Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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I got this to fill an area around a Japanese maple so I could cut back on so much maintenance. This particular bed has always been a trouble spot. I’m in Ohio, zone 6, heavy clay soils.
I bought 8 plants from this site a year ago roughly and it’s growing wonderfully. It faces west but gets a lot of shade for a good part of the day.
I’m finding it starting to pop up now in cracks in the sidewalk and filling other areas where weeds would have normally grow. I love it!
I’m including a picture of right after I planted it on June 9th 2022, and a picture I just took today (5-20-23).
Now that it has had a few weeks to settle in, it's really starting to look good and is even starting to spread. I love it.
Even though they arrived dry and no longer in there pots they perked up nicely and look great in my garden.
I am so very pleased with this chosen ground cover. I planted it in my very own "Devils Triangle" a space between my house and garage where most intended plants die. Even though I planted it late in the season it has already doubled in size! I found a very small piece of it today in its plastic tray, still very green 4 weeks later, so I put it in the ground today!
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