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.

Cyclamen Groundcover DK - Simple Steps to Success: Lawns and Groundcover © 2012 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Cyclamen (Cyclamen hederifolium)

This fall-flowering, tuberous perennial has impressive pale to deep pink flowers, each with a deep red flush at its mouth. The foliage, which is ivylike in shape with green and silver mottling, appears after the flowers. It requires fertile soil. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained to moist soil and partial sun to complete shade. H: 6 inches; S: 6 inches

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