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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.’
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