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Groundcover Plants


Ground cover plants are excellent for a range of situations in the garden, from covering steep banks to brightening up bare patches of soil beneath trees and shrubs. They help suppress weeds and are generally low maintenance plants, ideal if you only have limited time in the garden. From foliage plants to flowers you’re sure to find something suitable in our great-value range! Take a look at our guide on growing ground cover plants for top tips on planting and choosing the right varieties for your garden.

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Periwinkle Collection

Vinca major 'Variegata', Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea', Vinca minor f.alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' (Variegated Greater Periwinkle, Lesser Periwinkle)

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Pretty, evergreen groundcover plants with wiry stems of dense foliage and star-shaped flowers throughout spring and summer. This wonderful Periwinkle Collection includes three popular varieties in a mixture of vibrant colours. Perfect for brightening up a sunny or shady spot in the garden, grow periwinkles on steep banks, in woodland gardens and borders, or let them creep around the base of shrubs. Tolerant of even clay soils, these tough, hardy perennials are an excellent choice for low-maintenance gardens. Supplied as plug plants.


  • Collection comprises:
  • Vinca major 'Variegata' (Variegated Greater Periwinkle) – Erect stems of variegated foliage edged in cream are topped with clear blue flowers. An RHS AGM variety. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 75cm (30").
  • Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea' – A low-growing, creeping periwinkle with lush green leaves and rich purple flowers. An RHS AGM variety. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 75cm (30").
  • Vinca minor f.alba 'Gertrude Jekyll' – A low-growing, creeping periwinkle with an abundance of ice-white flowers. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 75cm (30").
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    • 6 periwinkle plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £16.99
    • 12 periwinkle plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £9  
    • £24.98

Hosta 'White Feather'

(Plantain Lily)

A very unusual variety! Emerging leaves appear almost totally white, slowly developing green streaks until the whole leaf turns green. Spikes of lavender flowers tower over the lush foliage from mid summer. Unlike other varieties, White Feather tolerates a sunny position making an attractive border or container plant. Also excellent as ground cover in woodland gardens or on the outskirts of ponds and boggy areas. Height and spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied as size one bareroot plants. More info
    • 2 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £9.99
    • 4 bareroot plants

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
    • SAVE £5  
    • £14.98