All Things Hobby Miniature Plants: Blue Star Creeper

Common Name: Blue Star Creeper

Family name:: Campanulaceae

Genus:: Isotoma

Species:: axillaris

Cultivar: Blue Stars

Other common names:: Blue Star Creeper, Laurentia, Rock Isotome Isotoma axillaris 'Blue Stars'

Plant type
Annuals

Height
3 - 6 inches

Spread
9-12 inches

USDA Hardiness Zone
1 = Below -50F / Below -45.6C
2a = -50 to -45F / -42.8 to -45.5C
2b = -45 to -40F / -40.0 to -42.7C
3a = -40 to -35F / -37.3 to -39.9C
3b = -35 to -30F / -34.5 to -37.2C
4a = -30 to -25F / -31.7 to -34.4C
4b = -25 to -20F / -28.9 to -31.6C
5a = -20 to -15F / -26.2 to -28.8C
5b = -15 to -10F / -23.4 to -26.1C
6a = -10 to -5F / -20.6 to -23.3C
6b = -5 to 0F / -17.8 to -20.5C
7a = 0 to 5F / -15.0 to -17.7C
7b = 5 to 10F / -12.3 to -14.9C
8a = 10 to 15F / -9.5 to -12.2C
8b = 15 to 20F / -6.7 to -9.4C
9a = 20 to 25F / -3.9 to -6.6C
9b = 25 to 30F / -1.2 to -3.8C
10a = 30 to 35F / 1.6 to -1.1C
10b = 35 to 40F / 4.4 to 1.7C
11 = Above 40F / Above 4.5C

Sun exposure
partial sun
sun to partial shade
full sun

Water Needs
moist
do not over water

Form
horizontal

Foliage
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Bloom season
late spring
early summer
summer
late summer

Bloom Color
blue

Does well in containers?
yes

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