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Baby Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii)
Tender mat of dense, green-and-white leaves; pink flowers.

Creeping Jenny or Moneywort (Lysimachia nummularia)
Vigorous, fast-spreading, low-growing mat of bright, shiny green leaves; yellow flowers.

Creeping Speedwell (Veronica repens)
Tough creeper; white flowers. Works well between pavers or in woodland settings.

Miniature Rush (Eleocharis radicans)
Low-growing, tiny grasslike blades; likes wet conditions. Flourishes around ponds.

Miniature Viola (Viola verecunda 'Yakusimana')
Mounds of tight green leaves with numerous purple-and-white blooms.

New Zealand Brass Buttons (Leptinella squalida)
A fern creeper with yellow button flowers; turns bronze in some climates in fall; very soft underfoot. Good around pavers and conifers.

Pixie Carpet (Hypsela reniformis)
Tight green leaves with lavender-and-white blooms. Likes cool, moist conditions, especially around a fountain or between stones.

Variegated Pennywort (Hydrocotyle sibthorpiodes)
Speedy grower; likes wet conditions; white, green, and yellow flowers. Good around ponds or stepping stones.

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