Kidney Weed. A very low-growing groundcover that spreads by rooting at the nodes. It has small soft dark green leaves that are kidney shaped. This is an excellent lawn substitute and looks great planted in between stepping stones. They can handle being stepped on, but not heavy foot traffic. A good native substitute for Baby's Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii). Growth: Fast Frost: Tender Evergreen: Yes
An evergreen groundcover with broad dark green leaves all arising directly from the ground. A great plant for very dark or shady corners and once used as a container plants in almost impossible environments hence common names. Fleshy flowers are virtually underground! Remove damaged or faded leaves to keep plants tidy and in good appearance. Native to China and Japan
White Flower Western Wild Ginger is a nice choice if you want a denser evergreen groundcover for a shady woodland garden. This form has a moderate growth rate and I count on it doubling in spread each season. The rare white flowers peek out from beneath the dense leaf canopy. Best grown in a shady location in humous rich, well-drained soil. Although it is most commonly found in moist forest settings, it is also quite tolerant of low water situations once it is established. The foliag...