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Swirlin' Grace® Lithodora

Lithodora diffusa 'MonRik' Plant Patent #26,250

Item 075741

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USDA Zone:
6-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

A fantastic new twist on the original with eye-catching variegated leaves. Remarkable on its own, the foliage provides stunning contrast to intense, cobalt blue flowers. Sprawling, slightly mounding form is excellent for ground cover, low border or rock garden accent.

Price: $19.99
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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, spreading 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Lithodora diffusa 'MonRik' Plant Patent #26,250
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Variegated
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Blue
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Cottage
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: Ideal for a traditional rock garden, where it will gracefully mound up against rockery and landscape boulders. Use to soften the edges of retaining walls or unsightly curbs. Spreads over a very large area, making it perfect for massing on slopes, berms and banks to offer tremendous color and erosion control. The two-toned foliage adds a cooling effect, while the cobalt blue flowers make this a natural for blending into Mediterranean landscapes.

Thrives in well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a ground cover, space plants 2-3 ft. apart, or closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in.

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