Isotoma axillaris ‘Pink Star’ – Pink Star Creeper

Isotoma axillaris ‘Pink Star’ is a profusely flowering herbaceous perennial plant with pink starry flowers from spring to autumn. It prefers damp well drained soils, full sun to part shade, and needs protection from frosts. It is a hardy and trouble free plant for long lasting floral displays, and has an attractive mounding habit. It is good for borders, rockeries, mass planting and for container growing. The spent flowers shed naturally, a great low maintenance feature of this pretty plant. Water regularly in warm weather, and feed with a native fertiliser in spring.

Scientific Name:Isotoma axillaris
Family:Lobeliaceae
Common Name:Pink Star Creeper
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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