Erinacea genus (Hedgehog broom). This is a dense compact, slow-growing, evergreen sub-shrub, It has hard sharp, blue-green spines and pea-like flowers. They will produce short-lived, soft leaves in the spring. They are frost hard, and require a sheltered position with full sun and a deep, gritty, well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds when available or by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer.
S.W. Europe and Morocco
Seed when available or by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer.
Is susceptible to red spider mites under glass.
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