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Isotoma fluviatilis
  • Isotoma or Blue Star Creeper is a fast growing groundcover for sun to part shade
  • Blue Star Creeper makes a tight mat that can take foot traffic
  • Isotoma or Blue Star Creeper produces thousands of tiny blooms throughout the summer
Blooms all summer!

Isotoma fluviatilis

Fast growing sun to part shade ground cover!
Item: #ISOFL1Q
ZONE 5,6,7,8,9
As low as $7.19
  • Fast-growing ground cover for sun to part shade
  • Tolerates heavy foot traffic
  • Blooms all summer long
  • Excellent Lawn Substitute
  • Perfect for pathways, edging, rock walls
  • Pot Size: Jumbo Quarts
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Isotoma fluviatilis Description

Few other ground covers are as easy or long-blooming as Blue Star Creeper. If you're looking for a colorful, low-maintenance replacement for your lawn or pathways, then this is the plant for you!

Tight 3" tall matts form to spread flowering carpets of blue flowers to 18" wide in a single year.

Isotoma is a deciduous groundcover that tolerates heavy foot traffic. Blooms last all summer long.   Full sun to part shade will provide best growth and flowering.

Great flowering ground cover to plant among Hardy Ferns, Hostas, Hydrangeas, and Knock Out Roses.

Special Features: Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Heat Tolerant, Multi-seasonal Interest, Pest Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Season Extender

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Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Isotoma fluviatilis
  • Common Name:
    Blue Star Creeper
  • Zone:5,6,7,8,9
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun to Part Shade
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship Form:
    1 Quart
  • Soil Type:
    Normal
  • Soil Moisture:
    Average
  • Height x Width:
    3" X 18"
  • Flower Color:
    Soft Blue
  • Foliage Color:
    Green
  • Bloom Season:
    Spring & Summer
  • Uses:
    Alpine & Rock, Container Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, Rock Garden, Small Spaces, Under Planting
  • Cannot Ship to:
    AK, CAN, HI, PR
  • Patent #:None

Ideas and How-to's

SUGGESTED PRODUCTS

PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Will grow in sandy, silty, loamy soil. Prefers a moist, well drained soil. Suffers in compacted and wet soils, so amend compacted or clay soils appropriately before planting.Light: Full sun to part shade. Benefits from some afternoon shade in warmer growing zones.
Water: Water regularly until established. Although the plant is very drought tolerant, it benefits from a bit of extra moisture in full sunlight or during hot, dry weather.
Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
Fertilizing: An application of any general-purpose garden fertilizer before new growth emerges in spring will keep the plant well-nourished throughout the growing season.
Winterizing: No special care needed
Maintenance & Pruning: Shearing the plant down to about an inch in autumn helps keep the plant tidy during the winter months.

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Dorothee J  |  Oct 15, 2014
I wanted to let you know that I just received my plants and I am extremely impressed with the quality and care put into packaging and shipping my order to me.

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