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Vinca minor 'Alba' <br/> White Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Alba'
White Periwinkle

Details 

Evergreen ground cover with large white blooms that bloom heaviest in spring. Does best in shady situations. Use in areas such as under trees, steep banks, walls and rockeries. Needs well drained soil.

Height 4-6".
Shade to part sun.
Zone 4.
   

Vinca minor 'Atropurpurpea' <br/>  Burgandy Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Atropurpurpea'
Burgandy Periwinkle

Details 

Evergreen ground cover with wine colored blossoms. Blooms heaviest in spring. Grows well beneath trees, on steep banks, over walls or in rock gardens. Best in shade but can handle partial sun with more water. Needs well drained soil.

Height 4-6".
Full shade to part sun.
Zone 4.
   

Vinca minor 'Bowles Variety' <br/> Bowles Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Bowles Variety'
Bowles Periwinkle

Details 

Evergreen ground cover with large showy blue blooms. Grows best under trees, on steep banks, over rock walls and rock gardens. Does best in shady areas. Needs well drained soil.

Height 4-6".
Full shade to part sun.
Zone 4.
   

Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert '<br/> Variegated Periwinkle
Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert '
Variegated Periwinkle

Details 

Beautiful varigated foliage provides an amazing contrast with large blue blossoms. Plant under trees, on steep banks, walls and in rock gardens. Best in well shaded areas. Needs well drained soil.

Height 4-6".
Full shade to part sun.
Zone 4.
   

Vinca Minor <br/> Illumination
Vinca Minor
Illumination

Details 

This variety has bright golden-yellow leaves edged in green, with blue flowers in spring. Mowing low after blooming every couple of years will help to keep it thick and weed resistant. USPP#12132.

Height 3-6".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 4-6".
USPP#12132.
   



 
   



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.