Wandering Jew Purple Heart -one of my favorite ground cover plants and great in pots too!

Wandering Jew Purple Heart -one of my favorite ground cover plants and great in pots too!

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Purple Heart

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.

18 Best Flowering Ground Cover Plants

Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only 6-9" tall. Spreads 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Deer resistant.

Candytuft....year round flowering everygreen. early spring bloom. full sun. zones 4-8.  I have these they like a trim back , after bloom to keep them thick. snip flower buds off...or let them cascade for a ground cover.

Candytuft....year round flowering everygreen. early spring bloom. full sun. zones 4-8. I have these they like a trim back , after bloom to keep them thick. snip flower buds off...or let them cascade for a ground cover.

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

Purple Flowering Groundcover - Campanula Portenschlagiana - a plant that grows in less-than-ideal conditions and has long-lasting foliage. Plant care info is on the post - via Northern Shade

purple trailing lantana; heat tolerant, low water use, bright attractive flowers spring-fall.  Can take over an area so plant in spots you want to fill quickly!

purple trailing lantana; heat tolerant, low water use, bright attractive flowers spring-fall. Can take over an area so plant in spots you want to fill quickly!

Love this stuff!  And it's really hard to kill!! Purple Hearts

Love this stuff! And it's really hard to kill!! Purple Hearts

Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Deer resistant, blooms all summer, nodding purple blue cups:  campanula

Campanula Birch Hybrid (Serbian Bellflower, Bellflower)

Deer resistant, blooms all summer, nodding purple blue cups: campanula

HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice  Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Purple Heart

Setcreasea pallida, or Purple Heart, a native of Mexico, is named for the striking purple color of the plant in full sun. Drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for hot dry conditions. Makes an excellent ground cover and looks stunning when paired with yellow lantana or pink vinca..

Seeds, ground cover mix - Spreading perennials which produce stunning masses of flowers in spring. Superb on dry banks, walls and rock gardens or use between patio flagstones. Grows 3-6 inches high and spreads 1-1.5 feet across. They are outstanding performers. Cut back halfway after blooming. Prefers part shade in hot climates, full sun where summers are relatively cool. Winter hardy to zone 4.

Seeds, ground cover mix - Spreading perennials which produce stunning masses of flowers in spring. Superb on dry banks, walls and rock gardens or use between patio flagstones. Grows 3-6 inches high and spreads 1-1.5 feet across. They are outstanding performers. Cut back halfway after blooming. Prefers part shade in hot climates, full sun where summers are relatively cool. Winter hardy to zone 4.

Georgia Blue Speedwell - Masses of small blue flowers smother the glossy foliage for months and appear sporadically throughout the year. The evergreen foliage becomes bronzy-purple in winter. A great weed-suppressing groundcover or bulb cover.

Georgia Blue Speedwell - Masses of small blue flowers smother the glossy foliage for months and appear sporadically throughout the year. The evergreen foliage becomes bronzy-purple in winter. A great weed-suppressing groundcover or bulb cover.

Homestead Verbena - ground cover, easy maintenance, adds impact to landscape.  It produces a mass of purple flowers over a long period from mid spring through the summer. Provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. Is fast growing and can cover a small sized area quickly.

Homestead Verbena - ground cover, easy maintenance, adds impact to landscape. It produces a mass of purple flowers over a long period from mid spring through the summer. Provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. Is fast growing and can cover a small sized area quickly.

Easy Groundcovers  Let easy-growing groundcovers be the solution to your landscaping problems. Here are some of the best groundcovers for your yard.  By Kelly D. Norris

Easy Groundcovers

Easy Groundcovers Let easy-growing groundcovers be the solution to your landscaping problems. Here are some of the best groundcovers for your yard. By Kelly D. Norris

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