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Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward'
Common Name: Lithodora Family: Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)

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This easy groundcover has dark green foliage that is topped for long periods in spring and summer with masses of royal blue flowers. Great for spilling over walls. Shear lightly after flowering to encourage a compact habit and further reblooming.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Heathland and scrub from low to higher elevations.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Asclepias tuberosa
Euphorbia griffithii "'Fireglow'"
Iberis sempervirens "'Little Gem'"

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