I am changing a small area of grass in my garden into a flower bed however there is a large drain cover in the middle which I am looking for cover.
I need a plant which will spread across and hide this. I was originally looking at phlox but I cannot get a plant locally so no am back to square one.
Does anyone know of any other flowers which will do the job?
You could stand a flower pot on it, filled with flowers. If its a trailing plant then it would hide the edges.
My dad uses a half barrel, that has a small Acer and a couple of plants to cover his unsightly manhole, its looks very good.
Plant a prostrate plant to one side. Are you absolutely sure you won't want to access the draincover in the future?
You need to leave access to the manhole so a pot is best. Failing that a prostrate juniper would cover it if planted to the side but would get damaged when you need access.
I have two of these things in my front border and both have pots I can move.