phone: (07) 5451 3506

My Cart:

0 item(s) - $0.00
You have no items in your shopping cart.

Ground Covers & Grasses

FLOWERING GROUNDCOVER | FOLIAGE GROUNDCOVER | GRASSY GROUNDCOVER | STRAPPY PLANTS | EROSION CONTROL

Ground cover plants grow outwards not upwards, making them perfect for covering large areas, suppressing weeds, or creating a dramatic mass planting effect. Some will grow to around knee- or hip--high, others will lie low and hug the ground. They're valuable for banks and slopes where they help retain soil and rainfall.

FREE SHIPPING on orders over $200

Items 1 to 25 of 100 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
  1. Acalypha reptans Stephie

    Acalypha reptans Stephie

    Create a bright hardy outdoor carpet of flowers with this delightful groundcover. Fluffy tail-like crimson flowers. Grow in tough spots and rockeries, or cosset it in windowboxes and hanging baskets. Learn More
    $3.60
  2. Acanthus mollis - oyster plant

    Acanthus mollis - oyster plant

    Evergreen architectural foliage plant, low growing, cold tolerant, flowers in summer. Suited to pots, borders and mass planting. Grows well in most parts of Australia.

    Foliage image: Dinkum (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons Cropped to size
    ; Plant image: Tatters via Flickr Cropped to size
    Learn More

    $5.55
  3. Agapanthus Arctic Star

    Agapanthus Arctic Star

    Hardy, compact, early flowering. fast-flowering, cold tolerant. Grey-green leaves look very attractive with the pure white starry flowers. Learn More
    $3.75

    Coming Soon

  4. Agapanthus Bingo Blue™

    Agapanthus Bingo Blue™

    Compact clear blue agapanthus, tough and hardy, has a burst of flower in spring with blooms off and on through the rest of the year. Learn More
    $6.85
  5. Agapanthus Black Magic

    Agapanthus Black Magic

    Deep purple buds open to rich purple flowers during spring and summer. Dramatic bordering plant or for containers on the deck.

    image for illustration: Keith and Kasia Moore ;via Flickr.

    Learn More
    $5.80
  6. Agapanthus Blue

    Agapanthus Blue

    Our most popular agapanthus. Sky blue full flowerheads to around 1m tall. Low maintenance and hardy. Seed-grown, unlike our other blue agapanthus, giving you slight variations in shade of blue and final height. Learn More
    $3.25
  7. Agapanthus Getty White

    Agapanthus Getty White

    Large round clusters of brilliant white flowers in spring and summer. Tall to 1m. More slender than other agapanthus so good for mixed beds and containers. Learn More
    $3.75
  8. Agapanthus Purple Cloud

    Agapanthus Purple Cloud

    Stunning purple flowers on tall flower spikes. Great for mass plantings and flowering colour through summer. Hardy and low maintenance. Purple Cloud is a larger sized agapanthus to 1.5m high and wide.

    image: Katriona McCarthy via Flickr cropped to size.

    Learn More
    $5.80
  9. Agapanthus Queen Anne

    Agapanthus Queen Anne

    Knee-high agapanthus, taller than Peter Pan, smaller than Blue, with purple-blue blooms. Ideal for mixed borders, pots, edging, planting in drifts. Cold-hardy and sun-loving - try it in a tough spot and especially at the coast

    image for illustration: Tony Hall via Flickr cropped to size.

    Learn More
    $3.75
  10. Agapanthus Snowball

    Agapanthus Snowball

    Small, compact, long flowering, huge ball of white flowers on a dainty lowgrowing plant. Only 60cm tall when flowering, Snowball agapanthus makes excellent ground cover or mass planting. Flowers better in sun but will grow in shade too. Sets very little seed so won't spread. Learn More
    $5.80
  11. Agapanthus White

    Agapanthus White

    Charming large white flowers on tall stems right through summer. Works in formal and cottage garden spaces. Great for cut flowers for the house. Learn More
    $3.25
  12. Alternanthera 'Purple Splash'

    Alternanthera 'Purple Splash'

    Rich dark foliage colour right through the year for frost-free locations. Fast-growing ground cover, the deep green-purple leaves splashed with pink look particularly impressive in mass plantings. Learn More
    $3.50
  13. Alternanthera dentata

    Alternanthera dentata

    Always popular fast-growing spreading groundcover and landscape plant, much loved for its bold dark burgundy foliage like a fine wine. 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.
    The second image shows the leaf size difference between dentata (L) and Little Ruby (R) Learn More
    $3.50
  14. Alternanthera ficoidea Tricolor

    Alternanthera ficoidea Tricolor

    Low-growing fast-growing ground cover. Multicoloured foliage in shades of pink, bronze, red and green gives colour right through the year. Happy anywhere frost-free where it will create a beautiful mass display, or backdrop to more showy seasonal flowers.
    The third image shows the leaf size difference between dentata (L) and Tricolor (R) Learn More
    $3.50
  15. Alternanthera Little Ruby™

    Alternanthera Little Ruby™

    Compact richly-coloured popular ground cover - smaller, lower-growing, less vigorous than Alternanthera dentata with a more purple tone. Frost-free gardens only unless you treat it as a bedding annual; it thrives in humid subtropical gardens.
    Images show colour in overcast and sunny conditions. Fourth image shows Brazilian Red Hots (L) and Little Ruby (R) Learn More
    $4.90
  16. 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.

    Learn More
    $4.05

    Coming Soon

  17. anigozanthos-big-red

    Anigozanthos Big Red - kangaroo paw

    A bold presence in the garden, with big sprays of deep red flowers on long 1.5-2m stems. Great for cut flowers indoors. Loves a sunny spot, and will attract wildlife to your garden with its nectar-rich blooms. Learn More
    $5.25
  18. Anigozanthos Tango - kangaroo paw

    Anigozanthos Tango - kangaroo paw

    Very popular sunset-shaded native, neat to around 1m. Such an iconic Aussie plant, it even featured on an AusPost stamp

    Learn More
    $5.25

    Coming Soon

  19. Anigozanthos 'Yellow Gem'

    Anigozanthos Yellow Gem - kangaroo paw

    Vibrant yellow tall native paw, drought-tolerant and preferring full sun. Long stems good for cut flowers. Grows in a neat clump with evergreen, strap-like leaves and branching stems which carry the furry claw-shaped flowers.

    Image by Peripitus [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    Learn More
    $5.25
  20. Bambusa Pogonatherum

    Bambusa - Baby Panda bamboo

    The ultimate feature plant for Asian inspired gardens - tidy growth habit and a low mounded form. Lovely for ground cover in mass plantings or in a low bowl as a container plant

    Image by IKAl (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

    Learn More
    $4.05
  21. Bauhinia corymbosa - orchid vine

    Bauhinia corymbosa - orchid vine

    Sun loving groundcover/ climber/ hedge. Looks delicate, grows tough. Hardy enough for planting on median strips and city spaces; pretty enough for any cottage garden.

    Image: Eran Finkle via Flickr, cropped to size.

     

    Learn More
    $3.35

    Coming Soon

  22. Baumea preissii - broad twig rush

    Baumea preissii - broad twig rush

    Tall native broadleaf bog grass, thrives in and around water, marshland and flooded soils, where it will colonise and revegetate. Wider leaves than rubiginosa and with longer hanging flowerheads. Learn More

    Regular Price: $4.40

    Special Price: $3.40

  23. Baumea rubiginosa - soft twig rush

    Baumea rubiginosa - soft twig rush

    Compact slender native bog grass, thrives in and around water, marshland and flooded soils, making it the ultimate landscape plant for wet areas in the garden, or landscape revegetation. Thinner blades than preissii with upright flowerspikes.

    Image source: Doug Beckers Flicker CC.

    Learn More
    $4.40
  24. Carpobrotus - pigface, ice plant

    Carpobrotus - pigface, ice plant

    Bright native groundcover flowering succulent familiar to anyone in coastal Queensland. Excellent for rockeries, dry poor soils, waterwise gardens, stabilising soils. Spreads while keeping low, great colourful groundcover for xeriscaping. Fruits and leaves are edible - "carpobrotus" means edible fruit. Learn More
    $4.80
  25. 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

Items 1 to 25 of 100 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
© 2013 - Australian Plants Online
A.B.N 55 128 854 893