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what ground cover is this?

Vashon, WA(Zone 8a)

This is a ground cover shrub that seems to do very well in heat and direct sun. any idea what it is?

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Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

Do you have a close-up of the leaves?

Vashon, WA(Zone 8a)

Here is a close up.

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Scott County, KY(Zone 5b)

That is the inimitable Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Lo'.

It is quite often used along sidewalks and in parking lot traffic islands. Grows like a flat (to 2' or so) mat, rather than as a rounder taller shrub like the species Fragrant Sumac.

Vashon, WA(Zone 8a)

Thanks much!
Now I just have to find some seeds for this plant. Any idea where I could get some?

Dublin, CA(Zone 9a)

I don't know that it would come true from seed since it's a named cultivar--you'd probably be better off buying a plant unless you want to take a chance on the growth habit not being the same. (The species Rhus aromatica can get quite a bit taller so you may not get the groundcover effect you want if you try to start one from seed)

Here are mail order nurseries that offer plants:

(Zone 7a)

Any possibility the owners would let you take some cuttings?

Vashon, WA(Zone 8a)

Yes I can get cuttings but I don't know how to grow from cuttings?

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