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Southern star

Oxypetalum caeruleum

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

15cm

Flowering

Southern star Overview

This is an attractive half hardy herbaceous annual climber with downy stems and small blue flowers, they are sky blue when they first appear and then develop a lavender tinge as they age. The ornamental green fruits appear after the flowers fade.

How to propagate Southern star

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring.

Other uses of Southern star

Border, edging, mixed bed, greenhouse