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Linnaea Genus

Twin flower

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General Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich, Peaty
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Linnaea genus (Twin flower). This is one species of evergreen, creeping summer-flowering, sub-shrubby perennial, it produces an extensive twiggy mat. The flowers produced are bell-shaped and have deep pink markings.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Shrubs

Origin

Eurasia & N. America

Cultivation

They are very frost hardy, You can plant it in a cool, moist area with loose, acidic peat soil and partial-shade.

Propagation

You can propagate by rooted runners in the spring, by softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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