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botanical name:
Convolvulus sabatius
Convolvulus sabatius © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Convolvulus mauritanicus
family:  Convolvulaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.15m
width: 0.50m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Slender, trailing stems with ovate mid-green leaves and freely produced funnel-shaped, lavender-blue flowers from summer to early autumn.

cultivation:
Warm sheltered position in full sun and a very well drained soil. Will not survive prolonged periods of frost and the top-growth is easily killed by low temperatures, but will sometimes produce new shoots from the roots. Non-invasive.

usage:
Good for containers.

other notes:
Native to Spain, Italy and North Africa.

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