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Edraianthus pumilio

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.05m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourPale purple-blue
  • Leaf ColourSilvery green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Edraianthus pumilio. A low compact tufted perennial rarely taller than 5cm. Is native to the coastal mountains of Croatia. Bears silvery green, narrow hairy leaves. Pale purple-blue, bell-shaped flowers appear in early summer. It is fully frost hardy so long as it is kept dry in winter.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Alpine

Origin

Coastal mountains of Croatia

Interest and use

Rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich, Gritty
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Propagation

Propagated from seed or cuttings of side shoots.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to slugs and snails outdoors, under glass aphids and red spider mites.

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