Chaenorhinum Blue Dream – Mail order alpines


A mass of lilac-blue flowers through the summer.

Handy size, grown in a 9cm pot:


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Chaenorhinum origanifolium Blue Dream description

Blue-lilac flowers with a yellow throat through the summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, alpine garden, rockery, or containers and is a fairly easy plant provided it is given well drained soil and isn’t in an exposed position.

Common name: Dwarf Snapdragon Blue Dream or Dwarf Snapdragon Blue Eyes.

Also known as: Chaenorhinum origanifolium Blue Eyes or Linaria glareosum Blue Dreams.

Chaenorhinum Blue Dream flowering in September
Chaenorhinum Blue Dream in September

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small space at the front of a flower border.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Fairly hardy. Generally survives here in East Anglia, UK, but can get bashed by the winter.

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.
Can trim lightly after flowering to keep a neat shape.

Size of plant:

Height 20 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, rockery plants, herbs wildflowers and ornamental grasses.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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