What is a good low growing border plant?

Some of the most common edging plants used for the front of a garden bed or border are Lamb’s Ears, Sedum, and dwarf species of ornamental grasses. These plants look gorgeous for months on end!

What can I plant in a small border?

  • Espalier trees. Espalier, fan and cordon-trained trees are a great option for narrow borders.
  • Bearded iris. Bearded iris take up very little room and will thrive in a hot, sunny border.
  • Libertia.
  • Honeysuckle.
  • Erigeron.
  • Lavender.
  • Ferns.
  • Japanese anemones.

What can I plant in a narrow flower bed?

Pyromania Orange Blaze red hot poker (Kniphofia)Jolly Good vining clematis (Clematis)Tangerine Slice A-Peel black-eyed Susan vine (Thunbergia)
Purple Pillar rose of Sharon (Hibiscus)Patti O Box Japanese holly (Ilex)Fine Line buckthorn (Rhamnus)

What flowers have shallow roots?

Types. Shallow-rooted perennials include the purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria), yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Egyptian onions (Allium proliferu L.). The purple loosestrife is indigenous to Europe with approximately 50 stems. Yarrow takes 2 years to mature and is native to Europe.

How do you plant a small narrow garden?

Small garden planting ideas…plants for narrow or small gardens

What is the lowest growing ground cover?

  • Creeping juniper.
  • Periwinkle.
  • Checkerberry/American Wintergreen.
  • Mondo grass.
  • Alchemilla Mollis (Lady’s Mantle)
  • Creeping thyme.
  • Sedum spurium ‘Dragons Blood’

What is the fastest growing shade ground cover?

  • Sweet Woodruff. Zones 5 to 8.
  • Bunchberry. Zones 2 to 7.
  • Goldenstar. Zones 5 to 8.
  • Trailing Periwinkle. Zones 4 to 8.
  • Creeping Thyme. Zones 4 to 9.
  • Yellow Alyssum. Zones 4 to 7.
  • Ice Plant. Zones 5 to 10.
  • Creeping Juniper. Zones 3 to 9.

Is Verbena a good ground cover?

With flowers that bloom for weeks or more, verbena is a great way to bring color to your landscaping. One thing to note about verbena is that size varies tremendously among varieties. Most are known for quickly spreading far and wide, making them an excellent ground cover, while others grow tall.

What can I plant on the edge of my patio?

  • Creeping thyme.
  • Miniature brass buttons are a carpeting perennial that grows small green leaves in tight clumps, making it a good choice for edging.
  • Creeping jenny.
  • Sedum.
  • Geraniums.

How do you make a flower border bed?

DIY Garden Bed Edging anybody can do – YouTube

How do you edge a garden border?

How to Edge a Garden Bed | This Old House – YouTube

What flowers dont spread?

Here are some well-behaved perennials that (for me) don’t spread, don’t need staking, don’t have pest problems, and are long lived: Hemerocallis (daylilies) Baptisia australis (false indigo) Astilbe.


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