If you crave a bit of dimension, perspective, height and extra color in your groundcovers, consider wide-spreading shrubs.
By Marie HoferMore in Outdoors
If the area you want to cover has a mixture of sun and shade, one of the cherrylaurels (English laurel) might be the answer. Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' tolerates full sun and full shade, forming a dense shrub three to four feet tall and twice as wide. Leaves are evergreen, four inches long. USDA Zones 6 to 8.
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