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Freckled Mazus

Mazus radicans

SKU
06242
Superb groundcover that forms a low creeping mat of bronze-spotted leaves, studded with small lavender-mauve flowers in late spring. Perfect for planting between flagstones or using as a lawn substitute. Well suited for waterside plantings or in the woodland garden.
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Botanical PronunciationMAZ-us RAH-di-kanz
Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 1 to 2 in. tall, spreading to 30 in.
Bloom TimeLavender-mauve flowers in late spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseWater Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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