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Lithodora diffusa (Indian Plant)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 9001892

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Lithodora
Species: Lithodora diffusa
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Plant Types edit
  • Evergreen
  • Ground Cover
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • < 6 inches (< 15 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • August
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
Leaf Shape edit
  • Acicular
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Hanging Basket
  • Alpine/Rock Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Acidic / Peaty
  • Sandy / Light
Soil pH edit
  • 5.5 - 5.9 (Medium acidic)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
Wildlife Value edit
  • Deer Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
Skill Level edit
  • Some Experience
Additional Short Notes add
  • needs water at least weekly, does not like to dry out or be too wet edit | delete
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