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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
description:
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.


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

usage:
Rock gardens and raised beds.

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