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botanical name:
Alyssum spinosum var. roseum
Alyssum spinosum var. roseum © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Alyssum spinosum 'Roseum'
family:  Brassicaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Low growing, rounded or mounding alpine subshrub with wiry, spine-tipped stems of tiny grey leaves. This variety is covered with small clusters of rose-pink flowers in early summer.

cultivation:
Very well drained, poorish gritty or sandy soil in full sun.

usage:
Rock gardens, alpine beds and containers, wall crevices

other notes:
From South-eastern France and Spain.

RHS AGM

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