Red Creeping Thyme, Groundcover For Dry, Full-Sun Areas Red creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum coccineus ) is a heat-tolerant, drought-tolerant ground cover that grows in zones 3 to It likes full sun and grows close to the ground at only two to four-inches
Rock Garden A rock garden can be an attractive alternative to a grass lawn. This one has a rock streambed as the centerpiece, with low-water perennials flanking and overflowing its sides. The gardens natural look offers a lot of color and visual interest.
Use geometry to contrast or complement the flowerbed's curving borders repeat in the gentle edging of lawn. Plants chosen in similar hues.lavender, light purple, and fuchsia offer a soothing color for the garden- ideas for the azaleas.
Creeping Thyme is the ideal groundcover for the gardener that wants it all utility, color, and even a lemony fragrance! A diminutive flower that grows usually no more than a foot tall, Creeping Thyme is the ultimate low-maintenance perennial.
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A road edge planting. Frequently called a "hellstrip" because it is a hot, dry and often difficult to grow in area. This one is planted with Yellow Ice Plant Purple Salvia Red, Dragons Blood Sedum and other drought tolerant plants.
MAILBOX --HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.