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Mazus pumilio

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite blue-purple, yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Mazus pumilio. This species is a rhizomatous perennial with narrowly ovate to spoon-shaped leaves which are entire or toothed. The flowers are borne in racemes of white or blue blooms with yellow centres.

Characteristics

Perennial

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Suitable to rock gardens and in paving.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are frost tolerant and will prefer fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. You can propagate by division in late winter or early spring.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in late winter or early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails can cause problems.

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