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Paronychia kapela

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.05m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourGreen
  • Leaf ColourSilver green

Description

Paronychia kapela. This species is a compact mat-forming perennial.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Mediterranean, N. Africa, N. America

Interest and use

Paronychias are very suited to rockeries or alpine houses.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Paronychias are very suited to rockeries or alpine houses requiring a sunny position in well-drained soil. Most species are quite frost hardy but dislike cold and wet in winter.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or layers (they are often self-layering) or by division.

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