Definition of creeping Charlie in English:

creeping Charlie


  • 1A creeping or trailing plant, in particular.

    • ‘Similar to many weeds, creeping Charlie will tolerate a wide variety of soils and environmental conditions.’
    • ‘Controlling creeping Charlie takes some work and is frequently not totally successful.’
    • ‘I use creeping Charlies as a ground cover in some of my beds.’
    • ‘Although creeping Charlie tolerates some shade, growth may be sparse if light is minimal.’
    • ‘Both of these creeping Charlies began as cuttings from the same parent plant.’
    • ‘The mixture is then sprinkled on creeping Charlie with a watering can.’
    1. 1.1
      another term for moneywort
    2. 1.2
      another term for ground ivy