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Fast, Colorful Drought Proof Groundcovers!

One of the most frequently asked questions we get from fellow gardeners is what are the best, fastest growing, and most colorful groundcovers for sunny locations.

Well, here’s 4 of my favorites that fit the bill!

Delosperma cooperi – Ultra hardy, extremely fast growing and a dazzling display of brilliant 1″ pink flowers all summer long!

Sedum Angelina – Vivid yellow foliage thrives without water for weeks on end! Rapidly forms a colorful matt up to 2′ across. Perfect along hot asphalt driveways where it shines!

Sedum Voodoo – Another vibrantly colored and highly drought-proof Sedum. Voodoo has wonderfully dark red foliage that remains showy from spring thru frost. Dark pink-red flowers top the plant in early fall.

Aster Wood’s Light Blue – This is a great groundcover that puts on a burst of much-needed blue flowers in the fall. Each plant is covered with 100’s of azure-blue flowers that are visible from 300 feet away!

So, there’s my top picks for ultra-hardy, fast-growing, & colorful groundcovers!

2 Responses to “Fast, Colorful Drought Proof Groundcovers!”

  • Cynthia:

    Can you tell me if your Meyer Lemon Tree is a one, two or three year old plant?

    Thank You!

  • I really like Delosperma cooperi because of its purple color. Furthermore, its rounded, fleshy fingers of the foliage are about an inch long. The green summer color of the leaves may morph into darker colors as temperatures drop.

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