Asperula lilaciflora caespitosa description
Cerise pink buds open to miniature, creamy pink flowers in the summer with a distinctive aroma.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, or along a path, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in a tub and it is easy when given good draining soil.
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Also named as Asperula lilaciflora subsp. lilaciflora
Common name: Woodruff.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, its good for filling a small spot at the front of a flower bed.
Can it be used for planting amongst paving?
Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish, stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
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 5 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.