ARENARIA montana

Sandwort –

0091 These plants have narrow glossy green leaves that form mats of foliage. In mid-spring the plant is blanketed by 1/2″” wide white flowers. Great for rock gardens and borders. Spread 8-12″”.

A very classy little alpine or rock garden plant. This forms a low evergreen cushion of dark green leaves, bearing loads of large white flowers during the spring months.

Winchester Gardens generally stocks this item. 

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Sandwort

Perennial
3
Spring, Summer
White
Deep Green
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4-6″
10-12″

Site Selection
Sandwort should be grown in full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil.

Planting Instructions
“Arenaria montana has shallow root systems and seedlings can dry out very quickly. Cover substrate with vermiculite or mulch to retain water and keep your eye on small plants until they establish themselves
A relatively low maintenance perennial, simply remove damaged foliage in spring and fertilise with a complete balanced fertiliser, don’t fertilise after mid September. It should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season’s flowers.”

Care
Because it has a shallow root system, it needs to be watered during dry periods in spring and summer. Later in the season, as the temperature begins to cool off, it can tolerate some dryness. Propagate by division in late summer or early fall.

Companion Plants
Heuchera, Sedum, Sempervivum, Aurinia, Ajuga and Phlox.

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