|Description||This tough but showy evergreen groundcover has deep green, grass-like foliage arranged in slightly upright tufts. Spikes of purplish bell-shaped flowers resembling grape hyacinth appear in summer, followed by dark berry-like fruits. Great for edging pathways or as and a low border accent. Grows well underneath trees or between shrubs.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Foliage clumps reach 10 to 16 in. tall, spreading slightly wider.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum); Bergenia (Bergenia); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Hosta (Hosta); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Highly adaptable, but prefers well-drained, loamy sandy or clay soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates mild drought, when established. As a groundcover, cut back in spring with a sharp lawn mower blade to encourage a flush of new growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.