Mazus reptans – Mail order alpines

£2.50

Strangely exotic purplish-pink flowers over a low carpet in spring and summer.

Fairly easy-going plant for beginners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 13 left in stock

Description

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.

Mazus reptans flowering at the end of April
Mazus reptans at the end of April

 

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

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:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

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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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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