|US Patent #||PP28629 ('LITGS')|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||4" / 18" / 4"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||April, May, June|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Lime, Yellow|
|Soil||Tolerant of poor soils.|
|pH||5.6 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|Nutritional Needs||Light or no fertilizer.|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Low needs once established. Drought tolerant.|
|How Different?||First gold foliage form. Also great vigor and holds color all summer.|
|Landscape Value||Great accent groundcover for hot, sunny banks or rock gardens. Can also use as edging. Drought tolerant.|
|Finish Time to 4"||10 - 12 weeks|
|Comments||Needs good drainage and no winter leaf cover or mulch.|
Lithodora GOLD ‘N SAPPHIRES™
These deep blue flowers make a beautiful contrast to the gold foliage. The lovely gold foliage stays attractive all summer. Excellent vigor, surprisingly good in the sun. Great used as a groundcover on banks or between stepping stones.
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