Drought Tolerant Colorful Groundcover The Gro-Low Sumac, Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’, is a selection of Fragrant Sumac grown for its very low, wide-spreading habit. This low-growing, spreading perennial plant is a woody ground cover. On female plants, Gro-Low produces clusters of hairy red fruit in late summer and early autumn. Autumn color varies from orange and scarlet to a stunning reddish purple. The foliage is dense, glossy, and aromatic and is great for mass planting and bank control. Xeriscape plant. This fragrant sumac performs best in a moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soil. It thrives in acid soils, but tolerates alkaline soils too. Gro-Low prefers full sun but tolerates light shade; full sun is preferable to obtain best autumn color. The outstanding foliage in autumn is appreciated in many ornamental gardens. This sumac would look great as a central focus in your front yard! * Orange Scarlet Foliage in Autumn* 3′ High Woody Groundcover* Drought Tolerant.
Evergreen Turns Purple and Grows Anywhere Purple Wintercreeper Euonymus, Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’, also known as Wintercreeper and Wintercreeper Eunonymus, is a dense, woody-stemmed, broadleaf evergreen vine-ish which comes in a variety of forms. Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’,commonly called purple wintercreeper euonymus, is primarily a trailing ground cover form which typically grows to 6-9 tall. It spreads indefinitely by rooting stems as a sprawling, tangled, bushy mat. It is similar in habit to English ivy, in that it spreads along the ground, rooting as it goes, until it reaches a vertical surface which it then begins to climb.It features lustrous, ovate to elliptic, dark green leaves (1-2 long) which turn dark purple in fall and winter. Purple Wintercreeper has inconspicuous, sparse, greenish-white flowers that may appear in June. If allowed to climb a wall, tree or other structure, this plant assumes more vine-like characteristics. It is one of the most popular evergreen ground covers available in commerce today. This plant is a good ground cover for slopes. It is also used for container plantings, massing and erosion control. *Green Foliage Turns DarkPurple in Autumn*Will Grow Anywhere*Vigorous Growth.