Isotoma fluviatilis 'Blue Star Creeper'
Common Name: Laurentia fluviatilis, Swamp Isotome.
Zone (5) 6 to 10.
Full sun, with some afternoon shade in southern zones.
1 to 2 inches high groundcover.
Small, light blue, star-shaped flowers bloom from late spring to early summer. Spreading semi-evergreen groundcover mat of round, green leaves.
Blue Star Creeper likes organic, moist, well-drained soil. Mulch around, not on top of plants. Water well the first year. Water weekly during summer droughts or plant in a moist location. Grows to about 1 to 2 inches high mat of round, green leaves, with about 1 foot spread the first year.
Place in rock, woodland and fern gardens, between stepping stones, or with bulbs and lilies. Tolerates foot traffic.
Eighteen (18) plants in 3.5 inch containers per flat (or tray).