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.

Bear Berry Groundcover Used in Dry Shady Area DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Bear Berry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

This plant is a low-growing, evergreen shrub that bears shiny, dark green leaves that take on a striking bronze hue in the fall. It bears small, bell-shaped, pink flowers in spring followed by deep red berries. It requires acid soil for successful growth. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained to moist soil and partial sun. H: 8 inches; S: 9 feet

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