General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: Creeps and crawls to 12 inches (30 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Edible Parts: Leaves
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Creeping Charlie
  • Dinheiro-em-Penca
  • Pega-Rapaz
  • Llama Dolar
  • Centavito

  • Posted by CarolineScott (Calgary - Zone 4a) on Jan 18, 2017 11:59 AM concerning plant:
    This plant can be confused with a Plectranthus , the Swedish Ivy plant.
    They are both referred to as Creeping Charlie.

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