Ground Covers that Drape and Trail

The plants listed here tend to grow flat along the ground rather than erect. They cascade over any edge that they encounter or grow gracefully downhill.

Common Name Botanical Name
Bellflower Campanula
Cotoneaster, low growing Cotoneaster
Creeping manzanita Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Dusty miller Artemisia
Dwarf periwinkle Vinca minor
Dwarf rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’
Ivy Hedera
Juniper, low growing Juniperus
Peruvian verbena Verbena peruviana
Snow-in-summer Cerastium tomentosum
Star jasmine Trachelospermum jasminoides
Wintercreeper, several varieties Euonymus fortunei