Glechoma – Variegata – Creeping Charlie – Glechoma hederacea
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
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.
Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxes
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
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.
Habit will be improved with vernalization.