native ground covers

Asked September 14, 2015, 8:40 AM EDT

I am struggling to find some evergreen ground cover options that will support local wildlife. Any suggestions? My conditions: mainly clay soil; some areas are deeply shaded; others have moderate sun (4 - 6 hours)

Prince George's County Maryland plant selections native groundcovers

1 Response

Begin by viewing our website for a list of recommended native groundcovers. http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/earth-friendly/20-recommended-native-plants-maryland
Also, Please see our publication 'Native Plants of MD for a listing of native groundcovers and low growing shrubs. Among the choices consider Alleghany pachysandra, and Christmas ferns. Other choices not evergreen include phlox stolonifera, carex pennsylvanica, and tiarella. mh