Great small-scale groundcover for rock gardens! Dwarf spreading form with dainty violet flowers that show color for many months. Lush mound of deep green foliage is lightly marbled chartreuse. Nearly evergreen in most climates. 2008 Perennial Plant of the Year. From Rozanne and Friends™.
Plant type: Groundcover, Perennial
Growth habit:Mounding, Spreading
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 20 in. tall, spreading 24 in. wide.
Special features:Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Gift Plant
Blooms:Early Spring through Summer
Flower attributes: Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Garden style: Cottage, Rustic
Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design Ideas: A perfect spreading plant whose mat-like habit makes it great in mass or for nooks and crannies in rock outcroppings The chartreuse foliage makes a beautiful statement spilling over walls into a waterfall of seasonal color. A good plant in large pots containing patio trees and mixed perennials. At home in a cottage or xeriscape rock garden design, this perennial will spread on banks or soften the edges of lawns, patios and retaining walls.
Companion Plants: Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)