Grand Ground Cover Ideas

Capitalize on every inch of your garden with these ground cover ideas to fill otherwise empty areas. Whether you're working with sun or shade conditions, this basic gardening list features 12 of our ground cover favorites.

Lambs’ Ears

Stachys byzantina Zones 4 to 8

With thick, woolly leaves, lambs’ ears is as soft as it looks. In early summer, spikes of small, pinkish-purple flowers, which range from 4 to 18 inches in height, bloom on most cultivars. Lambs’ ears makes a wonderful choice for beds and borders.

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