Six Groundcover Plants for Damp Shade

Learn about groundcover plants that will thrive in damp shade and grow successfully in your lawn and garden spaces.

Blue Star Creeper Groundcover for Dry Shady Area DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Blue Star Creeper (Pratia pedunculata)

This useful Australian plant thrives in both full sun or deep shade, although it does prefer moist soil. It produces masses of deep green evergreen leaves, and the creeping stems are covered with pale violet flowers throughout the summer. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained to moist soil and full sun to complete shade. H: 20 inches (50 cm); S: 4-1/2 feet (1.3 m)

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