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Mazus reptans


Creeping Mazus

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.356.050


Although relatively unknown, Creeping Mazus is a beautiful groundcover for any sunny to partly shaded area with reasonably moist soil. Plants form a low creeping mat of green leaves, studded with small lavender-mauve flowers with delicate yellow spots. Perfect for planting between flagstones or using as a lawn substitute. Evergreen in mild winter regions. Plants are easily divided by ripping apart into pieces and replanting each small bit with roots attached. Tolerates hot, humid summers.

Further details for
Mazus reptans

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Fast













Mazus reptans


Creeping Mazus

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.356.050


Although relatively unknown, Creeping Mazus is a beautiful groundcover for any sunny to partly shaded area with reasonably moist soil. Plants form a low creeping mat of green leaves, studded with small lavender-mauve flowers with delicate yellow spots. Perfect for planting between flagstones or using as a lawn substitute. Evergreen in mild winter regions. Plants are easily divided by ripping apart into pieces and replanting each small bit with roots attached. Tolerates hot, humid summers.

Further details for
Mazus reptans

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Fast