A showy plant in flower, with lovely blue-purple flowers in spring to summer. Low growing to 1 metre wide, it needs well drained soil, sun to part shade. Withstands light frost, drought tolerant, a bit of extra care with watering will see better growth. Great for planting to spill over walls, in pots and hanging baskets.
|Scientific Name:||Dampiera trigona|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover, Clumping perennial|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||0.5 ~ 1 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Blue, Purple|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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