Scientific Name: Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Weeping
Common Name:blue lithospermumTexture:Fine
Family Name:BoraginaceaeHabit: Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Europe, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pubescent, Elliptic, Linear, Oblong, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), Blue, Apr- May- Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Nut, Schizocarp, Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Erosion control, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Low, spreading groundcover; leaves very small, pubescent, elliptic with rounded tips; flowers small with 5 deep blue, petals.