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Isotoma fluviatilis Blue Star Creeper


Isotoma fluviatillis
Blue Star Creeper
The #1 selling STEPABLE® plant!!

Blue Star Creeper is perfect as a lawn substitute, excellent between stepping stones, under roses, around ponds, patios and decks. Isotoma fluviatilis is a show stopper in a fairy garden container or planted in a topiary and is amazing over flower bulbs. Super easy to grow and can bloom spring through summer if conditions are right. Can survive up to -20 with snow cover.

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Garden Solutions
Part Shade   Sun Foot Traffic:
Bloom Time : Spring Summer ,Summer
Flower color : Blue
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Dark Green
Growth Rate : Fast 12" Plus a year
Habit : Spreading
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height : 1" - 2" (Low Grower with small flower)
Planting Area Environment : Normal (Rainfall under normal condition)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Shade , Part Sun,Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Light,Moderate,Heavy
Soil : Peaty ,Clay ,Sandy ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : Continuous
Zone: 6,7,8,9
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -10
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant No
Pool Area Yes
Deer Resistant No
Humid Area Yes
Kid Traffic Yes
Scented No
Dog Traffic Yes
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees No
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control Yes
Attract Hummingbirds No
Attract Butterflies Yes
Attract Bees No
Deer Resistant No
Rabbit Resistant No
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Gardening Tips from Fran

Blue Star Creeper is one of those plants you cannot write enough great things about. I think it hits every criteria we have except drought tolerent. Even that I am rethinking after watching it make it through an incrediblly tough drought year in Oregon. It grows on top of the ground and underneath as well, sending out runners and creeping through just about any scenario you give it! Blue Star Creepeer loves dog foot traffic, car traffic (with a gravel base) and of course human foot traffic as well! It is an exceptional lawn substitute, pathway plant and the most sensational bark/mulch replacement plant. Put it in a pot, drape it over a wall or stuff it into a wire basket for a unique planter! Isotoma fluviatilis is great in Full Sun to Part Shade Northern US states, Part Sun to Shade in Southern half of US. If you have extreme cold, it may not be the best for you with the given climate Mother Nature is handing us these days. However, saying that, in a more protected micro-climate in a yard, I suspect it will do fine.
-Fran White,
 aka 'The STEPABLES  Lady'

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