Choosing the right plants that we want to have in our garden is not an easy decision. There is a great variety of species and, in addition, the characteristics of our garden, such as humidity, temperature, hours of daily light, etc. they condition and limit our choice. Reflecting on what we want to achieve can be of great help, so that, if what we want, for example, is to get a garden that hardly needs care, we will opt for plants that need little water and attention, if we are looking for a colorful and very striking, we will opt for floral species and if we need to cover unpopulated areas we will choose upholstery plants.
Do you know this last guy? At Ecologist Verde we want to help you! Therefore, we tell you what the cold resistant upholstery plants.
The upholstery plants are those that develop and grow forming a kind of cover or vegetal carpet, being able, therefore, to cover large areas of land. They are also known by the name of creeping plants, precisely due to this characteristic, since their development usually occurs horizontally at ground level, with hardly any vertical development.
Its use is mainly ornamental, being used to cover unpopulated surfaces of land or to hide imperfections such as, for example, irregularities of the land, in which hardly any vegetation grows, slopes resulting from the execution of works or earthworks and even for decorate fences and walls, and can also be used as heat and cold insulators. In addition, these plants need little attention and little water, which makes them a more than interesting alternative when it comes to replacing or replace grass traditional. Some species are able to resist extreme temperatures, both heat and cold, being able to survive frosts, such as the Lamprantus rose, the Aptenia cordifolia or the Creeping hyperic.
It should be noted that it is not only terrestrial species, but we can also find species of groundwater aquatic plants, also being used in aquariums and fish tanks. Some examples of aquatic ground cover species are Utricularia graminifolia, the Eleocharis parvula and the Riccia fluitans.
In this other Green Ecologist article we will tell you more about upholstery plants.
There are many types of upholstery plants, being the succulents, the most popular and known, although we can also find shrubs, lively, perennial and climbing species.
There are many benefits of upholstery plants. These are some of them and, therefore, reasons why we recommend them to decorate your garden or outdoor area even if it is a cold place.
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