Mertensia maritima
OYSTER PLANT
Boraginaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
Photo coming
 
Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.1m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Origins: Europe-W Russia, USA

Other Botanical Names:

Other Common Names:

 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Sand Flower

Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial
H: 0.9m W: 0.5m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Find out more

Member's Tip

Fast plant facts

Lyn, Lisarow NSW
Take cuttings of plants and share with friends, make a native garden, and accommodate local wildlife/birds too, and mulch. Enjoy your garden.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Mertensia maritima
OYSTER PLANT
Boraginaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.1m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue

Flowering Time: early summer

Leaves: blue-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits alpine, coastal, cottage, mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: border, informal edging, groundcovers, mass planting, crevice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






Advert