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Mazus reptans

Creeping Mazus

Mazus

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A quick spreading lovely green groundcover producing loads of delicate powder blue flowers through spring and early summer, and sporadically after that; perfect for rock gardens; blue flowers and bright green foliage are sure to please

Description

A quick spreading lovely green groundcover producing loads of delicate powder blue flowers through spring and early summer, and sporadically after that; perfect for rock gardens; blue flowers and bright green foliage are sure to please

Landscape Attributes

Creeping Mazus is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Creeping Mazus is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Groundcover;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Creeping Mazus will grow to be only 2 inches tall at maturity extending to 3 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

2 inches (3 inches with the flowers)

12 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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