Dampiera diversifolia


A prostrate perennial with the brightest blue to purple-blue flowers in spring and summer, with contrasting pale centres. It grows from 25 centimetres to a metre across, and is a great groundcovering plant. It comes from the south of Western Australia, and it can do well in a good range of conditions, but best performance is in well drained soil. Good frost tolerance. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring. Propagation is from cuttings.

Family : Goodeniaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Ground cover
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Dampiera diversifolia
Common Name : Dampiera
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : White, Yellow, Blue, Purple
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects