planting a grave

dympna daly asked 13 years ago

have you suggestions for plants or flowers for a grave that gives colour all year round and that are easy maintenance low growing .there is an area of the grave about 12inches wide and six feet across where i can plant into the ground.the plants would have to be shallow roots as i am not sure if concrete will be the underlayer and then i will be filling with soil ,the grave is just being finished now.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
There are no plants that give flowers all year round. Some have foliage and this can be useful.

You could try sedums and sempervivums, which flower for a time but have good foliage colour all the time. They are low-growing, or perhaps mossy saxifrage or wall bellflower, also evergreen.