Made for Walking There are dozens of low ground covers and creeping perennials resilient enough to withstand being walked on -- in fact, some thrive underfoot. Notice how much (or little) the pathway you're thinking of planting is used. Then select varieties with similar growth rates, water needs, and sun conditions. Gardens Ideas, Outdoor Pathways, Low Ground, Outdoor Living, Gardens Paths, Ground Covers, Step Stones, Pathways Perennials, Martha Stewart
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Foliage ground covers. Well-placed foliage can be just as stunning as flowers and many are very low maintenance.
Monkey Grass, Ophiopogon Japonicus, Evergreen, No Mowing, Great for Borders, Pots and Accents
Looking for some great perennial ground cover? Check out these great suggestions for amazing ground cover that comes back every year.
Campanula: "All plants in the genus Campanula, which includes our native Harebells (or Bluebells, if you live in Scotland), have edible leaves, some also produce edible roots. Most of them are easily grown in a well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade. One of the nicest is C. versicolor from Europe, the leaves are very acceptable raw, and are rich in Vitamin C."Must check this to see if this previous pinner's comment is correct!
Creeping Phlox-ground cover-Pink, white, purple, red, and bicolors with darker-colored eyes abound in spring on this perennial groundcover. Perfect for edging sidewalks and walkways, this slow-growing perennial likes full sun and well-drained soil. Creeping phlox won't become a rowdy neighbor to the tulips, daffodils, and other spring bulbs that look charming planted with it
Where is this taking me? Would be cute for a yard if you lived with a wood line behind the house, then just make the stepping stones in the ground.. Take some packets of the wild flower varieties and sprinkle all around, and lead it towards the wood line! That would be so pretty!