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Least Bluet is a flowering plant with light blue-violet flowers.
It grows naturally into large patches that need little maintenance. This plant’s botanical name is Houstonia pusilla. Its other local names include Tiny Bluet, Small Bluet, caused by its size.
Some of the factors that promote Houstonia pusilla include the choice of hardy planting zones, amount of sun or shade required, blooming season and color, heights at maturity, and soil types needed, to mention but a few. Below is a discussion of the conditions mentioned above.
Hardy Planting Zone
Least Bluet is mostly found in wet forests and hillsides.
Houstonia pusilla can endure frigid weather during spring. This flowering plant blossoms in planting zones 3-9. Professionals recommend moderate watering of this plant to promote its vast growth.
Blooming Season and Color
Houstonia pusilla blooms during the late spring and early fall seasons. Flowering happens from May to July during the year. They bloom abundantly in their basal rosette structure, forming an attractive layer of blue-violet flowers. They are simple to transplant by digging up a clump and moving to the desired location. Experts recommend that you should transplant during a time when the frost has passed. People believe that during the bloom season, these flowers provide peace and tranquility.
The plant typically blossoms to a mature peak of 6.1 to 8.0 inches and 8.0 to 10.1 inches broad. Experts advise gardeners to propagate it from seed. When the gardeners do that from source by direct sowing, it progressively grows into dense clusters.
This plant grows best in sandy soil, humus-rich soil, and any well-drained soil. The preferred soil ph. is 5.6 to 6.5 (acidic).
Sun or Shade
Least Bluet does best in full sunlight and can alternate with part shade. It is recommended to water the plant frequently while under direct sunlight. However, do not overdo the watering.