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Low-growing, fast-spreading plants often used to stabilise soil and prevent soil erosion, as well as for aesthetic interest.
Short plants, eg, ground cover, which are grown under taller shrubs or trees.
A plant used to provide height and contrast in bedding schemes, usually among shorter varieties or ground cover plants. Plants often used include roses, dwarf trees and pelargoniums.
The process of acclimatising plants to lower temperatures, usually following their raising under cover, such as in a greenhouse, prior to planting out in open ground.
A layer of vegetation, comprising shrubs and small trees, which grows beneath larger trees. Ground cover in a forest or wood.