Low growing plants
Low growing plants including low growing shrubs, flowers ground covers and trees all have a place in the garden and play an important part is successful landscape design.
In the perennial border the uses of low growing plants is obvious, they are used towards the front of the garden to allow allow easy visual access to taller plants growing further back.
Another favorite area is the rock garden, where plants that are smaller just fit in well with the garden style. However many of these plants can also be used as ground covers, and some even grown in containers. Smaller trees and shrubs are also valuable especially in smaller gardens.
What about flowering trees?
You could consider
- Crape Myrtle
- Davidia involuctra