Mazus reptans – Mail order alpines


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:

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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:


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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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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