How to Kill & Get Rid of Creeping Charlie
This perennial, evergreen creeper loves moist, shady areas and can form thick mats in the lawn.
Creeping Charlie is a perennial, evergreen creeper that loves moist, shady areas. Used by the ancient Saxons for brewing beer, it was brought to this country from Europe for medicinal purposes. It's now found all across the country, except in the Rocky Mountain states. It spreads by rhizomes and seeds, and forms thick mats in the lawn. You can control it in the lawn with Ortho® Weed B Gon Weed Killer For Lawns.
Prevention and Maintenance
Treat Creeping Charlie in your Lawn
You can control Creeping Charlie with Ortho® Weed B Gon Weed Killer For Lawns. When used as directed, it kills broadleaf weeds in lawns - roots and all.
Treat Creeping Charlie in Other Areas
You might find patches of Creeping Charlie under trees, in garden plots, and other parts of your yard.
Creeping Charlie Defined
Creeping Charlie is a perennial, evergreen weed in the mint family. A native of Europe, it spreads by seeds and rhizomes. It prefers moist, shady areas, but can tolerate sun.