Hypsela longiflora – Buy alpines online

£2.50

Squat pink flowers with magenta splashes over a green carpet in the spring and summer.

An easy plant to grow for beginner gardeners.

Handy size, grown in 9cm pot.

Only 18 left in stock

Description

Hypsela longiflora description

Pink starred flowers with magenta markings in spring and summer.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a shady border, on a pathway, in containers, alpine bed, rockery or by a patio.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.

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Also known as Hypsela reniformis.

Common name: Pixie Carpet.

Hypsela longiflora flowering in August
Hypsela longiflora in August

The best position in the garden:

Prefers partial shade or shade, but is okay in the sun.

Sun or semi shade or shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

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

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil. Tolerates clay soil.

How much moisture:

Moist or 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 30 cm.

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

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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