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Variegated Ground Ivy

Glechoma hederacea 'Variegata'

Useful groundcover offers handsome round green leaves dappled in creamy white. Spikes of deep violet-blue flowers appear in spring. Well-suited for use in hanging baskets. Spreads readily and can be used as a lawn substitute, especially suited for woodland setting.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.


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Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 2 to 4 in. tall, spreading 18 to 30 in.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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