Helianthemum alpestre – Buy rockery plants

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Masses of little yellow flowers in the early summer on very prostrate shrubby foliage.

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Description

Helianthemum alpestre description

Dainty yellow flowers in the early summer on ground hugging woody stems – unusual.

Good for the front of a border, or containers, or an alpine bed or rock garden.

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

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rockery or in a tub and is unproblematic in any reasonably drained soil.

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Also known as Helianthemum oelandicum subsp. alpestre.

Common name: Rock Rose, or Sunrose.

Helianthemum alpestre flowering in May
Helianthemum alpestre in May

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a flower bed.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky 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.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

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

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .4 kg
Plant size

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