Scientific Name: Lobelia pedunculata Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:matted pratia, trailing pratiaTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CampanulaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Undulate (wavy), Serrulate
Flowers: White, Blue, Jul- Aug- Sep- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Nov- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Summer interest, Perennial border, Rock garden, Ground cover, Container planting, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Low spreading ground cover with blue or white star shaped flowers in late spring to early fall.