|US Patent #||('LITGS') PP28629|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||April, May, June|
|Foliage Color||Lime, Yellow|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||4" / 18" / 4"|
|Soil (Garden)||Tolerant of poor soils.|
|Water (Garden)||Low needs once established. Drought tolerant.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage|
|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.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-7
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 4″ / 18″ / 4″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): April, May, June
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 1.0|
|pH||5.6 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||50 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||10 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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