Phuopsis stylosa description:
Creamy pink flowers in the summer, over a ground covering fragrant green mat.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border or on a bank, or in a wooded area and is very easy to grow.
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Common names: Caucasian Crosswort and Large-styled Crosswort.
Also known as: Crucianella stylosa
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and acidic soil.
How much moisture:
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 after flowering to keep it neat.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 100 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 1 plant per square metre.
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