Acid Loving Ground Cover. Heathers are low growing evergreen shrubs that make excellent ground cover plants. Spring brings many bright yellow daisy-like flowers which reappear in late summer.
It spreads into a tight low-growing ground cover that is 4 to 6 inches high. It is an easy-to-grow drought- deer- and rabbit-resistant plant with small white flowers in early spring. Classified as a form of dogwood this is a low-growing 3 to 9 inches deciduous shrub that makes for an excellent ground cover plant in part shade locations.
Flower buds can be damaged by frost so grow it in a sheltered area or cover.
They fill in difficult areas of shade and acidic soil where grass fails. Many acid loving or acid tolerant ground cover plants can be planted around taller plants as a low edge of bed planting or in drifts whether in full sun or part shade depending on the plants environmental requirements. They fill in difficult areas of shade and acidic soil where grass fails. Ive done a bit of research but Im getting conflicting info from different sites and am a bit lost any help would be appreaciated.