Plant Care Blue Star Creeper

Blue Star Creeper

About Blue Star Creeper

This evergreen groundcover bears small, light blue flowers in spring. It prefers moist soil and tolerates foot traffic. It spreads by runners, but can be contained with deep landscaping edging material. It's good for growing under taller plants and can be covered by runners.


Isotoma fluviatilis

Also known as


How to care for Blue Star Creeper


How often to water your Blue Star Creeper

Water needs for Blue Star Creeper
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Star Creeper needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blue Star Creeper

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Blue Star Creeper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Star Creeper: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue Star Creeper may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Blue Star Creeper

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Star Creeper: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blue Star Creeper after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Blue Star Creeper

Blue Star Creeper

Blue Star Creeper

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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