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

Garden Height
3 - 6
10 - 14
10 - 14
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Level
Sun or Shade
Proven Selections

Award Winner

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

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

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
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

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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