Wonderful, miniature groundcover with purple blooms and tiny evergreen leaves.
Great for filling between stepping stones as it will tolerate light foot traffic and dry conditions. Works well in mixed beds or in pots when allowed to trail over the edges. Small showy purple flowers in summer that the bees love and aromatic foliage.
Species Meaning: From Greek means creeping in reference to the trailing growth habit of this species.
Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Best grown in loose, sandy, gritty or rocky, nutrient-poor soils with sharp drainage. Tolerates drought. Dislikes moist to wet soils where rot may develop. Plants are evergreen in mild winters.
Easily propagated from cuttings. Does not need any hormone.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P17004
Found in Contemplation Garden,
The floor of the contemplation garden.