Houzz Logo Print

Suggestions for non-spreading, trailing plants/flowers?

10 years ago

My backyard has raised garden beds (mostly with roses) and I would like to edge them with some plants with long-lasting flowers or attractive foliage to trail over the sides or at least better cover the top of the walls. The areas get full sun, mostly the hot afternoon sun here in Toronto (5b).

However, if possible I would like plants that form a cover OVER the surface, but stays in a fairly tidy clump in the soil. So not really a spreading groundcover, but more like a Rozanne Geranium. I actually have some Rozannes, but need more colors and varieties of plants. I also have some Nepata Walker's Low. These are great since they are tough and fairly low maintenance. Any other similar suggestions, especially with different colors? Thanks!

Comments (18)

Closet America
Average rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars140 Reviews
Northern Virginia, Baltimore & DC Metro's Closet Organization Company