Genus: Dichondra

Dichondra

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Benner
(Dichondra)
dy-KON-drah
Convolvulaceae
These prostrate, creeping perennials in about 10 species hail from East Asia. They are grown for their growth habit and their abundant small leaves. Some are used as lawn substitutes, while some are considered weeds.
Noteworthy characteristics:  Creeping growth habit. Plants may be mown.
Care:  Provide full sun or partial shade and well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
Propagation: 

Sow seed where it is to grow in spring.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Dichondra

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Kidney weed
Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls'
Problems: 

Dichondra flea beetles.