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DESCRIPTION: This early blooming selection features large, star shaped, violet-blue flowers that rise above ferny cut foliage; this compact mounded plant is great for border fronts, patio edging, or containers
BOTANICAL NAME: Isotoma axillaris 'Tmlu 1301'
OTHER NAMES: Laurentia, Rock Isotome, Solenopsis
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 30 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 45 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to part shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Lavender overtones with yellow eyes
FLOWERING TIME: Late summer to fall
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Dark green
COLD HARDINESS: Annual
WATER NEEDS: Average
Fizz N Pop™ Glowing Violet Blue Stars features showy violet star-shaped flowers with lavender overtones and yellow eyes rising above the foliage from mid spring to mid fall. Its attractive deeply cut ferny leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Fizz N Pop™ Glowing Violet Blue Stars is an herbaceous annual with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.
Fizz N Pop™ Glowing Violet Blue Stars is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Fizz N Pop™ Glowing Violet Blue Stars will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.
Fizz N Pop™ Glowing Violet Blue Stars is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.