18 Ideal Groundcover Plants for Dry Shade

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

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Bugle (Ajuga reptans)

A creeping, semi-evergreen perennial, bugle has glossy, rosette-shaped, dark green foliage, although there are varieties with crimson, purple, and bronze leaves. In early summer, short blue or white flower spikes provide an interesting contrast to the leaves. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained to moist soil and partial sun. H: 6 inches; S: 24 inches

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