The berries grown on the fast growing ground cover are small and black, and much loved by birds. This plant will climb anything in its path, including trees, bushes and walls.
Other fast growing ground covers are more like shrubs. An example of this is the Japanese spurge.
This fast growing ground cover spreads by using rhizomes and will form a dense carpet of rich green foliage.
This shrub like ground cover grows up to a foot tall, and requires partial shade to full shade in order to prosper.
A third kind of fast growing ground cover is the ornamental grass. The most common of these is the Dwarf Mondo grass.
This fast growing ground cover will grow to four inches in height, and spreads by underground stems or tubers.
This ground cover is very intolerant to full sun.