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Is Blue Star Creeper drought tolerant?

Last Updated: 8th March, 2020

Blue star creeper requires very little care. Although the plant is very drought tolerant, it benefits from a bit of extra moisture in full sunlight or during hot, dry weather.

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Thereof, how do I get rid of blue star creeper?

Cover the grass growing around the blue star creeper with a sheet, cardboard or another protective shield. Spray the foliage of the unwanted plant, on a dry, calm day, with a nonselective herbicide, such as a ready-to-use glyphosate product.

Subsequently, question is, does Blue Star Creeper spread? Blue Star Creeper Growing Instructions Blue star creeper can spread 18 inches wide so space plants at least a 8 to 10 inches apart for a solid carpet of color. Blue star creeper is not recommended for human or animal consumption.

Simply so, why is my blue star creeper dying?

There are a number of things that could be causing the problem. The dying area could be too wet, which could invite root rot. In fact, this is my first guess - and your extra watering could be making it worse.

Does Blue Star Creeper die in winter?

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis) is a low growing, evergreen groundcover and can be quite invasive. While Isotoma axillaris is only winter hardy in USDA hardiness zone 11, Isotoma fluviatilis is hardy to zone 6 and thrives as a perennial in many parts of the United States.

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