Creeping Cromwell ‘Heavenly Blue’ - PlantLithodora diffusa ‘Heavenly Blue’
Lithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' is a compact plant that stays green in summer and winter. It is covered for months with dazzling, intensely deep blue flowers.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreLithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' grows best in the ground. Prepare a suitable hole in acid, humus-rich soil. Improve heavy garden soil by mixing in some sharp sand and peat. Plant the Lithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Lithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' blossoms and grows well in an area with complete sunshine or partial shade.
Lithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' is great for the heather gardenThis plant grows in acidic soil and therefore fits well in the heather garden. The rock garden is also a good place, but calcareous soil is not well-tolerated by this plant. Lithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' is also a beautiful bloomer for a flower pot or planter.
Show moreLithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' is an easy-to-grow evergreen perennial that requires minimal maintenance. Prevent the soil around its roots from drying out. Cut the faded flower stems to half their size to ensure a hearty plant that will bloom well the following year. In winter, protect from frost by covering it with a layer of fallen leaves or branches. Also in winter too much moisture is not well tolerated.
Show moreLithodora Diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' is an evergreen mat-forming shrub. The foliage spreads over the ground creating a perfect ground cover. The cup-shaped flowers appear all summer long. The narrow leaves are slightly hairy and the bright sky blue colour of the flower is quite unique.
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Latin name Lithodora diffusa ‘Heavenly Blue’ Delivery type Supplied as container plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Blue Light preference full sun , partial sun Scented not scented Flowers for cutting no Flowering period May - July Growing height 10 - 12 cm Planting distance 20 - 30 cm