ground cover - Knowledgebase Question

Corona, CA (Zone 9B)
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Question by jaymiesan
April 23, 2007
How do I plant ground cover on a hill? The hill is pretty rocky but had ivy. I took that down because it is next to the pool and it was getting alot of bees. I am wondering what is a good ground cover that doesn't get to many bees?

thank you for your time
jaymie santana

Answer from NGA
April 23, 2007
Try rosemary, juniper, or Dwarf coyote brush. There are two varieties in the trade: Pigeon Point and Twin Peaks. Both are bright green in summer and dislike summer water once established. They have an excellent root system that binds slopes and prevents erosion. As a California native, it will be hardy once established.

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