Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon'
(Ground cover Laurel ) A useful plant for evergreen ground cover, Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' will grow in sun or shade and is a compact, dense, low-growing shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves.
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A useful shrub, Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' is a compact, dense, low-growing shrub with large, glossy, dark green leaves. The low growing habit makes this a superb ground cover plant and its small size makes it a popular choice for use in rock gardens and low borders.
Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' is a great, low plant for giving ground cover in a shady area.
- Position: Sun or shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Small, spreading, ground cover shrub.
- Height: 0.3 - 0.5 m (1 - 2 ft)
- Spread: 0.6 - 1 m (2 - 3 ft)
- Notes: We would usually recommend planting Prunus laurocerasus 'Mount Vernon' at a distance of 0.75 m ( 2 - 3 ft) apart when being grown as ground cover over a large area.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Ground Cover, Shrub - Small
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Suitable for Containers