Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'
'Heavenly Blue' is a prostrate evergreen shrub forming a wide mat up to 15cm in height, with small, hairy leaves and abundant, vivid deep blue flowers 12mm in width
Other common namespurple gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'
SynonymsLithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'
Lithospermum diffusum 'Heavenly Blue'
see moreLithospermum 'Heavenly Blue'
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
Colour & scent
- Full sun
East–facing or South–facing or North–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Name status
How to grow
Excellent for an open, sunny position with an acidic soil in a rock garden or raised bed
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Gravel garden
- Rock garden
- Patio and container plants
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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