Mazus reptans /Creeping Mazus

Mazus reptans  / Mazus reptans
Low creeping ground cover with blue flowers
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Low creeping ground cover with blue flowers

A planting with dense flowers

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Scientific Name: Mazus reptans
Common Name: Creeping Mazus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a little known creeping, mat-forming ground cover that merits much greater use in gardens, especially in small intimate spaces. Competition with volunteer plant invasion may not be very good, but this ground cover produces an abundance of blue, trumpet-shaped flowers. This low-growing perennial may not reach more than a couple of inches tall.