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Evolvulus pilosus (Blue Eyes)

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Plant description

evovulus pilosus blue eyes 1

A very attractive low growing plant with sky blue flowers all through spring and summer. It has grey green foliage that will cascade over pots, hanging baskets, retaining walls and spread out to be a great ground cover. Lightly trimming the foliage will encourage a more dense habit. It is a hardy and easy care plant that can take drought and heat, and suits most soil types.

Propagation is from tip cuttings.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Blue
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.7 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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