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Mazus

Mazus spp.

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Mazus Overview

A genus of around 27 accepted species of low-growing herbaceous perennial plants in the Mazaceae, although until recently they were placed in a variety of other families. They are found in East and Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand where they grow in damp habitats. They have a creeping habit and small, attractive Spring flowers and are commonly cultivated in rock gardens and between paving stones.

Common problems with Mazus

How to propagate Mazus

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Mazus

Suitable to rock gardens and in paving.