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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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White Mazus(9 of 15)

Mazus reptans 'Albus'

  • Evergreen to semi-evergreen mat-forming groundcover with white flowers in late spring to early summer

  • Plant in rich garden soil that is moist, but well-drained

  • Plant in full sun to partial shade

  • Height: 1-2 inches

  • Width: 12 inches

Hardy in USDA zones 5-8:

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

  • Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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