Aethionema pulchellumis a fully hardy perennial evergreen alpine with pink flowers in early Summer and late Spring. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers low levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a inflorescence. It has high drought tolerance. It looks best in Spring and Summer.
Aethionema pulchellum grows in soils ranging from a pH of 7 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5) to 9 (very alkaline ranges from 8.6 to 9). It is adapted to chalk, sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a plant has an ultimate height of 0.3m / 11.8in and spread of 0.3m / 11.8in. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green leaves. The texture can be described as coating easily rubbed off (glaucous).
Alpine, city courtyard garden, container plant, drought resistant, flower border and bed, flowering shrub, garden edging, ground cover, hanging basket, low maintenance, mediterranean, rock garden, small garden/space, dried flower/fruit and flower arranging.-26°C / -14.8F to 4-5 years 0.3m / 11.8in 0.3m / 11.8in
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