Perennial ground cover for a East facing slope


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Greetings….I am looking for a colorful perennial ground cover that will do well on an east facing slope, here in Southern California.
I currently have mature geraniums that have outlived their attractiveness.
Thanks for any advice
Sandy
 

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Water is a problem, I was thinking something more like “creeping thyme” - no ivy, it would go in between fruit trees, as seen in the pictures.
The geraniums gotta go.
 
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There are some interest heights there already. So colors or actual flowers? Sedges or other grasses? Mono culture will flower and fade so I could see a blooming mixture.

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Something more like this….just don’t know how it would do, how to plant ?
 

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Well in that picture, and your pictures, the sloped drainage is high and that is one less thing. How about creeping red thyme? As inexpensive as seeds are I could see an easy spread method by mixing with sand and dusting compost or sand and compost mix and misting it in. If you sprayed to kill that existing hillside grass there is a certain erosion issue that may come up. Perhaps easier to establish it in certain areas and leave others? It grows fast but not that fast.

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I think that is what I will go with, thanks for all of you response’s.
The chart too, was very helpful.
Thanks!!
 

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