Pacific chrysanthemums in the Mimosa Series are low spreading perennials with attractive medium green silver-edged foliage. They are most notable for their compact, uniform habits and interesting floral color options.
These low-growing plants spread via rhizomes. They offer attractive evergreen to semi-evergreen foliage that looks pretty most of the season. In the fall, the plants become covered with clusters of small yellow, pink or white button-like flowers.
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(Bugleweed, Rainbow Bugleweed)
Rainbow bugleweed (sometimes called 'Multicolor') is an evergreen, perennial groundcover that will brighten up any shady garden. Its colorful, evergreen foliage is bronze-green marked with cream and shades of pink and purple to provide year-round appeal. In mid spring to early summer they produce attractive spikes of blue flowers. Plants spread quickly by runners to form dense mats of foliage that prevent weeds from establishing. Rainbow bugleweed performs best in partial sun to shade and sites...
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Blue bugleweed, is an evergreen, perennial groundcover that is easy-to-grow and shade loving. Plants form clumped rosettes of medium green foliage that spread via thickened underground stems called rhizomes. Dense spikes of beautiful indigo-blue, pink or white flowers appear in spring and early summer. These natives of southern Europe and southwest Asia prefer partial shade and average, well drained soils. Taller and less rampant than its cousin common bugleweed, blue bugleweed makes a wonderful...
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(European Bugleweed, Metallica Crispa Bugleweed, Upright Bugleweed)
Metallica crispa bugleweed is a semi-evergreen groundcover that originates from Europe. Shade-loving and tough, plants form clumps of green-purple foliage that have an almost metallic sheen and spread by underground stems. The leaves are also crinkled and curled adding interest to this popular perennial. in late spring to early summer pyramidal spikes of indigo blue flowers appear. Use as a groundcover in areas where grass won't survive and foot traffic is light. Provide this bugleweed with moist,...
(Common Bugleweed, Party Colors Bugleweed)
Known as common bugleweed, this evergreen, perennial groundcover adds interest to shady areas. These European natives spread rapidly by stolons to form a dense carpet of vegetation. Spikes of pretty dark to medium blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. The common form has dark green foliage, but there are many cultivars with a variety of different foliage and flower color combinations. Two such selections are the bronze and green-leaved 'Bronze Beauty' and the very low growing, pink-flowered...
(Black Scallop Common Bugleweed, Common Bugleweed)
Black scallop common bugleweed, with its nearly black evergreen foliage, will add interest to any shady garden area. European in origin, these plants spread rapidly by stolons to form a dense carpet of beautifully dark vegetation. Spikes of pretty dark blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. Plants are tolerant of poor soils but perform best in those that are evenly moist and well drained. Divide plantings every two to three years to prevent overcrowding and possible disease problems....