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Arenaria ciliata

Fringed sandwort

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Arenaria ciliata (Fringed sandwort). This is a low-spreading shrub, with broadly ovate medium green leaves. The flowers are produced in cymes of white blooms in the early summer.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Sandwort

Origin

N. Europe

Interest and use

Rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You should grow in moist well-drained sandy soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in an open frame in the autumn, divide in the spring.

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