Scientific Name : Lithodora diffusa
Common Name : Lithodora
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring
Plant Habit : Trailing
Characteristics : Frost Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Every two weeks
Spacing : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)
Height : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)
Width : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun, 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 : Low-growing, spreading variety with small, mid-blue flowers and evergreen foliage in warm climates.
Daylength : Lithodora will bloom naturally as days lengthen and temperatures rise in late Spring.
: Plant Maturity:
Cold treatment is not required.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed.