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Mazus reptans 'Alba'

White Creeping Mazus

Mazus

Comments

A quick spreading groundcover that is quick to fill in, producing loads of delicate white flowers through spring and early summer, and sporadically after that; perfect for rock gardens; will tolerate some foot traffic

Description

A quick spreading groundcover that is quick to fill in, producing loads of delicate white flowers through spring and early summer, and sporadically after that; perfect for rock gardens; will tolerate some foot traffic

Landscape Attributes

White 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, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

White Creeping Mazus is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

White 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:

true

Fall Color

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