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Lamb's-ears
Stachys byzantina
loam
4"-6"
moderate, mounding
contrasting foliage
S
Oregon grape
Mahonia nervosa
high organic, acidic
12"-24"
slow, spreading
native, evergreen
S-M
Pinks
Dianthus sp.
well drained alkaline
4"-12"
slow, spreading
fragrant flowers
S
Purple rock cress
Aubrietia deltoidea
sandy loam
3"-6"
moderate, spreading
brilliant purple flowers
S
Rock soapwort
Saponaria ocymoides
well drained, loam
4"-8"
mat forming
late spring flowers
S-M
Wintergreen
Gaultheria procumbens
loose, humus
5"-6"
moderate, spreading
red berries, evergreen
S
Candytuft
Iberis sempervirens
well drained
12"
slow, mounding
evergreen, white flowers
S-M
Creeping oregano*
Origanum vulgare
dry, gravelly
4"-8"
fast, spreading
aromatic foliage
S
Germander
Teucruim chamaedrys
well drained
8"-18"
fast, mounding
easy care
M-L
Kenilworth ivy*
Cymbalaria mualis
well drained, acidic
1"-2"
fast, spreading
evergreen, easy care
S
Lady's mantle
Alchemilla mollis
organic rich loam
12+"
slow, mounding
seeds well
S-M
Santolina
Santolina spp.
well drained, gravelly
18+"
fast, mounding
aromatic foliage
S-M
Sarcococca
Sarcococca spp.
well drained, acidic
12"-24"
slow, spreading
fragrant, late winter flowers
M-L
Spring heath
Erica spp.
acidic, loam
12"
slow, mounding
late winter bloom
S-L
Sun rose
Heliantheum spp.
well drained, gravelly
6"-12"
slow, spreading
showy flowers
S
Sweet woodruff*
Galium odoratum
acidic loam
6"-10"
moderate, spreading
easy care
S-L
Veronica
Veronica spp.
slightly acidic
4"-10"
aggressive, spreading
semievergreen
S-L
           

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