Androsace sempervivoides – Mail order alpines

£2.60

Lovely clusters of little pink flowers in the spring, over compact green rosettes.

Picture shows it coming to the end of it’s flowering in late April.

An easy plant for beginner gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 15 left in stock

Description

Androsace sempervivoides description

Very dainty pink flowers, each with a dark eye appear in spring making it an impressive sight from such compact rosettes.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

A wonderful plant – put at the front of a border, containers, an alpine bed or rock garden or by a patio and is fairly easy because it doesn’t mind the winter wet (here in East Anglia, UK) if it has well drained soil.

Common name: Rock jasmine.

Androsace sempervivoides
Androsace sempervivoides

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flower stems.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Mail order alpines, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses.

Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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