Groundcovers for Jen Low Groundcovers Creeping Jenny Creeping Jenny can spread to 5 feet but it easily managed. Veronica, also called turkish speedwell is a smaller plant with blue flowers in spring Evergreen Blue Juniper Blue Rug Juniper is low growing evergreen spreads 6 – 8 feet in full sun Junierpus horizontalis ‘Wiltonii’ (Blue Rug Juniper) Thyme Mother of Thyme, creeping thyme spreads to 18″ wide. Spring flowers Shade Plant – Sweet Woodruf Sweet woodruf spreads by rhizomes and can easily fill any space with only a few plants. may invade areas you don’t want. Medium Groundcovers Hardy Plumbago spreads 24 – 36″ Hardy Plumbago is a favorite of mine. Beautiful from spring through fall. An amateur gardener who loves to watch the garden grow. View all of Jenny Burris's posts.