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Creeping Mazus
The Groundcover You Can Step On!

Creeping Mazus

3 1/2-inch Pot
Item # 43459
$9.95
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Gorgeous spring blooms and indestructible foliage!

So dense and strong that foot traffic doesn't bother it at all!
At last, a groundcover that stands up to trampling feet, bicycles, and other light traffic! Perfect for the family-friendly garden, these deep green leaves spread rapidly in moist soil, topped by tiny violet late-spring blooms of breathtaking beauty. The foliage retains its color in spring. Perfect around stepping-stones or as a carpet for the border! Zones 5-9.
Genus Mazus
Species reptans
Item Form 3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Season Late Spring
Habit Prostrate
Plant Height 1 in - 2 in
Plant Width 12 in
Bloom Size 1 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Flower
Bloom Color Purple
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Ground Cover, Ornamental, Outdoor
Restrictions Guam, Virgin Islands, Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Average Based on 3 Reviews Write a Review
Great company with great products
Christine from MD wrote (July 06, 2013):
I have been a customer for over 15 years and have been extremely pleased with my purchases. My purchases have made my garden the beauty that it is. Many people on a continual basis stop by, amazed by how beautiful my garden looks and questions where I puchase my plants. I have sent many customers to this company.
My Absolute Favorite Groundcover
Susan from GA wrote (May 30, 2013):
I've had this plant for 20 years now and have grown it down by the pond, under the hydrangeas, and around the birdbath. It is extremely hardy, spreads easily without being invasive, very low (1"), evergreen and gorgeous. By several and put them in different places to see how well it does.
Hardy-delicate...a real oxymoron. Pretty, easy to grow
flip@60 from CA wrote (March 25, 2013):
These arrived well packed, and once planted, responded very well to their new home in Southern CA clay soil. Even though it was the middle of our "winter" and lower than 40 degrees at night when planted in a shady spot that got afternoon sun for about 2.5 hours, they bloomed (to my delight) hundreds of pretty purple 'flowerettes' after about eight weeks. Six months later, they are still in flowers, and branching out in all directions. Now I want to buy a lot more, because they really DO stand up to wear and they are a synch to grow. I don't have them in foot traffic areas, but I have seen the hose and the rake go over them more than once (I have a pine tree that sheds constantly) and the gardeners' weekly yard blowing.