A Research about the Importance and Usage Potential of Herbaceous Ground Covers in Landscape Design

Akdeniz N. S. , Yener D. Y.

11th International Symposium on Flower Bulbs and Herbaceous Perennials, Antalya, Turkey, 28 March - 01 April 2012, vol.1002, pp.421-426 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1002
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.421-426


There has been increased interest in alternatives to grass within the realm of planting design studies in urban and rural areas. While grasses are usually easy to establish and maintain, other ground cover plant materials are gaining in popularity, areas where planting and maintenance. Ground covers have an aesthetic, economic and functional contribution to places that require less maintenance by their colour, texture and form features. By their aesthetic view, they unify and emphasise whole the landscape.