Blue star creeper
Flower NameBlue star creeper
Formal NameLobelia pedunculata cv. county park
AliasMatted pratia, Trailing pratia, Lobelia pedunculata, blue star creeper
Habitathorticultural cultivar of Tasmania
MorphCreeping perennial plant
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.
SpeciesL. pedunculata cv. county par
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flowering placeGarden Pot flower
SeasonApr May Jun Jul
Height2 ~ 5 [cm]
Diameter0.7 ~ 1