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Lithodora - Gromwells

Lithodora (Gromwell) are low-growing evergreen shrubs forming a mat of small, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. In spring and summer, they are literally covered with abundant, brilliant blue or white flowers. Easy to grow in acidic soils in full sun or part shade, Gromwells are ideal choices for rock gardens, slopes, or cascading over retaining walls. Deer resistant, they make terrific groundcovers creating an unforgettable display week after week.

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Lithodora 'Crystal Blue' (Gromwell)

Noted for its large flowers, Lithodora 'Crystal Blue' (Gromwell) is a vigorous, low-growing, evergreen shrub forming a mat of small, lance-shaped, dark green, hairy leaves. In spring and summer, the shrub is literally covered with abundant, sky blue flowers, the largest of the genus. Compact and easy to grow, this plant is ideal for rock gardens, slopes, and cascading over retaining walls. A choice groundcover making an unforgettable display week after week.

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Lithodora diffusa 'Gold ‘n Sapphires' (Gromwell)

Noted for its golden foliage, Lithodora diffusa 'old n' Sapphires' (Gromwell) is a mat-forming evergreen shrub with trailing stems clothed in small, lance-shaped, golden, hairy leaves that remain attractive all summer. In spring and summer, this glowing shrub is studded with profuse, star-shaped, brilliant deep blue flowers which contrast nicely against the golden foliage. This plant is ideal when used as a groundcover on banks or between stepping stones. Great accent for hot, sunny rock gardens.

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Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' (Gromwell)

Vigorous and popular, award-winning Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' (Gromwell) is a mat-forming evergreen shrub with trailing stems clothed in small, lance-shaped, dark green, hairy leaves. In spring and summer, it is studded with profuse, star-shaped, brilliant deep blue flowers held in terminal clusters. This plant is ideal for rock gardens, slopes, and cascading over retaining walls. A choice groundcover making an unforgettable display week after week.

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Lithodora diffusa 'White Star' (Gromwell)

A show stopper, Lithodora diffusa 'White Star' (Gromwell) is a low-growing evergreen shrub forming a neat, round cushion clothed in small, lance-shaped, glossy green, hairy leaves. In spring and summer, the shrub is covered with abundant, gleaming white star-shaped flowers outlined in vibrant blue. Compact and easy to grow, this plant is ideal for rock gardens, slopes, and cascading over retaining walls. A choice groundcover making an unforgettable display week after week.

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