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

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

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.

Seed Starting Matrix

Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.