Ground-covering Foliage in Contrasting Texture and Color

These three plants are individually garden-worthy, workhorse plants but when used together they really shine—each bringing out the best in the others—thanks to variety in the texture and color of leaves, a progression of bloom and seasonal transitions in foliage color, and their year-round presence in the garden.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Exposure: Filtered Sun, Full Sun, Morning Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs: Average

Design Considerations

Style: City and Courtyard, Northwest Eclectic
Features: Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Fabulous Foliage, Four Season Appeal, Low Maintenance, Warm Colors, Winter Interest, Uses Easy-to-Find Plants
Focus: Year-round Interest, Curb Appeal, Mixed Border, Pleasing Seasonal Flow, Small Space, Efficient Use of Space
Seasons of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Year-round Interest, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo