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Mazus reptans 'Chinese marshflower'

Mazus reptans 'Chinese marshflower'

plants and garden

Regular price £16.00 Sale

Chinese marshflower is a very pretty, creeping perennial which is semi-evergreen to evergreen. Native to the Himalayas, it produces masses of blue-purple flowers with gold-spotted white centres on dense mats of deep green foliage from late spring right through the Summer. 

An excellent edging plant for the bog or very shallow margins and beach areas (not submerged), it is also very useful for covering exposed pond liners. A more compact form of Lythrum salicaria.

Colour - Purple
Flowers - June to August 
Growth - Slow

Depth - 0cm to 5cm
Height - 2cm - 5cm

Position - Full sun to part shade
UK Native - No

Little maintenance is required. Trim to tidy but leave foliage to die back naturally to encourage winter bud formation.

9cm marginal plants require potting into a mesh basket.

1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting. However, plants over 60cm height growth will benefit from repotting into a larger mesh basket or should be planted in gravel to prevent them from falling over.

3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting; there is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Please check our pots in Plant Care section for suitable Finofil baskets.

Please follow instructions that can be found on back side of the labels provided.

Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.

During the "Available Season" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.

Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided.

Please note that we only ship to the UK.