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1 Ajuga A popular ground cover plant that spreads quickly by runners. Bears spikes of blue flowers in summer. Many varieties available, some with bronze or variegated foliage. Evg. ALS - 4"T and spreading. Algerian Ivy Vigorous growing vine or ground cover that clings to tree trunks, walls, or fences with ease. Resembles English Ivy except leaves are larger. Although typically evergreen. Algerian Ivy is frost tender in some areas. Green and variegated forms available. Evg. Climbs from 15' to 25'. Asian Jasmine Very popular fast growing ground cover. Spreads by runners. Many different leaf forms available including variegated. Heat, drought and poor soil tolerant. Evg. ALS ". Aztec Grass An attractive spreading plant with green and white variegated, grass-like leaves. Pale lilac flowers appearing in summer are often hidden by the foliage. Makes a colorful highlight or good border plant in any garden. Grows best in moist but well-drained soil. Evg. ALS - 1'T x 1'W.

2 Bougainvillea Tropical flouring shrubs and vines valued for their vibrantly colored blossoms. Grown outside in the landscape in extreme south Texas. A great patio pot plant in other area of the state where they can be protected or treated as annuals and replaced each season. Many colors to choose from including white, red, orange, yellow, pink, and purple. Both single and double forms. Evg/Dec. ALS - 8'T x 8'W. Carolina Jessamine Fast growing compact vine producing masses of bright yellow flowers in early spring. Climbs by twining. Good on fences, over patios, or trellises. Evergreen to semi-evergreen. Climbs to 25'. Coral Honeysuckle Beautiful blue-green foliage and bright coral-red flowers in spring and summer make this vine worth planting. Heat and drought tolerant. Climbs by twining. Perfect for chain-link fences, arbors, or trellises. Attracts hummingbirds. Semi-Evg. Climbs to 8-10'. Coral Vine Fast growing vine with beautiful intense rose-pink flowers from summer to fall. Tolerates poor soil, heat and drought. Perfect for patio fence or garden wall. Climbs by tendrils. Usually dies back to the ground each winter. Dec. ALS - climbs to 40'

3 Crossvine Easy to grow vine that provides abundant blooms spring through summer. Attaches itself to most surfaces. 'Tangerine Beauty' is an outstanding variety. Semi-Evg. to Evg. ALS - 30 feet long. Dwarf Japanese Garden Fast growing ground cover with blue-green compact foliage and curved branches that radiate in all directions. A good patio potted plant. Prefers well-drained soil. Evg. ALS - 1'T x 4'W. English Ivy Popular vine and ground cover for shady areas. Clings easily to walls and fences. Many different varieties. Evg. Climbs to 15-20'. Evergreen Wisteria Beautiful wine colored flowers cover this evergreen vine throughout the summer. Evg. ALS - climbs to 20'.

4 Fig Ivy A root-clinging perennial climber with leathery, dark green foliage. Though slow to begin climbing there is almost no limit to the size of the area that this vine will cover as it matures. Allow to grow on buildings or walls. Evg. ALS - Climbing to 20'. Hall's Japanese Honeysuckle Bright green fast growing vine or ground cover with fragrant white flowers in spring. Vigorous cover for fences, arbors, trellises. Climbs by twining. Climbs 10-15'. Ground cover: 1-2'T. Semi- Evg. Harbor Dwarf Nandina Low growing freely spreading groundcover. Spreads by underground stems. Valued for its orange red to bronzy red foliage in the winter. Evg. ALS - 1'T x 2'W. Lantana Fast growing ground cover with a profuse show of color over a long season - every month of the year in frost free areas of the state. Tolerant to heat and poor soils. Beautiful spilling from raised beds, planter boxes or hanging baskets. Many flower colors to choose from. A great annual in northern areas of the state. Evg/Dec. ALS - 2'T x 3'W.

5 Liriope Excellent ground cover for low border edging. Grass-like foliage grows in clumps. Many different green or variegated forms available. Flowers generally lilac, some are white. 'Variegated' and 'Majestic' are improved varieties. Evg. ALS - 30"T x 24"W. Mondo/Monkey Grass Dark green grass-like ground cover and border plant. Spreads by underground runners. Space plants 6-18" apart depending upon size of clump. Dwarf and variegated varieties also available. Evg. ALS - 8"T. Passion Vine Vigorous growing flowering vine with unique bright showy lavender flowers. Climbs by tendrils. Use on trellises or walls. Flowers in summer. Evg. in south, potted plant in north. Climbs to 10'. Periwinkle Fast growing ground cover with beautiful lavender blue flowers. Needs shade and some moisture to look best. Trailing habit. Evg. ALS - 1'T.

6 Purpleleaf Honeysuckle Popular fast growing vine or ground cover with dark purple leaves and fragrant whitish-yellow flowers in spring. Climbs to 8-10' by twining. Groundcover: 1-2'T. Semi-Evg. Star/Confederate Jasmine Fast growing vine and ground cover valued for its fragrant white pinwheel-like spring flowers. Climbs by twining. A good potted plant in colder regions. Evg. ALS " as groundcover. Climbs to 12' as vine. Trumpet Vine A very slow deciduous self-clinging native vine with dark green leaves. Panicles of trumpetshaped salmon-red flowers bloom from late summer to fall. A vigorous climber that is great for a summer screen. Dec. ALS - climbs to 20'. Wisteria Twining, fast growing woody vine with clusters of beautiful fragrant violet-blue or white flowers. Sometimes trained as small ornamental tree. Plant blooms before leaves appear in spring. Perfect for covering patios, walls or fences. Dec. Climbs to 40'.

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