How to grow Isotoma axillaris

Isotoma axillaris growing subshrub of the genus Isotoma also known as Rock isotome or Showy isotome, Isotoma axillaris perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant and as groundcover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial and 2+ as annual.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape with serrated margin

Isotoma axillaris flower

Flower color can be: blue, purple or white in star shape.

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How to grow Isotoma axillaris growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive plant

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead flowers and leaves

Size of the plant:
10-40cm, 4-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Star shape flowers in colors blue, purple or white

Scientific name:

Isotoma axillaris

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Ornamental parts

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