Laurentia - Blue Star Creeper - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
If you're looking for a low-maintenance, low-profile, quickly growing ground cover with a long bloom season, consider Blue Star Creeper. Use it where you want a low-maintenance cover at a distance from high-traffic areas. It's perfect around patios and between stepping stones, but bear in mind that foliage and stems that spread over the edges of hard surfaces will be crushed if mashed.
Name(s): Laurentia fluviatilis (aka Isotoma fluviatilis, Pratia pedunculata, Lobelia fluviatilis, Pratia puberula), Blue Star Creeper, Swamp Isotome, Matted Pratia.
Flower Color: Blue.
Bloom Time: Spring to fall.
Foliage: Herbaceous, semi-evergreen, evergreen.
Height/Spread: 3 inches x 9 inches to 18 inches.
Climate Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Average, moist, pH 6.0 to 7.8.
Features: Tolerates foot traffic.
Uses: Ground cover, lawn substitute, container gardens.
Comments: Laurentia fluviatilis (aka Isotoma fluviatilis, Pratia pedunculata, Lobelia fluviatilis, Pratia puberula), also known as Blue Star Creeper, Swamp Isotome, Matted Pratia, is a wonderful lawn substitute. Tiny green leaves form a low, dense mat. Foliage is evergreen in warmer climates, semi-evergreen in cooler ones. Small, light blue flowers bloom from spring to fall. Mature height is 3 inches. Blue Star Creeper spreads to 18 inches. It tolerates foot traffic. This is an excellent ground cover solution for any size area. Blue Star Creeper is perfect around patios and between stepping stones. It works well as a lawn substitute or green roof plant.
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