Waterwise Groundcovers

19th October 2008

Waterwise Groundcovers

WaterWise GroundcoversWaterwise groundcovers are an easy and affordable way to keep your garden beds moist and cool.

Here are some of our favourites, available at a branch near you.

  • Silver arctotis is a sun-loving groundcover with silvery grey foliage. It produces cream to yellow coloured flowers in spring and is idea for coastal gardens as it can withstand sandy soils and salty winds.
  • Trailing gazania has green leaves and produces yellow flowers all year round. It likes a sunny spot with well-draining soil.
  • Vygies are sun-loving plants that produce blooms in a multitude of colours in spring. They like well-draining soil and can withstand periods of drought, making them an excellent choice for the hottest areas of your garden, such as rockeries or next to paving stones.
  • Plectranthus is an evergreen groundcover that fares best in shady areas. They flower in autumn and do best if planted under trees and shrubs in well-composted soil.