Lithodora diffusa ‘White Star’

 
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Common Names: Lithodora

 

Family: Boraginaceae

Origin: Mediterranean

Type: Evergreen perennial

Size: 6-12 in. high, 18 in. wide

Flowers: Flowers have white centers of petals surrounded with blue, spring, summer; narrow lance-shaped dark green hairy leaves

Uses: Ground cover, rock garden, border, color accent, walls. Tolerates heat.

Wildlife: Deer resistive.

Soil: Well-drained; does not tolerate alkaline soils.

Water: Low to medium

Sun: Full sun to some shade

Pruning: Dead head or shear spent flowers. Can become leggy if not pruned back.

Pests & Diseases: (None found.)

Notes: Hardy to -10° F.