What groundcover grows in partial shade?

Groundcover plants are useful in areas where grass or other plants don't grow well. Ornamental groundcovers that grow in partial shade include Japanese spurge (Pachysandra terminalis), common periwinkle (Vinca minor), barren strawberry (Waldsteinia ternata) and English ivy (Hedera helix).

Keywords: shade groundcovers, partial shade groundcover, ornamental groundcovers

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."