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Lithodora diffusa ‘Grace Ward’


This easy groundcover has dark green foliage that is topped for long periods in spring and summer with masses of royal blue flowers. Great for spilling over walls. Shear lightly after flowering to encourage a compact habit and further reblooming.

Common Name: Lithodora

Family: Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Heathland and scrub from low to higher elevations.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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