Medium Water Use Ground Covers

Scientific Name Common Name Hgt Width Evergree or Deciduous Hardy and Notes
           
Achillea millefolium Yarrow 1.5' 2' Perennial  
Artemisia schmidtiana Silvermound 2' 1' Semi-Evergreen  
Berberis aquifolium var. repens Creeping Mahonia 2' 3' Evergreen  
Convolvulus mauritanicus Ground Morning Glory 1' 3' Perennial Marginal
Euonymus fortunei Common Wintercreeper 1.5' 3' Evergreen  
Glandularia (Verbena peruviana) Peruvian Verbena 1' 4' Deciduous  
Glandularia pulchella (Verbena tenuisecta) Moss Verbena 1' 4' Deciduous  
Jasminum mesnyi Primrose Jasmine 3' 10' Evergreen  
Juniperus horizontalis Blue Chip, Prince of Wales, Wiltonii 1' 6' Evergreen  
Juniperus sabina Arcadia, Broadmoor, Buffalo 1' 10' Evergreen  
Liriope muscari Lily Turf 1' 1' Evergreen  
Mahonia repens Creeping Mahonia 3' 6' Evergreen Not Heat Tolerant
Myoporum parvifolium Myoporium 0.5 9 Evergreen Marginal
Oenothera speciosa var. berlandieri Mexican Evening Primrose 1' varies Semi-Evergreen  
Oenothera subbeii Baha Evening Primrose 1 varies Semi-Evergreen  
Ophiopogon japonicus Mondo Grass 1' 1' Evergreen  
Phyla nodiflora var. incisa Frogfruit .5' 1' Evergreen  
Potentilla fruticosa Shrubby Cinquefoil 3' 4' Evergreen  
Santolina chamaecyparissus Grey Lavender Cotton 1' 3' Evergreen  
Santolina virens Green lavender cotton 1' 3' Evergreen  
Salvia chinophylla Creeping sage 1 varies Evergreen  
Teucrium chamadrys Germander 1' 3' Perennial  
Trachelospemum asiaticum Asian Jasmine 1' 4' Evergreen  
Ruellia spp. Mexican Petunia varies varies Perennial Marginal
Vinca major Periwinkle 2' 1' Evergreen Not Heat Tolerant

Ornamentals for Far West Texas Index