Irish Moss (groundcover). Irish moss is less fussy about the type of soil. And stays a deep green color with fluffy foliage. Likes full sun to partial shade but they also like water and believe it or not for as delicate as it appears. are Almost as sturdy as grass!
I keep seeing the most amazing photos of this type of hedge and I finally learned the name. Miscanthus produces showy copper colored flower plumes in September and brilliant fall gold foliage. This perennial is zone 5 hardy and is both deer resistant and drought proof once established. Make sure to shear back this hedge plant in the spring to about 12” from the ground. This helps to re-energize the plant for the coming season.
If you can't decide on a single type of plant, try a <a href="http://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/no-more-mowing-10-grass-free-alternatives-to-a-traditional-lawn-47640/creeping-jenny-ground-cover#.VVpU7lVVikp" target="_blank">variety of creeping perennials planted together</a>. The cominbations of textures and colors make a beautiful ground cover mosaic.
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Tired of maintaining your lawn? Replace it with one of these great groundcovers. Dwarf Mondo Grass ~ With dense dark green blades, drought-resistant and evergreen dwarf mondo grass grows only 2 to 4 inches tall, in both sun and shade.
No single grass variety is all things to all landscapes, but each of these grasses has something to recommend it and may be just the grass you need to increase the curb appeal of your home, cover an embankment without needing weekly mowing in summer, or spruce up a tree lawn that needs a sturdy grass that can stand up to foot traffic... #lawn #grass #lawncare