Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' is a mat-forming shrubby plant with trailing stems of deep green, hairy, narrow foliage. A very popular cultivar, it has bright blue, star-shaped blooms in spring and summer. Also know as Gromwell, this perennial is good as a ground cover for rock gardens and slopes. Lithodora 'Grace Ward' is also lovely trailing over ledges or walls. Suitable for coastal areas.
Lithodora diffusa 'Grace Ward' prefers full sun to light shade and well-drained soil. It appreciates afternoon shade in warmer areas. Attractive to butterflies and bees.