Colorful Groundcover Recommendations

Groundcover for drivway strip

Q: What colorful groundcover could I put next to the side foundation of my house? It only gets two hours of sunlight each day. It is on a bit of slope. 

A: One of the large varieties of monkey grass would look nice. Liriope muscari ‘Monroe White’ is the gold standard by which all white-flowered liriope are judged. Unlike most liriope, which thrive in sun, this cultivar needs light shade for most of the day to prevent foliar scorch. I am tempted to try to find a shrub for you but with that small amount of sunshine, most will simply decline in a few years.

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