Glechoma – ‘Dappled Light’ – Creeping Charlie – Glechoma hederacea

Garden Height
3 - 6
10 - 14
10 - 14
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Code
Light Level
Sun or Shade
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  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes:

Plants may be aggressive or even invasive in some conditions.

Glechoma hederacea is considered an invasive species in many parts of the country. We encourage our customers to use this plant with care if you are in the regions of the country where this plant is considered problematic.
Current information lists Glechoma as invasive in CT, DC, IN, KY, MD, MI, NC, NJ, OR, PA, TN, VA, WI, and WV.
The plant is not recommended for planting in FL, AL, GA, & LA.

Uses Notes:

Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxes

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 10b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: Medium

Water Requirements: Moist to Wet

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot: 7-8
7-9" Pot: 8-9

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

No pinching or growth regulators needed.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Habit will be improved with vernalization.

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