ground hugging plants

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James1991
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ground hugging plants

Post by James1991 » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:08 pm

can anyone recommend an evergreen ground hugging plant to hide the edges of a pond? i want a more natural looking fish home :)


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flounder
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Re: ground hugging plants

Post by flounder » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:14 pm

Mossy saxifrage, mind your own business, creeping jenny, certain sedums
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Mixed moso
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Re: ground hugging plants

Post by Mixed moso » Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:11 pm

Sagina subulata, Selaginella kraussiana. I use both in a Japanese garden in spots where it's too sunny for the moss to grow and they look great all year round.
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The Codfather
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Re: ground hugging plants

Post by The Codfather » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:49 pm

Not evergreen......the only evergreen I have around mine is varigated ivy.
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Re: ground hugging plants

Post by jungle jas » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:43 pm

Various Vinicas or Cotoneaster microphyllus. icon_thumright
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