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Purple Dragon LAMIUM 3 POTS Ground cover shade sun

Spotted Deadnettle~Large, dense terminal spikes of rich purple flowers seem to jump right out of the bright silvery foliage. Known for having the deepest purple, most snapdragon-like flowers of any Lamium.

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Shade garden - Black Mondo Grass. I absolutely LOVE this stuff.

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Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

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Details about 10 EVERGREEN Creeping Myrtle Periwinkle Vinca Vines Plants Ground Cover, SHADE

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Sweet Woodruff Care: How To Grow Sweet Woodruff Ground Cover

Sweet woodruff herb was originally grown for the fresh smell the leaves give off and was used as a kind of air freshener. It also has some medicinal uses and is edible. Learn more about sweet woodruff here.

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Pachysandra Regular "Terminalis" - A very nice spreading, evergreen ground cover. Dark green foliage all year. White flowers in mid summer. A great shade ground cover that will not climb. Great for mass plantings, rock gardens, borders, etc. Shade to part sun. Height 6-12 inches. Zones 3-10.