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Convolvulus sabatius

Convolvulus sabatius
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Common Name: Blue Rock Bindweed

Plant Family: Convolvulaceae

Useful for:  Cracks in Paving
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Rock Garden
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Grey
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Trailing
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


This little trailing plant has funnel-shaped, soft blue flowers from mid to summer and is ideal for a sunny, dry location such as a rockery or edge of a raised bed. It comes from dry places around North Africa and the Mediterranean so needs good drainage and a sheltered spot.


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