Flower Database

Blue star creeper

Basic information
Flower Name
Blue star creeper
Formal Name
Lobelia pedunculata cv. county park
Alias
Matted pratia, Trailing pratia, Lobelia pedunculata, blue star creeper
Habitat
horticultural cultivar of Tasmania
Morph
Creeping perennial plant
Comment
Blue star creeper (Lobelia pedunculata cv. county park) is a horticultural cultivar of the family Campanulaceae, native to Tasmania. It is also called Lobelia pedunculata, matted pratia, trailing pratia and blue star creeper. The grass is low and bears matted, small, bright blue, star-shaped flowers. The flowers are lip-shaped with two lobes on the upper lip and three lobes on the lower lip. It is crawling, making it suitable for ground cover.
Common name: Blue star creeper, scientific name: Lobelia pedunculata cv. county park, Also known as: Lobelia pedunculata, matted pratia, trailing pratia, blue star creeper, Life-type: Creeping perennial, leaf blade: 0.5-0.8 cm, leaf shape: ovate, leaf margin: serrated, leaf color: green, leaf inflorescence: alternate, right and left symmetrical flowers, Inflorescence: Conical inflorescence, corolla tips 5 lobed and flattened, diameter: 0.7 to 1 cm, flower color: bluish-purple, flowering place: leaf axils, fruit: capsule, use: ground cover, potted, bedding, flowering plants.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Campanulaceae
Genus
Lobelia
Species
L. pedunculata cv. county par
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Pot flower
Color
Blue
Season
Apr May Jun Jul
Height
2  ~ 5  [cm]
Diameter
0.7  ~ 1