Glechoma hederacea is an aromatic, perennial, evergreen creeper of the mint family Lamiaceae. It is commonly known as ground-ivy, gill-over-the-ground, creeping charlie, alehoof, tunhoof, catsfoot, field balm, and run-away-robin. Common name:
Meehan s mintColor:
Lavender blueBloom time:
May to JuneHeight:
0.25 to 0.50 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Native to Europe, Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea) is a perennial member of the mint family. The variegated white and green leaves of the Creeping Charlie look like semicircles with scalloped edges.
Tiny purple flowers complement the leaves of the Creeping Charlie in the spring, adding to the allure of this low-growing ground cover. Creeping Charlie grows just as well indoors as it does outside, functioning well as a low-maintenance houseplant.Sunlight:
Part shade to full shadeSoil:
-29° to -23°CFertilizer:
Apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- Water the Creeping Charlie on a weekly basis, maintaining moist soil at all times.
- Depending on the conditions of your home, the Creeping Charlie houseplant may need watering more than twice a week, so check the moisture level of the soil regularly.
- If the soil feels moist when you press your finger down to 1 inch, don’t add more water.
Ground cover for shade gardens, woodland gardens or shady border areas. UseMedicinal use:
- he dried plant and crushed leaves are used to make medicine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.