Planting low-growing foliage plants that knit together into a ground-covering carpet can be visually striking and is often easier to maintain as weeds are suppressed. Planting smaller plants in groups of three or more ensures their foliage has as much impact as their larger neighbours and prevents them getting swamped.
A Foliage-First Design
Scaly Male Fern
Evergreen Solomon’s Seal
Japanese forest grass
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