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Prostrate stems with small, shiny leaves criss-cross the ground to form a nice mat. Tubular flowers are lavender with white centers and speckles. M. reptans 'Albus' flowers are pure white.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: low and trailing
Plant Use: In rock gardens, around flagstones, as a ground cover.
Width: Minimum: 8 inches Maximum: 12 inches
Foliage Texture: fine
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Needs well-drained soil. Supposedly hardy only to zones 7 or 6, it seems to grow well in zone 5.