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Sempervivum <br/> Black
Sempervivum
Black

Details 

Bright green rosettes with dark maroon tips. Its full black-purple coloration comes in winter.

Height 3".
Full sun.
Zone 5.
   

Sempervivum <br/> Emerald Empress
Sempervivum
Emerald Empress

Details 

Everygreen foliage on densegreen rosettes. Spreads slowly but forms a very dense mat. Needs to be in very well drained soil. Good on a green roof.

Height 6".
Full sun.
Zone 2.
   

Sempervivum <br/> Greenwheel
Sempervivum
Greenwheel

Details 

Some of the easiest plants to grow, Hen-and-chicks tolerate heat, drought and neglect. Good in rock gardens. Tiny new plants appearing in a circle around the mother in the middle. Green Wheel has medium-large pointy rosettes of bright-green forming a dense carpet. Short spikes of pastel flowers appear in summer.

Height 4'.
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Sempervivum arachnoideum<br/> Cobweb Buttons
Sempervivum arachnoideum
Cobweb Buttons

Details 

Striking evergreen foliage that has a webbing appearance. Dense webbing of grey threads make it look lie a spider's home. Needs to be in sandy well drained soil.

Height 3".
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Sempervivum Mix <br/> Hens and Chicks Mix
Sempervivum Mix
Hens and Chicks Mix

Details 

Use in hot dry locations. An interesting collection of evergreen succulents, many forms and colorations.

Height 4'
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Sempervivum<br/> Red Heart
Sempervivum
Red Heart

Details 

This plant has red leaves with a green base. Rose-purple flowers show up in the summer. Great for rock gardens and green roofs.

Height 4".
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Sempervivum<br/> Silver King
Sempervivum
Silver King

Details 

Symmetrical rosettes of silvery green leaves have deep red-purple centers. Foliage color intensifies in the fall. In summer the older rosettes produce clusters of pink blooms.

Height 5".
Full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Vinca major <br/> Myrtle
Vinca major
Myrtle

Details 

Evergreen groundcover with large green leaves and showy blue blossoms. Does well in shady areas. Very evasive so plant in large area. Will cover hillsides or fill in beneath trees. Can be trimmed back to the ground in the fall or early spring.

Height 12-18".
Shade to full sun.
Zone 5.
   



 
   



Ajuga is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun.



Phlox is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun. Looks great flowing over a rock wall.



Sedum is a good ground cover for full sun and is drought tolerant. It also works great on Green Roofs.