Free-flowering groundcover, a mass of sapphire-blue flowers against rich copper-green leaves in late spring. Superlative weed-suppressing plant, resilient to a wide range of growing conditions. If you want richer brown leaf colour give it some shade for at least part of the day. This guy is pretty passionate about Chocolate Chip
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DESCRIPTION: Spreading fast-growing groundcover that grows in a dense mat of small slender tan-copper-green leaves, with spring-summer flowers in deep blue. Leaf colour is more intense in shade. Chocolate Chip has smaller leaves than purpurea,. USE IN: Mass planting, between pavers and under taller shrubs, ideal natural weed mat. LOCATION: Plant in part sun to shade in moist, well-draining humus-rich soil for best results. Can survive temporary waterlogging and will grow in clay. Will tolerate sunny locations but needs more water and protecting from afternoon sun. Frost hardy CARE: No pruning required. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water regularly during dry periods. Apply a slow-release fertiliser during Spring HEIGHT & WIDTH: 10 cm H x 1 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.