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Pronunciation: dam-pee-AIR-ah di-ver-si-FO- lee-a
Common Name: Blue Dampiera
Height to: 3'
Width to: 6'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
- 70 to 60ºF ZONE 13
- 80 to 70ºF ZONE 14
Bloom Description: Blue Dampiera (Dampiera diversifolia) produces solitary, dark blue flowers, 1/2" across, on short peduncles from the leaf axils.
- early summer
- mid summer
- late summer
- full sun
- part sun
Soil Type: Dampiera diversifolia prefers well drained, neutral to acid soil.
Pests and Diseases: Dampiera diversifolia is rarely affected by pests and diseases.
Propagation: Divide Dampiera diversifolia rootstocks and seperate suckers in spring; root semi ripe cuttings in summer.
Native to: Dampiera diversifolia is native to Western Australia
Dampiera diversifolia is a densely branched, suckering, prostrate perennial. The lance shaped to inversely lance shaped, hairless, leathery leaves, to 1 1/4" long, are entire or minutely toothed.
Dampiera diversifolia care: Under glass, grow in soil based potting mix in full light with some mid day shade. In growth, water freely, applying a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly; keep just moist in winter.
Source: Various resources including The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
- 150 to 180 days ZONE 10
- 180 to 210 days ZONE 11
- Greater then 210 ZONE 12
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