It grows well in either sun or shade and is useful for stabilising banks.
Ocimum angustifolium is a strongly aromatic perennial that is often low growing and can be used as a groundcover. It flowers early in the season and the unusual flowers make this plant an attractive addition to a grassland garden.
Helichrysum cymosum is a hardy scrambling, small shrub has grey wooly leaves with densely wooly undersides. It is a lovely foliage plant to add silver and texture to mixed plantings.
Delosperma ashtonii has flattened, three sided succulent, hairy leaves. It forms a low, creeping groundcover to 10cm high which flowers in summer and early autumn. It sprouts annually from a woody rootstock.
Sutera cordata is a hardy, evergreen, flat, creeping groundcover with attractive, round, bright little leaves and masses of small, starry white flowers all year round.
Chlorophytum comosum is probably the most cultivated house plant in the world, especially the cultivars. Prefers a shady spot and makes a good groundcover.
Ranunculus multifidus is an excellent groundcover for a damp spot. It is very floriferous and is virtually disease free. It grows very fast and can provide cover quite quickly.
Helicrysum petiolare is a soft, vigorous low-growing shrub. The foliage is aromatic and silvery-grey.Tiny creamy-white flowers make up abundant flowerheads in mid-summer
Hardy, fast growing groundcover with bright green leaves. It bears many small but beautiful sky blue flowers almost all year round. It grows naturally in marshy areas but also does very well in a normally irrigated garden.