No, they're not all rampant! We offer some really good groundcovers for dry shade, many with variegated foliage and pretty flowers from winter throught spring and into summer.
Vinca difformis Greystone Form£4.00
Clump forming with large dark green leaves and large white windmill like flowers from midwinter into spring. Shade, 40cm. Trim the runners off before they root in!
Vinca minor 'Aureomarginata'£3.00
Golden yellow new foliage, gains green centres later, and royal blue flowers in late winter and spring. Evergreen groundcover for shade. 15cm.
Vinca minor 'Azurea Flore Pleno'£3.00
Lovely double powder blue flowers in early spring. More clump forming than most forms of this useful evergreen groundcover. 15cm.
Vinca minor 'Illumination'£3.00
A recent introduction with striking yellow variegated foliage and royal blue flowers from January onwards. Low groundcover or good in a container. 20cm.
Vinca minor 'La Grave'£4.50
Outstanding large royal blue flowers over deep green leaves on this low growing evergreen groundcover. Ordinary soil in shade. 20cm.
Vinca minor 'Marie'£3.00
A recent selection with small leaves and lots of big windmill-like royal blue flowers in spring. Low evergeen groundcover to 15cm. Ordinary soil in sun or shade. PBR.
Vinca minor 'Multiplex'£3.00
The lovely double purple form, dark green foliage.
Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugart'£3.00
A recent introduction with silver variegated foliage and brilliant blue flowers in late winter and spring. Well behaved! Low growing to about 15cm. Average soil in shade or part shade.
Vinca minor 'Schweden'£3.00
New to us, this small form has rounded flowers of a lavender blue. Low evergreen groundcover to 10cm. Average soil in shade or part shade.
Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'£3.00
A particularly low growing form with mats of deep green leaves studded with masses of milky-white flowers in late winter and spring. Ideal groundcover under shrubs and roses. 10cm.