Nertera genus. These are creeping perennial plants. They have a prostrate or creeping habit and there are about 15 species all of which form small mats of foliage. They flowers produced are tiny.
China, S.E.Asia, C & S America
Grown for their mass of spherical, bead-like fruits in autumn. They make excellent alpine house plants.
They are half hardy and will thrive in a cool, sheltered, partial-shaded site with gritty, moist but well-drained sandy soil. They resent winter wet.
You can propagate by division or from seed or tip cuttings in spring.
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