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Pratia angulata is a low-growing, perennial ground cover plant native to New Zealand.




  • Size: Pratia angulata is a small, spreading plant that forms a dense mat of foliage. It typically grows to a height of about 5-10 cm and can spread extensively.
  • Leaves: The leaves of Pratia angulata are small, oval-shaped, and bright green. The foliage is soft and lush, providing a beautiful carpet-like appearance.
  • Flowers: Produces tiny, star-shaped flowers that are light blue or pale lavender in color. The flowers are held above the foliage on delicate stems and create a lovely display when in bloom.


Growing Conditions:


  • Climate: Pratia angulata is well-adapted to temperate climates and thrives in cool and mild conditions. It can tolerate some frost but prefers milder winters.
  • Sunlight: Grows best in partial shade to full shade. It prefers locations with filtered light or areas that receive a few hours of direct sunlight each day.
  • Soil: The plant prefers well-draining, humus-rich soil. It can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.
  • Watering: Pratia angulata requires regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist. It prefers slightly moist conditions and can suffer in prolonged dry periods.
  • Maintenance: This ground cover is relatively low-maintenance. It requires little to no pruning, but occasional trimming can be done to maintain its shape or remove any leggy growth.


Pratia angulata is a popular ground cover option for shaded areas, rock gardens, and between pavers. Its dense growth habit and beautiful blue flowers make it an attractive addition to various garden settings. As a spreading plant, it can fill in gaps and help suppress weeds. 

Pratia angulata

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