Houstonia caerulea – Mail order alpines

£2.50

A charming creeping plant that has miniature blue flowers with a yellow eye in the spring and summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 12 left in stock

Description

Houstonia caerulea description

A very beautiful little gem of a plant.
Blue starred flowers with a yellow eye in spring and on in to the summer.

Good for the front of a shady border.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a shady border, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in a tub and is undemanding in any reasonably drained soil with some shade.

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Also called Houstonia michauxii.

Houstonia caerulea flowering at the end of April
Houstonia caerulea at the end of April

The best position in the garden:

Prefers partial shade or shade.

Semi shade or shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a space in the front of a shady border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

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 3 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

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

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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