Groundcovers that Thrive in Full Sun
(with photographs)


See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants
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Hemerocallis 'Aztec Gold' {25 Bare Root plants}
$31.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.27 per plant) (46% OFF)
Trumpets of gold, the ample 3-4" yellow blossoms of Aztec appear early to mid-season amidst clumps of rapidly growing aloe-green foliage (16-20"), creating lush, dense colorful coverage.
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Hemerocallis 'White Triangle' {25 Bare Root plants}
$31.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.27 per plant) (46% OFF)
Pale buttery yellow blooms bleed into a white patch at the base. 24-30" tall, semi-evergreen (in warmer climates) foliage is a dense backdrop of green for this early-mid season repeat bloomer.
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Hemerocallis 'Lemon Yellow' {25 Bare Root plants}
$39.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.57 per plant) (30% OFF)
The buttery yellow blossoms of Lemon Yellow cluster like large lollipops on 26-32" stems amidst lush semi-evergreen foliage. Lightly fragrant blooms, some of the first daylilies to flower.
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Campsis radicans {10 Bare Root plants}
$39.70 for 1 pack of 10 plants ($3.97 per plant)
(Trumpet Creeper/Vine, Cow Itch) Fabulous flaming orange-red miniature trumpet-shaped blossoms appear on deciduous emerald foliage from June-Sept. Twining or prostrate habit, will climb 30-40'.
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Dennstaedtia punctilobula {10 Bare Root plants}
$45.70 for 1 pack of 10 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Hay-Scented Fern) People love this fern because it dramatically brightens shade gardens with vibrant chartreuse, medium sized foliage that emits the unique scent of fresh-cut hay when rubbed or crushed slightly. 2' tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' {25 Bare Root plants}
$46.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.87 per plant)
Tall, thin and vivid evergreen grass-like foliage and slim spikes of lavender to periwinkle toned hyacinth-like blooms, followed by ebony-blue berries. 12-15" tall, spreads moderately fast.
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Liriope muscari 'Silver Midget' {25 Bare Root plants}
$46.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.87 per plant)
A lower-growing, lush evergreen groundcover with white/yellow and jade variegated foliage and light lavender flower spikes. Performs well in full sun and partial or full shade. 10-12" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Variegata' {25 Bare Root plants}
$46.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.87 per plant)
Profuse lilac clusters of blooms on a handsome, evergreen clump-forming groundcover with vibrant white to creamy yellow and green variegated foliage that arches gracefully. 12-16" tall.
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Liriope spicata {25 Bare Root plants}
$46.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.87 per plant)
Pale lavender to white flower spikes bloom in late summer amidst dense arching, evergreen (in southern zones) mat-forming tufts of narrow grassy foliage, 12-15" tall.
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Hemerocallis 'Orange' {25 Bare Root plants}
$49.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.97 per plant)
(Fulva) The native daylily is famous for colorful clementine-orange blossoms with a burgundy/yellow throat on 28-32" foliage. Tolerates most soil conditions. A hardy garden staple.
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Hosta plantaginea 'Royal Standard' {25 Bare Root plants}
$49.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.97 per plant) (26% OFF)
Regal and generous jade-green hosta with heart-shaped, wavy leaves (puckered when mature). One of the few that tolerates full sun. Up to 18" tall, sweetly scented lily-like white flowers on 30"-40" scapes.
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Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple' {25 Bare Root plants}
$49.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($1.97 per plant)
Regal emerald blades of evergreen foliage arch gracefully with amethyst flower spikes. Elegant specimen for border/edge plantings. 12-15" tall.
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Euonymus fortunei 'Acutus' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Wintercreeper, Radicans, Chinensis) A hardy deep emerald, leathery evergreen trailing vine that covers quickly and thoroughly. Tolerates most environmental conditions, including poor soils and drought. Mature height 6-12".
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Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Purple Wintercreeper) Incredible emerald (spring, summer) evergreen trailing vine that turns burgundy in fall. Rapid spreading, it tolerates most conditions, including poor soils and drought. Mature height 6-12".
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Hedera helix 'Baltica' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Baltic Ivy) A fast-growing evergreen vine with glossy leaves that are unusually dark green with prominent white veins. Adopts a slight eggplant hue in autumn. Mature height 6-12", can climb 30-40 feet.
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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
Tall, thin and vivid evergreen grass-like foliage and slim spikes of lavender to periwinkle toned hyacinth-like blooms, followed by ebony-blue berries. 12-15" tall, spreads moderately fast.
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Liriope muscari 'Silver Midget' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
A lower-growing, lush evergreen groundcover with white/yellow and jade variegated foliage and light lavender flower spikes. Performs well in full sun and partial or full shade. 10-12" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Variegata' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
Profuse lilac clusters of blooms on a handsome, evergreen clump-forming groundcover with vibrant white to creamy yellow and green variegated foliage that arches gracefully. 12-16" tall.
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Liriope spicata {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
Pale lavender to white flower spikes bloom in late summer amidst dense arching, evergreen (in southern zones) mat-forming tufts of narrow grassy foliage, 12-15" tall.
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Ophiopogon japonicus {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Mondo/Monkey Grass) Evergreen grasslike clumps or mounds with leathery pond-green 1/8" leaf blades dotted by tiny light lilac to white flowers in summer and bright blue berries in fall. Mature height 6-10".
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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Dwarf Mondo/Monkey Grass) Great foot-tolerant, no-mow turf substitute choice. A low-growing, dense and lush evergreen ground cover with dark green grass-like clumps of leaf blades that will thrive in sun or shade. 2-3" tall.
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Trachelospermum asiaticum {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Asiatic Jasmine) Evergreen trailing vine forms a dense mat that carpets or climbs. Great for erosion/weed control. Tolerates harsh urban environment. 6-24" tall.
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Vinca major 'Green' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Big Leaf Periwinkle) Hardy and graceful, this deep evergreen trailing vine is dotted in blue-lilac flowers in early spring. Spreads quickly once established, fairly drought resistant. Mature prostrate height 8-18".
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Vinca minor 'Traditional' {50 Bare Root plants}
$53.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.07 per plant)
(Common/Creeping Periwinkle/Myrtle) True garden standard. Evergreen trailing vine with glossy emerald leaves forming thick coverage and profuse perwinkle flowers in spring, with occasional blooms to frost. 4-6" tall.
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Hemerocallis 'Autumn Red' {25 Bare Root plants}
$54.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.17 per plant)
An unusual red daylily with blazing large 4-5" non-fading burnt orange to rusty red blooms and a gold throat. A profuse mid-summer repeat bloomer, 36-40" tall.
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Hemerocallis 'Little Wart' {25 Bare Root plants}
$54.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.17 per plant)
Resembling a glass of wine on a tall stem, the deep lavender blossoms of Little Wart are medium size (3 1/4" bloom, 20-24" foliage) and offer a sweet scent, extended mid-season blooming, and aggressive growth habit.
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Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' {25 Bare Root plants}
$54.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.17 per plant)
Slightly fragrant sunny golden 2 1/2" blooms begin in early season on this compact (8-12") daylily with dense foliage and an abundance of reblooming flowers. A more compact semi-evergreen (in southern zones) daylily.
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Liriope muscari 'Samantha' {25 Bare Root plants}
$59.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.37 per plant)
Scads of cotton candy-pink flower spikes in late spring-early summer with a dense carpet of robust foliage great for suppressing weeds. Vigorous, happy in sun and shade. 12-15" tall.
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Campsis radicans {25 Bare Root plants}
$64.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.57 per plant)
(Trumpet Creeper/Vine, Cow Itch) Fabulous flaming orange-red miniature trumpet-shaped blossoms appear on deciduous emerald foliage from June-Sept. Twining or prostrate habit, will climb 30-40'.
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Hemerocallis 'Kwanso' {25 Bare Root plants}
$66.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.67 per plant)
Luxurious and large (5 to 6 1/2") tangerine blossoms with ruffles of rusty-red highlights abound on this aggressive spreading 30-40" tall daylily that is the only known triploid daylily. Can't beat this blossom.
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Liriope muscari 'John Burch' {25 Bare Root plants}
$66.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.67 per plant)
A cascade of arching, lush green variegated foliage edged in gold. Lavender blossoms resemble grape-hyacinths add color and interest. 12-15" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple' {50 Bare Root plants}
$68.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.37 per plant)
Regal emerald blades of evergreen foliage arch gracefully with amethyst flower spikes. Elegant specimen for border/edge plantings. 12-15" tall.
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Dennstaedtia punctilobula {25 Bare Root plants}
$74.25 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($2.97 per plant)
(Hay-Scented Fern) People love this fern because it dramatically brightens shade gardens with vibrant chartreuse, medium sized foliage that emits the unique scent of fresh-cut hay when rubbed or crushed slightly. 2' tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Samantha' {50 Bare Root plants}
$78.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.57 per plant)
Scads of cotton candy-pink flower spikes in late spring-early summer with a dense carpet of robust foliage great for suppressing weeds. Vigorous, happy in sun and shade. 12-15" tall.
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Hemerocallis 'Hyperion' {25 Bare Root plants}
$81.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($3.27 per plant)
A swift-spreading, sweet-scented reblooming daylily with saucer-sized, sensational yellow blooms (6 1/2") that perch on vivid, lush green 36-42" foliage.
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Hemerocallis 'Ming Toy' {25 Bare Root plants}
$81.75 for 1 pack of 25 plants ($3.27 per plant)
Like a summer sunset, Ming Toy's 3-4" blossoms are deep crimson bleeding into golden throats. The extended blooming (mid-late spring to fall) and evergreen (in southern zones) 18-20 inch foliage give constant color.
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Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$85.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.57 per plant)
(Purple Wintercreeper) Incredible emerald (spring, summer) evergreen trailing vine that turns burgundy in fall. Rapid spreading, it tolerates most conditions, including poor soils and drought. Mature height 6-12".
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Ophiopogon japonicus {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$85.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.57 per plant)
(Mondo/Monkey Grass) Evergreen grasslike clumps or mounds with leathery pond-green 1/8" leaf blades dotted by tiny light lilac to white flowers in summer and bright blue berries in fall. Mature height 6-10".
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Trachelospermum asiaticum {24 Pots - 3 1/4 in.}
$85.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.57 per plant)
(Asiatic Jasmine) Evergreen trailing vine forms a dense mat that carpets or climbs. Great for erosion/weed control. Tolerates harsh urban environment. 6-24" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'John Burch' {50 Bare Root plants}
$88.50 for 1 pack of 50 plants ($1.77 per plant)
A cascade of arching, lush green variegated foliage edged in gold. Lavender blossoms resemble grape-hyacinths add color and interest. 12-15" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
Tall, thin and vivid evergreen grass-like foliage and slim spikes of lavender to periwinkle toned hyacinth-like blooms, followed by ebony-blue berries. 12-15" tall, spreads moderately fast.
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Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
Regal emerald blades of evergreen foliage arch gracefully with amethyst flower spikes. Elegant specimen for border/edge plantings. 12-15" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Silver Midget' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
A lower-growing, lush evergreen groundcover with white/yellow and jade variegated foliage and light lavender flower spikes. Performs well in full sun and partial or full shade. 10-12" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Variegata' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
Profuse lilac clusters of blooms on a handsome, evergreen clump-forming groundcover with vibrant white to creamy yellow and green variegated foliage that arches gracefully. 12-16" tall.
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Liriope spicata {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
Pale lavender to white flower spikes bloom in late summer amidst dense arching, evergreen (in southern zones) mat-forming tufts of narrow grassy foliage, 12-15" tall.
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Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana' {24 Pots - 3 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
(Dwarf Mondo/Monkey Grass) Great foot-tolerant, no-mow turf substitute choice. A low-growing, dense and lush evergreen ground cover with dark green grass-like clumps of leaf blades that will thrive in sun or shade. 2-3" tall.
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Vinca minor 'Traditional' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$90.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.77 per plant)
(Common/Creeping Periwinkle/Myrtle) True garden standard. Evergreen trailing vine with glossy emerald leaves forming thick coverage and profuse perwinkle flowers in spring, with occasional blooms to frost. 4-6" tall.
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Vinca major 'Green' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$95.28 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($3.97 per plant)
(Big Leaf Periwinkle) Hardy and graceful, this deep evergreen trailing vine is dotted in blue-lilac flowers in early spring. Spreads quickly once established, fairly drought resistant. Mature prostrate height 8-18".
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Liriope muscari 'Big Blue' {10 1-Gallon plants, depotted}
$99.70 for 1 pack of 10 plants ($9.97 per plant)
Tall, thin and vivid evergreen grass-like foliage and slim spikes of lavender to periwinkle toned hyacinth-like blooms, followed by ebony-blue berries. 12-15" tall, spreads moderately fast.
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Liriope spicata {10 1-Gallon plants, depotted}
$99.70 for 1 pack of 10 plants ($9.97 per plant)
Pale lavender to white flower spikes bloom in late summer amidst dense arching, evergreen (in southern zones) mat-forming tufts of narrow grassy foliage, 12-15" tall.
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Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$102.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.27 per plant)
Slightly fragrant sunny golden 2 1/2" blooms begin in early season on this compact (8-12") daylily with dense foliage and an abundance of reblooming flowers. A more compact semi-evergreen (in southern zones) daylily.
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Liriope muscari 'Evergreen Giant' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$102.48 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.27 per plant)
Generous, lush green border/edging plant looks lovely mass planted under tall shrubs/trees. White to lavender flower spikes from summer into fall. 18-30" tall.
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Liriope muscari 'Variegata' {54 Pots - 2 1/2 in.}
$106.38 for 1 pack of 54 plants ($1.97 per plant)
Profuse lilac clusters of blooms on a handsome, evergreen clump-forming groundcover with vibrant white to creamy yellow and green variegated foliage that arches gracefully. 12-16" tall.
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Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Milfoil, Yarrow, Thousand Leaf, Stanchgrass, Sanguinary, Nose-bleed, Thousand Seal, millefolium) 3-4" lovely, large fuchsia flower clusters on lacy sage fern-like foliage with a slightly spicy scent. Nearly evergreen foliage ...
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Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Bugleweed, Valfredda) Compact, variegated emerald foliage with rich chocolate and burgundy highlights on a rapidly spreading ground cover with deep blue 2" flower spikes. Light foot traffic. 2-3" tall.
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Delosperma cooperi {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Cooper's Hardy Ice Plant) Magnificent multitudes of magenta blooms cover this plant from early summer through several frosts. Trailing, succulent sage foliage is evergreen (in southern zones) giving a year-round carpet of color. 3-...
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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Bath's Pink' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Cheddar/Border Pinks) Showy, profuse, and fragrant pink blooms with magenta rings cover grassy, soft foliage April-June. Evergreen, 4-6" tall.
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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Fire Witch' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Firewitch, Cheddar/Border Pinks) Showy, profuse, and fragrant magenta-pink blooms cover soft, grassy foliage from spring-fall. Evergreen, 5-6" tall.
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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(Purple Coneflower, Brauneria, Black Sampson) From early summer into early autumn, large, lightly scented, dazzling purple/fuchsia flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies while the stature and height (24-36") serve as a backbone ...
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Ficus pumila {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
$109.68 for 1 pack of 24 plants ($4.57 per plant)
(repens, Climbing Fig Vine/Ivy/Rubber Plant) A beautiful, waxy green-leaved, fast and easily grown evergreen woody vine beloved in warm climates. Will climb 20 feet or more, mature prostrate height 1/2 to 1 1/2".
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