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Mazus reptans

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.05m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPurple, blue
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Mazus reptans. This is a tiny perennial it will spread to form a low mat of green leaves which are covered by tubular purple flowers that are spotted with red and yellow on the interior.

Characteristics

Perennial

Origin

Asia

Interest and use

Rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are frost tolerant and prefer fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.

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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