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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite-green, yellow-white

Description

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. This species is highly fragrant with basal leaves. The flowers are white-green or yellow-white.

Characteristics

Annual or Biennial, Fragrant

Origin

South Africa.

Interest and use

Use in borders and on sunny banks where they will quickly create a rich carpet of colour. Can also be used in low maintenance hanging baskets.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Poor quality
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Grow them in a light, well drained soil with full sun. They thrive in poor sandy, sheltered conditions. Add sharp grit to the soil prior to planting in order to improve drainage and prevent root rot.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the spring.

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