Old 06-06-2013, 08:57 PM
Amazing Earth Landscapes Amazing Earth Landscapes is offline
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I am doing a big install around a pool, bringing in some boulders and trying to incorparate a low creeping ground cover with them, the thing that gets me is there is no shade. What are some of your guys favorites? Im in Virginia, I will also need something that could deal with being installed now in the middle of June. Let me know what you guys think could workout well.

Thanks alot.
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Old 06-08-2013, 11:56 PM
ztuttle7 ztuttle7 is offline
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Pachysandra is a good option. It does well in sun or shade
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Old 06-09-2013, 09:54 AM
AGLA AGLA is offline
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No shade? Blue Pacific Juniper is a good option. Pachysandra tends to bleach out and look bad in the sun. Bearberry, Wintercreeper Euonymus (Emerald Gaiety or Emerald 'n' Gold), creeping dogwood, ...
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:05 AM
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Pachysandra in full sun in VA will do nothing for 1-2 years before it goes away. mazus and isotoma are pretty awesome low growers, and there's always liriope spicata if they're cool with a thicker look.
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