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Dampiera diversifolia

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dampiera diversifolia Blue Dampiera,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

A tough native groundcover that has a height of about 30cm and spread of up to 2m. It is covered with masses of spectacular bright blue flowers during spring and summer. This plant makes a fantastic groundcover looking best when planted in mass along retaining walls to get the cascading feature, also looks great in pots and hanging baskets.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: A tough native that can survive quite harsh conditions. For best results keep moist in dry spells and give a light prune after flowering.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Goodeniaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate