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Adj.1.low-growing - of plants that grow relatively low to the ground
low - literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
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From the fleches they rode still farther to the left, along a road winding through a thick, low-growing birch wood.
The carriage lamps shed a yellow light on a rough-looking road which seemed to be cut through bushes and low-growing things which ended in the great expanse of dark apparently spread out before and around them.
He lay down in the snow, depositing the ptarmigan beside him, and with eyes peering through the needles of a low-growing spruce he watched the play of life before him--the waiting lynx and the waiting porcupine, each intent on life; and, such was the curiousness of the game, the way of life for one lay in the eating of the other, and the way of life for the other lay in being not eaten.
I note you want low-growing plants so I'd suggest the likes of Geranium 'Rozanne' which will provide lots of blue flowers right through to autumn.
Our bestselling mix of Phlox subulata are low-growing creeping perennials that work perfectly as ground cover or trailing from a wall for fence.
Excellent in containers, but also adds punch to succulent gardens and beds of low-growing flowers.
If they are low-growing, they can quickly disappear between other shrubs and then become completely bare or lose their colour on one side.
The trees were kept low-growing, not exceeding 2.5 meters tall.
It's a low-growing, mat-forming perennial with pink flowers deepening to crimson.
This creeping, low-growing evergreen shrub produces leathery green leaves that are coarsely toothed and create a 20cm-thick blanket over the soil.
Plants in this area should include small, low-growing plants that won't provide fuel for the fire.
Japanese anemones grow in any well-drained soil Don't confuse the low-growing, brightly flowered anemones you find in late spring with Japanese anemones, which bloom from late summer until the first frosts of October.

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