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Very Low Ground Cover for Rock Garden

dana.aubrey added on March 16, 2015 | Answered

My rock garden is a small area in the front of my house which faces the west, so shade all morning till noon then sun till it sets. I was wanting a green under surface to my rocks on top so it has to be very low lying and hearty and comes back every year after a cold winter.

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Answered on March 17, 2015

Creeping Thyme would be one of my top choices, it stays very low.

Creeping Phlox is also a very good ground cover.

Check local garden centers, as they will have plants hardy to your zone.

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