Glechoma hederacea ‘Variegata’

Botanical Name: Glechoma hederacea ‘Variegata’

Phonetic: Gleh-Koe-Muh head-er-A-see-aye Var-E-uh-gah-tuh

Common Name(s): Variegated Ground Ivy

Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: North America
Plant Type: Herbaceous
Persistence: Evergreen perennial

Leaf Type: Opposite, round-kidney shaped, round toothed margins, long petioles                                          
Leaf Color: Bluish-green and white variegated
Texture: Medium 
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Bluish-purple, violet-blue

Exposure: Sun to part shade
Growth Rate: Fast (!)                                              
Height: 6-8 Inches
Spread: 30 Inches
Hydrozone: 3
Soil: Average to moist soil
Pest: –

Features: Weedy features, ground hugging habit, attracts bees and butterflies, tolerates pollution, needs some fertilizer
Uses: Lawn replacement, hanging baskets, containers, mass planting, interior design

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