Durable plants for Foot Traffic, Crevices, Nooks, Pathways & More
For those tough areas between flagstones, there are a select group of perennial ground cover plants that work well for these areas while discouraging weeds. Make sure to select the right plant for light & water requirements. Here are a few plants to consider that will tolerate various degrees of foot traffic and work well in crevices, nooks, pathways & more while adding beauty to your garden.
Great for: Sun or Shade, beneath trees, lawn substitute, pathways, nooks, accents, containers.
Tolerates: Dry Shade, Moist Shade
Anacyclus depressus –Mt. Atlas Daisy with attractive fern like foliage
Great for: Sun,Dry, gritty areas, hot pathways, Rock Gardens, Edging, Small Spaces
Tolerates: Deer, Drought, Heat
Isotoma fluviatilis – Blue Star Creeper – Blooms all Summer Long – #1
Great for: Sun or Shade, Lawn substitute, Stepping Stones, Ponds, Patios, Containers, Crevices, Rock Garden, pathways
Tolerates: Deer, Drought, Rabbits, Pests
Lysimachia Aurea – Creeping Jenny (Evergreen)– super fast spreading, root at each node and hug the ground
Great for: Shade, Retaining walls, crevices, dry shade, moist shade, woodland area, accent, containers, lawn substitute
Mazus reptans –Low growing, fast spreading groundcover
Great for: Sun-Part Shade, Beneath shrubs, stones, small scale lawn substitute, patios, curbside
Great for: Shade-Part Shade, Moist, well drained areas, Woodland Areas, Containers
Tolerates: Moist Shade
SedumSod™ – Easy, INSTANT groundcover!
Great for: Sun-Part Shade, Lawn Substitute, flagstones, pavers, Patio, Slopes, DIY projects
Tolerates: Drought, Heat
Thymus wooly– low growing evergreen with silver foliage
Great for: Sun, Crevices, retaining walls, rock garden, curbside, Slopes, Pathways, Patio, Lawn substitute, containers
Veronica Waterperry Blue – low growing and fast spreader
Great for: Sun, Part Shade, Beneath Trees, Shrubs, slopes, retaining walls, rock garden, containers,
Tolerates: Drought, Dry Shade