Middlesex Conservation District

Middlesex Conservation District

Groundcovers

S = Sun    PS = Part Sun     Sh = Shade     N = Native     

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Barren Strawberry (Waldsteinia ternata)           S/PS/Sh
Strawberry like foliage, yellow flowers April – June, 3”-6”,nice for edging as well. 
      2.5” pot       $5

 


Blue Wood Sedge
(Carex flaccosperma)        N/PS/Sh
Eastern US native, attractive clumps of blue green leaves to 10”, average to wet soils. Happy even in heavy shade.
2.5″ pot     $5

 



Creeping Thyme ‘Nutmeg’
(Thymus praecox)             S
Durable evergreen groundcover 2”-4”, pink flowers, aromatic foliage, can also be used in between stepping stones, tolerates light foot traffic.
     2.5 ” pot   $5

 


Goldenstar (Chrysogonum virg. v. australe)
       N/PS/Sh
Eastern US native, bright yellow flowers May-October, 6”, OK in sun if soil never dries out.
  2.5” pot     $5

 


Meehan’s Mint (Meehania cordata)   N/PS/Sh
Eastern US native, mat forming perennial 3”-6”, purple flowers May-June, OK in sun if soil never dries out.   2.5” pot     $5

 


Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata)   N/PS/Sh
Eastern US native, 6”-12”, light purple flowers April-May, attracts bees, butterflies.  2.5” pot     $5