|L. erinus is a showy and dependable edging plant that may be categorized as a low growing and bushy or trailing perennial. Leafy, branching stems are covered in blue, pink, red, violet, purple or white flowers 1/2 inch across with yellow or white eyes and broad, fan-shaped lower lips. Bloom time from summer to frost. Trailing varieties are excellent in large planters or smaller pots. Will live through the winter in mild areas. Be patient with sown seeds as it can take up to 2 months for them to become transplanting size. Prefers moist, rich soil and will continue to self-sow once established.