Also known as Myrtle, and an extremely popular evergreen ground cover. This selection forms a dense mat of glossy dark green leaves, studded with bright-blue flowers in spring. This plant is very shade tolerant, the leaves will sometimes scorch in too much sun. Tolerates dry shade once plants are established. Stems root into the ground readily, and the new plants that form may be easily moved to a new location in spring or early fall. It is possible to mow the patch low after blooming every couple of years will help to keep it thick. Plant 4 to 10 plants per square yard. This is the classic form and is popular in gardens everywhere.