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Erinus alpinus Alpine Balsam

ERINUS ALPINUS ALPINE BALSAM

Erinus alpinus
Alpine Balsam DROUGHT-WISE
Low growing carpet of olive-green serrated tufts. Lovely spikes of violet flowers bloom in late spring and engulf the entire plant. Excellent plant to use in rock gardens, dry creeks or amongst roses. This plant needs excellent drainage to be content. Shear back blooms to keep tidy.

Drought Tolerant/Drought Wise

 

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Part Sun   Sun Foot Traffic:
TO
Bloom Time : Late Spring
Flower color : Pink
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Light Green
Growth Rate : Moderate 6"-10" a year
Habit : Clumping
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height : 1" - 4" (Fairly Low Grower with taller flower spike)
Planting Area Environment : Low Water (Dry area little to no water),Normal (Rainfall under normal condition)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Sun,Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Light
Soil : Clay ,Sandy ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : 6"
Zone: 6,7,8,9,10
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -10
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant Yes
Pool Area No
Deer Resistant Yes
Humid Area No
Kid Traffic No
Scented No
Dog Traffic No
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees Yes
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control No
Attract Hummingbirds Yes
Attract Butterflies Yes
Attract Bees Yes
Deer Resistant Yes
Rabbit Resistant Yes
Additional Comment:
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Tips from Fran
This is an exceptional plant and worth having. It is equally at home in a rock garden or in a garden setting.
 
-Fran Hopkins,
 aka ‘The STEPABLES Lady’
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