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Groundcovers

Plants that are low-growing, form a dense mat of foliage, and spread easily by stolons, runners or rhizomes. [NALT]

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Ajuga reptans: Common Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed

FP026/FPS26 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenFebruary 6th, 2019

Aspidistra elatior Cast Iron Plant

FP053/FPS53 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenJuly 26th, 2022A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Canavalia maritima Beach Bean, Bay Bean

FP100/FPS100 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenMarch 8th, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Carissa grandiflora Natal Plum, Common Carissa

FP107/FPS107 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenMarch 8th, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Lagerstroemia indica 'New Orleans' New Orleans Crape Myrtle

FP317/FPS-317 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenNovember 6th, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Monarda punctata Bee Balm, Horsemint

FP413/FPS413 by Edward F. Gilman, Terry Delvalle, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenJanuary 11th, 2024A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Narcissus spp. Daffodil, Narcissus

FP423/FPS423 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenNovember 27th, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Pilea cadierei Aluminum Plant

FP478/FPS478 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenJanuary 16th, 2024A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

Pilea microphylla Artillery Plant

FP479/FPS479 by Edward F. GilmanMay 3rd, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.

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Low-Maintenance Landscaping: Groundcovers

Jackie LebouitzNovember 21st, 2023Groundcovers are low-to-the-ground plants that you can use to help fill out your landscape. Keep reading to learn about some groundcover plants that require minimal watering and care in Sarasota County. Note: The following information is adapted from the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Plant Guide. Legend Apart from the information presented in the table, the following features […]

Flowering Groundcovers: Beyond Just Grass

Amanda MarekSeptember 15th, 2022Turfgrasses such as St. Augustine grass, zoysia, and bahia are by far the most commonly planted groundcovers in the state of Florida for residential lawns and common areas. But there are so many more exciting, flowering groundcovers that can be used in lieu of or in addition to these grasses. To many homeowners, these may […]

Creating a Healthy Lawn

Beth BollesFebruary 4th, 2022Spring  is just around the corner and lawns will soon begin active growth.  Join UF IFAS Escambia Extension for tips to have an attractive and healthy lawn. We will also discuss a few alternatives to the traditional lawn. There are two opportunities and locations to join us for this session. Tuesday, March 1 at 6:00 […]

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