Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Container
Rock Garden
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Evergreen
Ground Cover
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Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Isotoma fluviatilis

Blue Star Creeper

Tiny green leaves make a dense, low growing mat to replace the lawn or place between stepping stones, under shrubs, and around ponds and decks. Small light blue star-shaped flowers cover the plant in spring.

Height:

2-4 Inches

Spacing:

12-18" (30-46 cm)

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Light blue.

Isotoma (eye-so'-to-ma)

Family: Campanulaceae · Common Name: Star Flower

Star flowers formerly in the genus Laurentia are mostly found in Australia. A wonderful creeping speciman for filling the edge of a pond or moist landscape. Gardeners with sensitive skin should wear gloves when handling foliage or sap.

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