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Erinacea pungens

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Features

  • Growth HabitMound
  • Leaf ColourBlue green

Description

Erinacea pungens. This species has a mound forming growth habit, it has branching stems with 3-palmate dark grey-green leaves and lance-shaped leaflets. The flowers are borne in the spring and the summer with cluster of blue-purple blooms.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

S.W. Europe and Morocco

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty

Propagation

Seed when available or by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Is susceptible to red spider mites under glass.

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