Tread On Me Evergreen Groundcover Collection

 
 

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A combination of Thyme Leaf Speedwell, Pink Chintz Thyme, Blue Woolly Speedwell and Turkish Speedwell, these four evergreen groundcovers offer beautiful floral displays in mid to late spring. They grow very flat to the ground and are ideal for planting between paver bricks or flagstone walkways and patios. Three of each variety for a total of twelve plants.

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Regular Price: $87.38

Sale $78.64

Per Collection of 12 You save: 10%
Zones 4 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Groundcover
Evergreen
Evergreen
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
1020
10 to 20"
2030
20 to 30"
3040
30 to 40" (with care)
Bloom Time Early spring to summer
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Size Collection of 12
SKU HBL7512

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These four groundcover varieties are the best of their families offering impressive floral displays in mid to late spring. All of them have evergreen foliage that grows very flat to the ground, making them ideal for planting between paver bricks or flagstone in patios and along the edges of walkways. They are also excellent as spring blooming bulb companions combining well with daffodils, wildflower tulips, and Muscari. The collection includes 3 of each:

  • Thyme Leaf Speedwell
  • Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme
  • Blue Woolly Speedwell
  • Turkish Speedwell
  • SKU HBL7512
    Common Name Tread On Me Evergreen Groundcover Collection
    Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Light Requirements Full Sun
    Flower Color Mixed
    Mature Height 1-3" tall
    Mature Spread 18-30" wide
    Bloom Time Early spring to summer
    Ships As Potted Plant
    Evergreen Yes
    Planting Time Spring / Summer, Fall
    Soil Type Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
    Soil Moisture Average, Drought Resistant / Waterwise
    Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
    Advantages Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Groundcover, Evergreen
    Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive
    Ideal Region Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
    Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
    Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Fall shipping begins the week of September 4 (zones 3-4 first) and ends in early November. Expected ship week will display at checkout after you enter your zip code.

Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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