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botanical name:
Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Lithospermum diffusum 'Heavenly Blue'
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.15m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Prostrate, evergreen, shrub with trailing stems of pointed, oblong, hairy leaves and open funnel shaped, deep blue flowers freely produced from the leaf axils in summer.

Full sun and well drained acid soil. Trim stems hard after flowering.

Rock gardens and raised beds.

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