Convolvulus forms a large family, which are a highly versatile and ornamental group with a faithful performance. They all provide a showy display of funnel-like flowers over the warmer months and are ideal as hardy ground covers or for filling smaller or narrow spaces. They make a terrific feature as well as highlighting foil for other plants partnered with it.
These humble plants are often not given the full credit they are due - hardy and attractive they are very giving when it comes to flowering and yet require very little in return. A sunny location in a well draining soil will allow them to slowly spread and carpet a good size area with soft, low-growing foliage. In the spring the first displays of flower begins and continues right through the warmer months.
One member of the collection, C. 'Silvery Moon' is not a ground cover but a low growing shrub with ornamental silvery foliage year round. Large white flowers add to its beauty and it makes an ideal contrasting companion to the ground covering varieties.
If you are in need of something low maintenance, attractive and water wise, this is a collection to consider. Scroll down to see varieties currently in the range.