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A low plant (30mm tall) with long but straight and tough creeping stems which very occasionally put down new roots (like strawberries?); At the ends of stems are seasonal clusters of short-lived flowers which put one new flower out each day; flowers in full bloom are sky blue with five bi-lobed petals, a tiny tag between lobes, white into the centre and five white and blue stamens; the plant spreads each spring to about 2 metres wide with many flowers late summer; a key plant to attract Amegilla cingulata into our garden.
Suburban garden; has been tried in different locations and although it survived for years in very harsh conditions it now thrives in moist soil with partial shade.
Native to tropical-temperate Africa and Asia.