Tag Archives: Ground cover

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’ (Fragrant Sumac)

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’ (Fragrant Sumac) is vigorous, ground-hugging shrub that makes an excellent ground cover, suckering and filling in areas quickly. Its glossy foliage turns brilliant reds, oranges, yellows and purples in fall. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)
Many states now list Creeping Jenny as invasive as it can spread aggressively into sensitive wetlands. It is posing a threat to national parks in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster)

This week’s Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic is the ground cover Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster). This sprawling aster traditionally blooms in late summer to early fall with numerous clusters of small white flowers. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Creeping Liriope (Liriope spicata)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Creeping Liriope (Liriope spicata)
One of the most frequently planted ground covers, this aggressively spreading perennial has appeared in scattered infestations throughout the Southeast and has been identified as an emerging threat to natural areas in the Mid-Atlantic Region Continue reading

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