How to Plant a Creeping Phlox, Partial to Full Shade Plant

Nothing beats colorful creeping phlox as a perennial spring ground cover. While each plant grows to only about inches tall, it will form a dense inch carpet that never runs amok or gets .

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade - Gardening Daily

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.

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Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer, grows only tall, spreads prefers full sun to partial shade, deer resistant.

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Purple Heart

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca.

Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Garden Fragrance Galore - Dianthus 'Firewitch' - Easy to grow ground-cover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Purple Shamrock Plant (Oxalis regnellii 'Francis') - Indoor and Windowsill Plants - Indoor

If Only I Had a Green Thumb: Purple Shamrock Plant (Oxalis regnellii 'Francis') Bright purple, triangular-shaped leaves and pink blossoms. Grow in moist soil in bright, indirect light.

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

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Just need the perfect copy for USA Zone 10 - Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

pink arabis (rockcress), makes a good perennial groundcover ❤ Pinned by Cindy Vermeulen. Please check out my other 'sexy' boards. X

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pink arabis (rockcress), makes a good perennial groundcover ❤ Pinned by Cindy Vermeulen. Please check out my other 'sexy' boards.

'Sugar Plum' Coral Bells   (Heuchera)  
Zones 3–8, $18; stargazerperennials.com

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For a brilliant splash of purple, consider 'Sugar Plum' Coral Bells (Heuchera). I have it edging a long border with bluebells and a white evergreen candytuft plant ( don't know name). They soon reproduce themselves too, so are good value.

Turkish Veronica - fast growing, thrives in difficult climates .  Drought tolerant, needs shade in hot summer.

Blue Veronica Liwanensis, Veronica Liwanensis, Turkish Speedwell - blue flowered groundcover that blooms in spring and has evergreen foliage - High Country Gardens

Vinca periwinkle was the only deer resistant, drought tolerant ground cover for our lake house planting plan... nice purple carpet.

This stuff grows like a weed here. Pretty purple Vinca periwinkle was the only deer resistant, drought tolerant ground cover for our lake house planting plan.

Love this stuff!  And it's really hard to kill!! Purple Hearts

Purple Hearts (Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Heart') has a very fast sprawling growth rate and is great for flower beds and groundcover! I have this in my flower beds and it is so pretty, grows fast and roots easily!

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