Native to the Mediterranean region, Convolvulus sabatius (Bindweed or Ground Morning Glory) is a luscious, trailing, woody-based perennial noted for its endless production of widely funnel-shaped, lavender-blue flowers, 1-2 in. Convolvulus sabatius (syn. Bloom freely in beds/containers from early summer until frost. Soft green leaves, and attractive lilac-blue flowers in summer and autumn. It makes a great bedding plant, good ground cover, is superb in containers, wonderful in rock gardens and excellent as an edging plant. The best evergreen ground cover plants for shade are deadnettle for its bright variegated foliage and perennial sweet woodruff due to its dainty white flowers. Sow seeds 2-3 inches apart and cover with 1" of fine soil. Best grown in full sun. Shear in spring every couple years to keep it fresh and full. ... 11 ground covers for your garden Planting & growing. Happy in open ground or in a container, the soft blue leaves, tinged with pink combine well with other succulents and ground covers. Maintenance: Cut it back firmly every year or two. It is a woody-stemmed trailing perennial plant, growing to 20 cm (8 in) in height. Ideal on steep banks or scrambling over walls or container edges. An assortment of white and lilac funnelform flowers with yellow-white centres are displayed during the warmer months. Ground Morning Glory is an extremely low-water requiring plant, and like many Mediterranean climate plants, it does require very good drainage. Find 140mm Convolvulus White - Convolvulus mauritanicus at Bunnings Warehouse. It has thin stems with small leaves. Unlike some of its close relative Dislikes: This plant doesn’t like heavy, clay soil or wet roots. Evolvulus pilosus white is a pretty and effective ground cover that produces masses of little white flowers that compliment its bushy silvery grey foliage.. Suitable for gardens and pots or hanging baskets. Raoulia hookeri 'Makara'. Sun Zones 8, 9, 10. Despite spreading its roots, it is not invasive. Soil: Convolvulus performs best in full sun with well drained soil - preferably light with some added humus. A dense compact shrub with slender, curved vertical stems. Likes: Thrives in sun or partial shade and does well in dry areas. Silver Bush Morning Glory can really stand out when used in raised planters and containers for a nice contrast. While common Convovulus have sparse flowers and long trails, this new variety is well branched and compact with plenty of white blooms. The silvery foliage and white flowers of bush morning glory (Convolvulus cneorum) make it is easy to see the benefits of adding it to the landscape. Convolvulus sabatius This sweet little plant develops a dense carpet of grey-green leaves, and only grows about 15-20cm high. Silver Bush Convolvulus cneorum. Perfect for white or silver themed gardens, borders, containers and coastal areas. Suggested uses. This is a really pretty, silver/grey groundcover that is super quick to grow. Looks great against darker coloured shrubs – reds and dark greens A new US import bred for its stunning early flowers that appear in October here, many weeks ahead of most cultivars of the type.There can hardly be a better carpeting plant for Australian gardens than Convolvulus sabatius. White Clover is a herbaceous perennial … Highly recommended as a ground cover. Symbol of luck, white clover is no longer a ‘weed’ and considered as a useful plant: Used as a cover crop, grass replacement, green manure, decorative ground cover, attractive to honey bees, with edible and medicinal uses. Synonym: - Convolvulus mauritanicus Pronounced: kon-voll'-view-lus. 7. Young growth is covered with reddish hairs. Visit your local store for the widest range of garden products. This ground cover plant has cheerful white blossoms in the early spring. Convolvulus cneorum 'White' Also known as the silver bush, Convolvulus cneorum (pictured right) is a useful ground cover plant for full sun to part shade. A great choice for hanging baskets, spilling over retaining walls or as a ground cover. Plants in the genus Convolvulus (Convolvulus spp.) Chris Burrows/Getty Images When you buy Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow', you may be thinking of it as an upright perennial plant with attractive flowers. Looks good with Dwarf Alpine Dianthus such as Starry Eyes. They all provide a showy display of funnel-like flowers over the warmer months and are ideal as hardy ground covers or for filling smaller or narrow spaces. With bright colourful flowers, and many varieties from sky blue to purple,Convolvulus sabatius can be used as a groundcover or a scrambling climbing plant. 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