If necessary you can control its spreading with a lawnmower set at a high blade height. Such plants are usually evergreens or have densely twiggy growth.
This plant offers rich dark jade foliage and little clusters of white flowers.
White flower ground cover. Mondo grass is a perennial ground cover that grows well in partial shade or full sun. Also known as periwinkle vinca is a ground cover that produces glossy dark green leaves and blue or white flowers in early spring. Plant in full sun partial shade.
Many plants are low growing and spreading in habit and may be termed ground cover but the prime requisite of a good ground cover plant is to provide a rapid dense cover to suppress germination and development of weed seeds and to eliminate the need for weed control measures. Grows in zones 4 9. Another white flowering ground cover candytuft prefers sunny sites.
So do not plant unless you can spend some effort to keep it from going out of hand. Plant it and ignore it. The snow in summer is a creeping type of perennial that has small silky green leaves.
Sweet woodruff galium odoratum features white flowers and can spread beyond the space allotted to it in a garden. In an all white garden try this creeping plant at the base of other white flowering perennials including white hydrangea or rose bushes. Growing lily of the valley plant is possible in cool temperate zones in usda zones 2 9.
Mondo grass ophiopogon japonicus is a good alternative for a lawn if you have areas of your garden that are in constant shade. This tenacious perennial spreads rapidly thrives in full. This is usually a beneficial trait as plants that aren t aggressive spreaders can be difficult to establish as ground covers.
Low growing mats of creeping thyme are covered in teeny purple or white flowers in late spring which makes it a haven for pollinators. Lily of the valley is one of the easiest and best flowering ground covers. If you want white flowering ground cover plant through the summer then plant the perennial snow in summer cerastium tomentosum.
The plant is about as low maintenance as you get. An early spring bloomer candytuft bears clusters of small bright white blossoms set strikingly against dark green foliage. This is a low height spreading plant that has light green foliage and an abundance of white flowers when it blossoms.
Use pachysandra to cover deeply shaded ground. Pachysandra will take a few seasons to establish but once at home will thrive on neglect. 6 ground covers with white flowers.
Its fragrant little bell shaped white flowers grow well in shade and have long blooming period. Grow vinca anywhere you need a fast growing ground cover. Roman chamomile chamaemelum nobile it grows fast by creeping stems that spread roots along the way and can turn invasive in warm climates unless cut back or mowed.
Does not tolerate much foot traffic. These small evergreen plants are very low maintenance and unlike a lawn don t require regular mowing.