Mazus reptans description
Exotic looking, purplish pink, tubular flowers in spring and summer.
The foliage can vary from bronze to green.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, or hanging over a wall or containers and is excellent for planting in pathways and paving. It is straightforward in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Common name: Creeping Mazus.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a space in the front of a flower border.
Can it be used for planting amongst paving?
Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil where not too dry. Tolerates clay soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 5 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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