Scientific Name : Lithodora diffusa
Common Name : Lithodora
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23.3°C)
Product Form : Liner
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Early Spring, Spring
Plant Habit : Trailing
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Every two weeks
Spacing : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)
Height : 1 - 3" (3 - 8cm)
Width : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : One of the finest rock garden plants; it prefers a sunny location. Deep blue, funnel-shaped flowers renew themselves all summer long. Evergreen leaves are narrow, up to an inch long.
Idea & Tips : Performs best in loose, well-drained, acidic soil, with ample summer water
Grower Information : One of the lowest-growing of this type, the trailing plants have green foliage that is evergreen in warm climates. Star-shaped, clear blue flowers are produced in early Spring. Prefers moist soil and cool conditions.
Daylength : Lithodora will bloom naturally as days lengthen and temperatures rise in late Spring.
Cool Treatment :
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment is not required.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.