The Q&A Archives: Groundcovers For Sunny Areas

Question: What evergreen perennial groundcovers do you recommend for sunny areas?

Answer: There are a number of groundcovers suitable for a sunny garden site: Ajuga (carpet bugle), Hypericum (St. John's Wort), Vinca minor (periwinkle - although the leaf color is a deeper green in shady areas), Euonymus fortunei, Fragaria chiloensis, Phlox subulata and Thymus (creeping thyme). With the exception of the Euonymus, each of these plants provides seasonal flowers.

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