Blue star creeper
Blue star creeper is a member of the Isotoma family. Its botanical name is Isotoma fluviatilis.
A ground cover with low-maintenance and easy growth.
It is a flower and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Normally growing to a mature height of 10.0 cm (3.9 inches), Blue star creeper grows with a ground-cover habit. This plant tends to bloom in late spring.
Constantly blooms from Mid-Late spring through late summer.
Australia is believed to be where Blue star creeper originates from.
Blue star creeper is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Can be divided by dividing rootball and replanting.
Works very well for edging, rock, gravel gardens, containers, paving, and walls.
Will take full sun, partial sun, and very light shade.
Position in a full sun / dappled sun location and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 5 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Blue star creeper needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil). Blue star creeper is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea).
Will live in a variety of soils – sand, silt, clay, and loam.
Water well before planting, and until established.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Blue star creeper so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Blue star creeper so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Blue star creeper plants:
Laurentia fluviatilis, Lobelia fluviatilis
Misspellings: isatoma, isotome