General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1 to 2 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Humidity tolerant

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Common names
  • Creeping Mazus
  • Lippenmaulchen
  • Cupflower

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Date: 2009-02-19
Mazus used in a planting.
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 4-2008
My Yard
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: May 10, 2022

Date: 2010-09-02
Close-up look at the flowers
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 4-2008
My Yard
Location: Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 4-2008
My Yard
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-05-05

Date: 2013-08-28
This plant shows a mass of flowers in spring and then a few flowe
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-03-23
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2014-07-13
along walking stones
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2008-04-19
Location: Bordine's Greenhouse, Brighton, MI
Date: 2008-04-19

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-03-23
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2015-03-23
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: Sep 26, 2011 9:33 AM
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2014-07-13
along walking stones
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 2012-03-31
Spring blooms
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chelle On November 5, 2014 Transplanted
Rock garden, N side, SW of top stepping stone.
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