You buy one or more Michella Repens a grown in pots. These plants grow mostly as groundcover. For 1 square meter zou need about 12 plants. These plants are grown in 9 cm pots, and can be planted year round. These plants are guaranteed fungal and disease free.
This always green plant with egg-shaped, dark green leaves stand closely together. It constantly grow two small side leaves. From June it grows many small, white flowers, that produce a strong smell. The flowers develop into dark red berries, that decorate the plant in autumn. The berries are edible, but tasteless. For birds, these berries are a much needed source of food in winter. As a very attractive groundcover, this plant is used increasingly and known in Germany as a "Trending plant". In the US this plant is known as an indian medicinal plant.
||5 - 10 cm
||2 ? 3 cm per year
Blossom / fruit
||star shaped, fragrant flower
||May to June
||red berries, not for consumption
||normal garden soil, permeable soil
||full sun, semi shade, shade
||all year round
||12 plants per m²
||ground cover plant, beddingplant, mass planting, border plant