Purple Gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'

Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

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A close up of the blue flowers and green leaves of Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
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Glossy dark green foliage that is trailing making it a great groundcover plant. Has gentle blue flowers.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Ground cover

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This mat forming shrub suits an open site an works well in Rock and gravel gardens as well as in mixed containers.

Personality

Family

Boraginaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Scent

Mild

Problems

Generally pest and disease free.
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