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Gypsophila repens

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Fairly large, established specimen, needs a new home due to re-landscaping

Plant Size
20cm × 40cm

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Plant Finder: about Gypsophila repens

Common names

Alpine gypsophila

Description

Gypsophila repens (Alpine gypsophila). This is a prostrate perennial with stems which form low mounds up to 20cm high and 45cm across. It has narrow bluish-green leaves and will bear panicles of star-shaped white, lilac or pale purple flowers in the summer.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will needs a sunny position. They will grow in dry sandy and stony soils, but it grows well in deep well drained soil.

Interest and use

Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Gypsophila repens | Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH8.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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