Drought Tolerant Ground Cover Full Sun | ... succulent ground cover that smothers weeds the red summer long

Drought Tolerant Ground Cover Full Sun | ... succulent ground cover that smothers weeds the red summer long

Check out these 18 Flowering Ground Cover Plants, you'll find some best low growing plants on this list, they're not only easy to grow but looks beautiful too.

Check out these 18 Flowering Ground Cover Plants, you'll find some best low growing plants on this list, they're not only easy to grow but looks beautiful too.

Portulaca grandiflora 1 ground cover.  I love portulaca and all the colors of the flowers!!

Portulaca grandiflora 1 ground cover. I love portulaca and all the colors of the flowers!!

Using stone and rocks to edge your beds gives a timeless beauty to your borders. It's a relatively expensive option, unless you can source the rocks on your property, but it's durable and unlikely to go out of style. Boulders and pebbles are suited to natural gardens with informal, curving boders (shown).

Using stone and rocks to edge your beds gives a timeless beauty to your borders. It's a relatively expensive option, unless you can source the rocks on your property, but it's durable and unlikely to go out of style. Boulders and pebbles are suited to natural gardens with informal, curving boders (shown).

Sedum 'Angelina'     Google Image Result for http://georgeweigel.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/gold.creeping.sedum_.jpg

Sedum 'Angelina' Google Image Result for http://georgeweigel.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/gold.creeping.sedum_.jpg

Dragon's blood sedum may be the hardiest and most versatile of all weed-suppressing ground covers.    A cultivar of the succulent Sedum spurium, Dragon's blood ('Schorbuser Blut') is hardy in Zones 3-8. Not only does it grow in full sun as well as partial shade, but it also thrives in poor soil.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Dragon's blood sedum may be the hardiest and most versatile of all weed-suppressing ground covers. A cultivar of the succulent Sedum spurium, Dragon's blood ('Schorbuser Blut') is hardy in Zones 3-8. Not only does it grow in full sun as well as partial shade, but it also thrives in poor soil.

who needs flowers when you can get this much colour in the foliage itself??? Rhoeo 'Strike Me Pink'

who needs flowers when you can get this much colour in the foliage itself??? Rhoeo 'Strike Me Pink'

Lampranthus spectabilis--Trailing Ice Plant. Extremely drought tolerant. Great sunny groundcover. Great in sunny windowboxes. Blooms all summer. Will tolerate winter temps down to about 20F. Good in ATL winters.

Lampranthus spectabilis--Trailing Ice Plant. Extremely drought tolerant. Great sunny groundcover. Great in sunny windowboxes. Blooms all summer. Will tolerate winter temps down to about 20F. Good in ATL winters.

DRAGONS BLOOD SEDUM (Gaura lindheimeri) Perennial; Ht: 3”-6" Light: Sun. Spread: 12”  Soil: Well Drained. Fast-growing ground cover with brilliant red foliage. A succulent with needle-like leaves which turn vibrant orange-red in fall. The more sun it gets, the more intense the foliage becomes. Exceptionally tolerant of heat and drought and also tolerate cold and being planted in poor dry soil. Low growing Sedum is used for containers borders, edging and as a dense spreading groundcover.

DRAGONS BLOOD SEDUM (Gaura lindheimeri) Perennial; Ht: 3”-6" Light: Sun. Spread: 12” Soil: Well Drained. Fast-growing ground cover with brilliant red foliage. A succulent with needle-like leaves which turn vibrant orange-red in fall. The more sun it gets, the more intense the foliage becomes. Exceptionally tolerant of heat and drought and also tolerate cold and being planted in poor dry soil. Low growing Sedum is used for containers borders, edging and as a dense spreading groundcover.

Three shades of Baby's Tears: Although it is pretty, many people find this plant to be invasive.

Three shades of Baby's Tears: Although it is pretty, many people find this plant to be invasive.

Sedum acre (Yellow Stonecrop) It forms a dense carpet of fleshly, green leaves and countless star-shaped yellow flowerets. This evergreen plant is a ground cover that holds its leaves in winter.

Sedum acre (Yellow Stonecrop) It forms a dense carpet of fleshly, green leaves and countless star-shaped yellow flowerets. This evergreen plant is a ground cover that holds its leaves in winter.

Creeping Thyme - Easy herbal ground cover. Drought tolerant, repels insects, and can even be used in cooking!

Creeping Thyme - Easy herbal ground cover. Drought tolerant, repels insects, and can even be used in cooking!

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