As a low growing creeping ground cover, Mazus reptens has a lot to offer. It is fast growing, has a dense habit and attractive flowers as well. so lets look a little more closely at this interesting plant.
With lance shaped leaves and the ability to spread by underground stems Mazus reptens is one of the more useful ground-covers for growing between pavers, or filling a gap. widely used in rock gardens as well as being suitable for underplanting trees grown in containers.
It will never reach more than 4 – 6 inches hight and grows well in full sun as well as part shade.
Flowers are generally a pale purple or white, depending on the cultivar.
Mazuz reptans Care
- USDA zones 3 – 9
- Well drained soil
- Full sun to part shade – In warmer areas Mazus reptens is best in afternoon shade
- Keep moist during dry summer periods
- Best grown in an area where it is contained, in a pathway, rock garden, containers, as it can spread.
All are easy by division of established clumps in early spring as new growth commences.
Where to buy
THE GARDEN COMPANY
The Garden Company is a licensed grower and seller of plants, including native plants, succulents, herbs, and more.
Web : www.thegardencompanyonline.com
CLASSY GROUNDCOVERS – fax: 443-773-5627
PO Box 2556 city: Blairsville GA 30514