Ipomea bolusiana has creeping stems with hairless leaves that sprout annually from an thick, tuberous rootstock. Plant in a well-drained soil and keep dry in winter. It also makes a nice pot plant.
In the natural habitat of Chlorophytum modestum you will always find it in the shade of forest trees. It makes an excellent groundcover.
Hermannia depressa is a dwarf herb with spreading stems and leaves that are flat on the ground. The nodding flowers are borne on fairly short stalks. Flower colour is very variable. It sprouts annually from a woody rootstock.
Asystasia gangetica, the creeping foxglove is an attractive, fast-growing, spreading, herbaceous groundcover that grows from 300 mm to 600 mm in height
This slender herb is very conspicuous amongst the grasses, where it normally occurs.
Monopsis unidentata is a fast growing perennial that loves sunny, wet spots. Beautiful mauve flowers appear early in Summer.
Arctotis arctotoides is a fast-growing, soft, herbaceous groundcover that forms carpets of light green foliage decorated with cheerful, butter-yellow daisy flowers almost all year round.
Senecio reptans, a neat, little plant is the ideal groundcover for a wet spot that must be stabilised. It seeds freely.
Planted en masse they make a lovely show. They can also be used to help stabilise banks.
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.