Glechoma Hederacea Ground Ivy Groundcover Seeds

Ground Ivy Seeds

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Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 8 inches

Width: 20 inches

Bloom Season: April - June, again in fall

Bloom Color: Purple

Growth Rate: Fast

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Foot Traffic: High

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Glechoma Hederacea

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70F

Average Germ Time: 10 days, after 2 week cold treatment

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Sow seed on surface or barely cover with soil

Soil Type: Moist, acidic soils

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

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Ground Ivy (Glechoma Hederacea) - This ground cover plant is an aromatic, perennial, evergreen creeper of the mint family. Ground ivy has numerous medicinal uses, and is used as a salad green in many countries. Many people consider Glechoma Hederacea ground ivy to be an attractive garden plant, and it is grown in pots and occasionally as a groundcover. Easily cultivated, it grows well in shaded places. Ground ivy grows best in partial sun, moist conditions, and fertile loamy soil in an open situation where there is little competition. This ground cover plant can withstand regular mowing, but flourishes better without it. Also called Alehoof.