'Kurapia' is a selection of a herbaceous groundcover, Lippia nodiflora. It is evergreen, and well-suited as a lawn alternative, requiring about 75% less water than many turf grasses, and minimal maintenance. 'Kurapia' takes light foot traffic only, and is a great selection when the green look of a lawn is desired, but in an area that will not get a lot of repeat wear. 'Kurapia' is also excellent on slopes, providing for erosion control and weed abatement. From residential lawns to commercial landscapes and parks to retention basins, 'Kurapia' gets the job done with minimal water.
Did you know?
'Kurapia' qualifies as a lawn replacement in the Metropolitan Water District’s “Cash for Grass” rebate program, and also qualifies for rebates in a number of other water district and municipal turf replacement programs. Inquire for specifics from your local water agency or city office.
Kurapia® has a very extensive root systems that will reach 3-4’ deep, reducing soil erosion and runoff even in steep slope conditions.
Kurapia’s® thick, dense growth is very effective in suppressing weed seed germination and weed growth, greatly reducing labor spent on this task.
Kurapia® was bred to be sterile; unlike the parent species, it does not produce seed, and is non-invasive.
Long Flowering Season
Kurapia® has a long bloom period; flowering from early May through November. Flowers are attractive to pollinators including bees and butterflies.