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Bolax
Bolax olebara
well drained
1"-2"
slow, mat forming
resembles Astroturf
S-M
Creeping Thyme*
Thymus spp.
well drained, sandy
1"-3"
fast, spreading
drought tolerant
S-L
Dwarf Mondograss
Ophio pogon
well drained
3"-4"
slow, spreading
looks like grass
S
Lamb's-ears
Stachys byzantina
loam
4"-6"
moderate, mounding
contrasting foliage
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
Scotch/Irish moss
Arenaria verna
moist, well drained
2"-3"
moderate, mat forming
easy care
S-M
Stonecrop
Sedum sp.
sandy, gravelly
2"-12"
fast, spreading
drought tolerant
S-L
Strawberry
Fragaria spp.
well drained
3"-10"
fast, spreading
edible berries
S-M
Woolly yarrow*
Achillea spp.
sandy loam, dry
3"-6"
fast, spreading
fragrant foliage
M-L
Candytuft
Iberis sempervirens
well drained
12"
slow, mounding
evergreen, white flowers
S-M
Cranesbill/geranium
Erodium spp.
well drained
3"
dense, mat forming
long bloom, white flowers
S
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
Goldentuft alyssum
Aurinia saxatilis
acidic, well drained
6"-10"
slow, spreading
bright yellow flowers
S-M
Roman chamomile
Chaemelum nobile
sandy, acidic
3"-6"
moderate, spreading
aromatic foliage
S-L
Santolina
Santolina spp.
well drained, gravelly
18+"
fast, mounding
aromatic foliage
S-M
Self-heal
Prunella grandiflora
organic rich loam
6"-12"
moderate, mat forming
covers soil well
S-M
Snow-in-summer
Cerastium tomentosum
sandy loam
6"-12"
moderate, spreading
evergreen, easy care
S-M
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
Veronica
Veronica spp.
slightly acidic
4"-10"
aggressive, spreading
semievergreen
S-L
               

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